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Integra Global Announces New Partnerships For Worldwide Health Plans

Integra Global, a leading provider of international health plans, announces new partnership with insurer MGEN. Philip Catterton, Managing Director at Integra Global Group, commented, "We have a fantastic and growing client base around the world and are proud to be able to offer our members an even stronger health plan as a result of these new partnerships.   "We've put together an unbeatable package of financial strength, prompt and efficient claims servicing and access...

15-06-2018 iPMI Product News

iPMI Magazine International Medical Cost Containment Provider Network Directory

International Medical Insurers, Medical Providers and Assistance Networks looking for an international cost containment and claims management partner need look no further than page 73 of the latest cost containment round table. Complete cost containment company business intelligence in the new cost containment and claims management directory featuring Cegedim Insurance Solutions, Global Excel, Payer Fusion, MDabroad and Transworld Claims Solutions.  

12-06-2018 iPMI Magazine Breaking News

International Medical Cost Containment Strategies 2018

In a Closed Door Exclusive Round Table Business Forum iPMI Magazine Spoke with C-Suite Industry Leaders from the International Medical Cost Containment Market about International Medical Cost Containment Strategies For Global Medical Payors And Providers. Although international risks have changed the cost of healthcare around the world remains a key concern for the international private medical insurance industry. This round table defines the complex nature of international cost containment and how...

11-06-2018 Latest RT

Tunisia’s Tourism Sees Growth: International Assistance Group Appoints Help Group As Core Partner

The world’s largest alliance of independent assistance companies, International Assistance Group (IAG) has appointed Tunis based Help Group to the limited classification of Core Partner specifically for Tunisia. Founded in 2011, Help Group International handle almost 15,000 cases per year in medical and travel assistance and more than 1 million invoices are managed through third-party administration (TPA) services. With a focus on quality, international accreditations have been attained in quality management, environment...

06-06-2018 iPMI Magazine Medical Travel Technical Roadside Assistance Company News

Combatting Fraud, Waste And Abuse In IPMI

Global health care benefits provider Aetna International has launched a new report investigating the cost of fraud, waste and abuse on the health care industry, which costs the sector tens of billions of dollars every year. Combatting fraud is of huge importance to Aetna International so that care, money and resources go towards improving global health whilst also keeping individual premiums down.  The report identifies how Aetna International’s International Special Investigations Unit...

25-05-2018 iPMI Magazine Breaking News

Actisure Triumphs In Celent Awards

Cegedim Insurance Solutions’ health insurance management system wins XCelent awards for “Breadth of Functionality” and “Customer Base”. Actisure has been awarded the XCelent “Breadth of Functionality” and “Customer Base” awards in Celent’s Healthcare Policy and Administration (‘PAS’) 2018 Report. This followed a thorough evaluation of 28 vendors, at the end of which Cegedim Insurance Solutions’ health insurance management system Actisure not only retained its 2015 ‘Functionality’ XCelent Award, but also added...

21-05-2018 iPMI Magazine Information Technology News

New Range Of iPMI Plans Launched For The Russian Market

Allianz Care with Allianz Russia announce the launch of a new range of iPMI plans for the Russian market. Offering worldwide cover, these solutions include a range of Individual Plans specifically designed to suit the needs of local and expat individuals and families.  A suite of Group Plans has also been designed to meet the needs of SMEs and large multinationals. A portable solution offering comprehensive healthcare cover, customers of the International Healthcare Plans for...

27-04-2018 iPMI Product News

BREXIT: The Impact For Insurers And Brokers Operating In Or Planning to Operate In The UK And Europe Sample Contents

View sample contents here for free - from the new market research report  "BREXIT and INSURANCE". Ian Youngman, author of the brand new market research report Brexit and Insurance laments that deluded insurers and brokers still cling to a hope that British politicians will deliver on their election promises and that nothing much will change. Both the UK and the EC have hardened their negotiating positions in the last few weeks- helped by...

27-04-2018 iPMI Magazine Breaking News

iPMI Magazine International Private Medical Insurance Provider Network Directory April 2018

Featuring leading IPMI players Aetna International, Bellwood Prestbury, Cigna Global IPMI, DavidShield, Generali Global Health, GeoBlue, Globality Health, Integra Global, Pacific Cross International and Wellaway. Plus check out the back of the publication for the broker directory. Did you claim your free line entry? Get listed, click here and fill in the quick form.  “If you want to succeed in the Global IPMI business, I highly recommend that you get to know Christopher Knight.” Michael Nole Head of...

27-04-2018 iPMI Magazine Breaking News

MDabroad Launches New Network In Brazil

MDabroad announces the launch of its newly developed network in Brazil. In addition, the company will be providing local case management functions. Typically, the Brazilian market has been a point of concern for insurers, where local presence and case management and assistance firms have had relatively limited access. Compounding the issue, is the challenge of effectuating payment to providers in an efficient manner, without significant delay and currency implications. The availability of...

26-04-2018 iPMI Magazine Cost Containment News

iPMI Magazine Interviews

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...

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...

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