The health insurance business in Turkey is prepared to be logged in Complementary Health Insurance product Cigna Health Life and Pension, one of the partners Cigna Global, Covidien-19 pandemics of health and his global scale to shed light on the impact of the good life perceptions third 'Covidien-19 The results of the Global Impact Study have been published.
According to the study, the current pandemic conditions and limited living conditions increased the financial anxiety and stress of individuals all over the world. According to the results of the study, people think that mitigating the negative consequences of the pandemic will be a long struggle, especially in working from home conditions. Underlining that people's insecurity in fulfilling their financial obligations is still at the forefront on a global scale, the most important driving forces that facilitate adaptation to pandemic conditions and increase resilience are family and friends.
roots in the field of insurance that goes back 200 years, serving customers in excess of 30 million in more than 180 countries and in Turkey, Cigna Health Life and one of the pension's common Cigna Global, which performs all the world's health and well-being perceptions to reveal '360 Best It published the results of the third “Cigna COVID-19 Global Impact Study”, which is part of the Survey of Life. As part of the research, more than 19 people from 11 countries, including China, Singapore, Spain, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom and the United States, were consulted to better understand the well-being impact of the COVID-20.000 outbreak on people around the world.
Pandemic and restrictions increase financial anxiety and stress
Cigna Sağlık Hayat ve Emeklilik A.Ş., evaluating Cigna Global's impact research that spans a wide time and various geographies, General Manager Pınar Kuriş said, “The research has given us the chance to closely observe how the COVID-19 epidemic affects people's changing attitudes towards health, well-being and professions all over the world. The pandemic is still very influential on people's perceptions of their financial future, even on the anniversary. Globally, nearly half (49%) of respondents say the economic environment will have a negative impact on their financial situation and planning. This is a consequence that puts the welfare of the whole world at risk and negatively affects motivation and hopes for the future. If we want to emerge stronger and resilient from this crisis from the perspective of a global insurance company, we know that it is critical to ensure that people feel supported in their daily lives and spend quality time with their loved ones, rather than focusing solely on business results. Cigna Insurance rooted in our experience we receive from Global Cigna insurance industry we operate in Turkey Turkey, taking into account all these indicators, our lifelong promise of being together we are approaching our customers with precision. I can say that we have developed our Complementary Health Insurance product, which we will offer to our customers in the near future, with this point of view, and that we have organized our services together with this product to cover changing customer needs with the pandemic. " made statements.
Worldwide, only 27% of people are confident they can continue with their routine payments
In particular, the research shows that there is a sense of acceptance around the world that the pandemic will have long-term effects on financial matters. As the northern hemisphere enters winter, it is observed that the atmosphere of trust and optimism slows down again with the repetition of restrictions and the increase of infections, which has important effects on business and social life.
While many governments try to balance their economies with the virus and restrictions, people are increasingly concerned about meeting household expenses, according to the study. Worldwide, only 27% of people say they are confident they can keep up with their routine payments. In the USA, the country most affected by the pandemic, people's confidence in the ability to pay for their home costs fell to 36% in the last quarter, while in Hong Kong, the proportion of people who think their finances will deteriorate to 63% and Singapore to 52%. In the UK, it appears to have reached 43% and is on the rise.
Pınar Kuriş continues her evaluations as follows: “With our Complementary Health Insurance product, which we developed in this period, where we understand once again how precious the health of ourselves and our loved ones is, we provide treatment opportunities in private hospitals and other health institutions that have an agreement with SGK without paying any additional fee, and at the same time, We also aim to help our policyholders manage their health expenses with the many health services we offer. "
Stress increased when work and personal life balance deteriorated
Data on people's responses to COVID-19 throughout the year reveal a number of factors that can often indicate the presence of stress. According to the study, global stress levels are high and 83% of respondents report that they are stressed. 79% of people state that they are available for work after working hours or on weekends as the “constant online” state is increasing and they continue to check their emails. Research shows that one of the biggest drivers of personal stress, especially, is the stress observed in the person's relatives. Concentration problem, negative perspective, or lack of productivity in one's spouse or partner emerges as one of the sources of stress.
In the study, it is stated that people face multiple pressures in their personal lives because of the high rates of online working. In addition, it is another indicator that companies should make new developments according to changing behaviors and needs and be prepared for the long-term effects of the pandemic. In the research, it is stated that being able to identify, alleviate and manage excessive stress burdens will help team members feel supported and in return businesses achieve better results. Starting from this point, it is stated that variables such as job stability, good career development and good work-life balance that help to alleviate the impact of stress are seen as clear opportunities that employers can take into consideration to support their teams.
Time spent with friends and family increases stamina
Although the research shows that the epidemic has serious effects on the perception of good life, people adapt better to the conditions thanks to their family and friends. 53% of respondents cite family and friends as the main source of resilience. This is followed by governments with 43%, healthcare services with 36% and employers with 26%. The longer and more quality families spend together, the more positive they feel about the good life of their loved ones and children.
Working from home may be in our lives in the future
56% of respondents say they want to continue working from home in at least half of the time in the future. The biggest increase is seen in the summer months.