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Jet Rescue Responds To Earthquake In Mexico

The management and employees of Jet-Rescue, Mexico’s largest air-ambulance Company, are saddened by the devastating loss of life and property in our country. We are grateful that our employees, and their families, are unharmed. Our med-evac operations continue, uninterrupted, from our large base in the Toluca International Executive Airport (45- minutes outside of the Federal District of Mexico), and from our seasonal base in Guadalajara. Jet Rescue Air Ambulance is fully...

21-09-2017 iPMI Magazine Medical Air Ambulance Repatriation Medevac Company News

Global Expansion Of 2nd.MD Innovative Expert Opinion

Second opinions can save lives, and that’s exactly what 2nd.MD is doing by facilitating interactive video consults in the second opinion marketplace. Now reaching 46 countries and covering more than 12 million lives, 2nd.MD performs more expert medical consultations than any other service in the market. Facts and Figures The facts of misdiagnoses and medical error are startling. In the United States alone: Medical error and misdiagnosis is now the third leading cause...

20-09-2017 Articles Case Studies

National Friendly Private Medical Insurance Plan To Ease NHS Waiting Times

National Friendly is pushing its Out Patient Optimum product as a potential solution to UK GP waiting times. The private medical insurance plan offers a range of benefits which importantly includes the ability for customers to gain immediate access to a network of private GPs across the UK, making it particularly suited to patients who are time-poor or who are not prepared to wait on average 13 days for a GP...

20-09-2017 iPMI Product News

Developing Cover For New Risks

Munich Re combines its in-depth knowledge of risk with innovative technologies and insurance solutions to shape the transformation of the insurance industry. The current natural catastrophes in the USA and India demonstrate all too painfully the significant gap in cover for natural hazard losses. While the demands placed on insurers are changing rapidly, their fundamental role remains the same – namely to secure value in order to promote prosperity and preserve livelihoods...

12-09-2017 iPMI Magazine Risk News

Enhancing Plans To Meet Fresh Challenges In The International Private Medical Insurance Market

AXA Global Healthcare has announced it will be enhancing its IPMI plans from October 2017 to meet the fresh challenges in the International Private Medical Insurance market. These updates include improvements to key offerings such as the International Health Plan, and Global Protect Health Plan in Hong Kong. Enhancements have been made across several areas of cover, including policy limits on the Standard and Prestige Plus plans, improved ambulance transport benefit and an...

12-09-2017 iPMI Product News

Download: iPMI Magazine International Medical Assistance And TPA Provider Network Directory September 2017

The September 2017 edition of the stand alone edition of the iPMI Magazine International Medical Assistance And TPA Provider Network Directory Company Guide is out now. Featuring the latest company data and intelligence from the global emergency medical and security assistance sector.   This edition of the international TPA and emergency medical assistance buyers guide features company information on Athens Assistance, Egypt In Touch, Healix International, International Assistance Group, Payor Fusion, Rowland Brothers International And Transworld...

12-09-2017 iPMI Magazine Medical Travel Technical Roadside Assistance Company News

Download: iPMI Magazine Insurance Providers Network Directory September 2017

Download the IPMI Provider Network Directory Company Guide September 2017. Featuring Aetna International, Bellwood Prestbury, Cigna Global IPMI, DavidShield, Generali Global Health, GeoBlue, Globality Health, Healthcare International, Integra Global, Pacific Cross International and Wellaway. Searching the internet for more international medical and private health care insurance industry data on the most important international medical insurance players in the industry? Check out the latest IPMI report, International and Expatriate Healthcare And Insurance 2016, click here.

12-09-2017 iPMI Magazine Breaking News

Download: iPMI Magazine Air Ambulance Owners Operators Brokers Provider Network Directory Company Guide September 2017

The September 2017 issue of the stand alone edition of the iPMI Magazine Air Ambulance Owners Operators Brokers Provider Network Directory Company Guide is out now. Featuring the latest company data and intelligence from the global medical transportation sector. Providers In Focus: Learn All About Leading Emergency Medical Transportation Providers Air Alliance, Awesome Air Evacuation, Jet Executive, Jet Rescue, Quick Air And Tyrol Air Ambulance. Choosing the right international air or ground ambulance provider is critical...

12-09-2017 iPMI Magazine Breaking News

Aetna Offers Assistance To Members Affected By Hurricane Irma

Aetna is offering resources to members who have been affected by Hurricane Irma in Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Florida, South Carolina, North Carolina and the counties of Atkinson, Bacon, Brantley, Bryan, Bulloch, Burke, Camden, Candler, Charlton, Chatham, Clinch, Coffee, Echols, Effingham, Emanuel, Evans, Glynn, Jenkins, Jeff Davis, Liberty, Long, McIntosh, Pierce, Screven, Tattnall, Toombs, Treutlen, Wayne and Ware in Georgia. Aetna members can refill their prescriptions early, if needed. Those...

11-09-2017 iPMI Magazine Disaster Preparedness Recovery News

New International Health Insurance Plan For Individuals In Dubai

Pacific Prime has announced it has partnered with Orient Insurance PJSC, Allianz Worldwide Care to help deliver a new international health insurance solution for individuals in Dubai. David Hayes, Global Director of Sales and Renewals at Pacific Prime, said the company is excited to be working with Allianz. “We’re delighted to continue delivering on our relationship with long-term partner, Allianz Worldwide Care, to help launch their Dubai-based plan for individuals. What’s more, we...

08-09-2017 iPMI Product News

iPMI Magazine Interviews

iPMI Magazine Speaks With Mr John Casey CEO Pacific Cross International

Mr. Casey has a long history in the ASEAN region and is currently in the Philippines. He is currently both President & CEO of Pacific Cross (Philippines) and Chief Executive Officer and Director of the holding company of his group’s health insurance and related businesses in Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines and Vietnam. Prior to his current appointment, he was President of a US life insurance company in the Philippines. Aside from directly building a significant health insurance company in the Philippines, he is focused on a long term business plan for the group to establish a common branded ASEAN specialist health insurance business across the region in...

iPMI Magazine Speaks With Andrew Apps Head Of Global Healthcare Bellwood Prestbury About International Private Medical Insurance for High Net Worth Individuals

Please introduce yourself and background in the International Private Medical Insurance (IPMI) market: Having enjoyed 32 years working in the PMI industry, the past 26 years exclusively in the international sector, I have gained firsthand experience of how both insurers and intermediaries operate, enabling an understanding of the way each side behaves and the changing demands of one of the insurance industry’s fasting growing sectors. As a seasoned traveller and former expatriate, I have worked extensively across South East Asia, the Former Soviet Union, Eastern Europe, Africa and the Middle East, developing business operations with local and multi-national companies. This valuable experience has enabled a unique understanding not...

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