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
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
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
Building on QBE’s existing medical products designed for SMEs and Corporates, QBE Insurance has partnered with Safe Meridian to launch Globalis, a new international health protection plan designed to satisfy the needs of individuals, families and companies seeking comprehensive international medical insurance cover.
“Our objective with Globalis is to provide people with the right plan for their particular circumstances at the right price. Globalis is designed to give customers access to...
07-09-2017 iPMI Product News
Expatriate Group has launched a short term IPMI plan, providing expats with greater flexibility in their suite of international private healthcare policies.
Effective immediately, Expatriate Group are allowing customers to purchase their iPMI policies for periods from as little as 3 months; with a defined end date. Short Term policies are available for up to 11 months in all.
“This is an initiative by the Expatriate Group Customer Care team, who have highlighted that this...
15-08-2017 iPMI Product News
WellAway Limited has announced the launch of its newest expatriate health insurance plan called ORBE. What sets this product apart from others on the market is extensive global coverage for expatriates with no waiting periods and no exclusions for pre-existing conditions.
WellAway continues to focus on the needs of the global citizen and, with that in mind, has developed a product with robust benefits and competitive premiums. Expatriates are able to choose...
11-08-2017 iPMI Product News
Generali Global Assistance's Travel Insurance division ("the Company"), formerly CSA Travel Protection has announced that it has expanded its product offerings to provide additional plans with enhanced coverages for consumers to help protect themselves and their belongings while travelling, as well as their travel investments. The Company also announced the launch of its first direct to consumer website under the Generali brand to complete the loop on a 360° sales and service portfolio –...
28-07-2017 iPMI Product News
Hiscox has announced the launch of Security Incident Response (SIR), a new security response coverage in the US designed to combat a growing range of terror, criminal and political violence threats. SIR – initially rolled out in Europe earlier this year – helps businesses protect their people, operations, brand and reputation by complementing existing business security resources or, where necessary, acting as a standalone security function.
SIR equips organizations of any size –...
24-07-2017 iPMI Product News
Allianz Worldwide Care has announced the launch of a international health insurance solution aimed at small to medium sized IGOs with between 10 to 300 staff members. The International Health Insurance Plans for Intergovernmental Organisations will allow small to medium sized IGOs to provide comprehensive international health insurance to their staff members.
Specifically designed to meet the needs of this market, the plans include:
3 interchangeable levels of cover to suit different budgets and needs
19-07-2017 iPMI Product News
Aviva has launched its low cost ‘Health Essentials’ insurance to its corporate clients, enabling employers to offer simple top-up cancer and physiotherapy cover to their employees.
Dr Doug Wright, Medical Director at Aviva UK Health said, “We know that individuals worry about how they would cope in the future if their health suffered. Our innovative range of top-up health insurance products are designed to target customers’ specific health needs, at an affordable price. We...
14-07-2017 iPMI Product News
AXA's global healthcare specialists have enhanced their core proposition for businesses covering 75-150 employees based overseas by introducing tailored international health plans and a profit share arrangement. The proposition complements the existing international offering for businesses, sitting in-between AXA's off-the-shelf provision, covering one or more employee, and the bespoke solution for those insuring more than 150 employees.
The new offering provides businesses sending 75-150 employees abroad enhanced flexibility, making it easier for...
12-07-2017 iPMI Product News
MediVISA is an innovative health insurance plan covering cancer, heart diseases, neurological conditions and other illnesses. It offers treatment not available on the NHS or in the UK at international medical facilities with pioneering therapies.
Today, the health problems that tend to worry people the most are those life-changing diseases such as cancer, cardiac diseases, and neurological conditions. With high incidence rates, all strike fear into the heart of many, both for...
11-07-2017 iPMI Product News
APRIL UK has launched a new cash plan that will help more consumers to afford private healthcare. The product, called the Hospital Self-Pay Cash Plan, targets a gap in the market as it offers cash back for self-pay treatment at private hospitals in the UK.
The plan gives policyholders access to any private hospital in the UK to receive treatment – which is paid for upfront. The policyholder is then reimbursed for...
06-07-2017 iPMI Product News
AOC Insurance Broker, the leading international private medical health insurance comparator, is pleased to announce the launch of a revolutionary new mobile application featuring a comparative search engine for expatriates searching for health insurance and Healthtech services. The app has been christened AOC ExpatCare.
20/6/2017 and AOC Insurance Broker was awarded the Label finance Innovation by Finance Innovation & French Tech for its platform and a new application AOC Expat Care.
04-07-2017 iPMI Product News
Pacific Cross Insurance is proud to announce the launch of the Premier 250 and 500 International Plans.
The plan, the latest offering from their line of IPMI products, is designed with discerning budget conscious clients in mind. With an overall maximum benefit of 250,000 USD, and an option to upgrade to 500,000 USD, the Premier International Plan fits in well with the other established products in Pacific Cross’ line of International Plans.
13-06-2017 iPMI Product News
As the implications of Brexit continue to unfold, Allianz Worldwide Care has announced the launch of a new flexible international private medical insurance (iPMI) plan aimed at small businesses in the UK who need to send employees abroad or employ ‘inpats’ at their company.
Allianz Worldwide Care is the international health division of Allianz Worldwide Partners and specialises in providing international health insurance to businesses and private individuals living or working abroad.
07-06-2017 iPMI Product News
Voyager Insurance Services Limited has launched Voyager Plus Travel Insurance, which rebrands and replaces their former WEBroker Travel Insurance product.
Carl Carter, Managing Director, commented “We are excited about the launch of our new Voyager Plus Travel Insurance product, as it is packed with a wide range of features specifically designed to allow brokers and intermediaries to maximise their travel insurance sales with ease. Initial feedback from brokers has been exceptional...
06-06-2017 iPMI Product News
Generali Global Health (GGH), the international health insurance division of Assicurazioni Generali S.p.A., has launched Global Choice in Spain. Global Choice is GGH's flagship international health insurance plan for groups with globally mobile employees.
GGH has partnered with sister company Generali España, S.A. to launch Global Choice. The partnership allows Generali Global Health to distribute Global Choice to groups within the Spanish market.
Since its launch in select markets throughout 2016, including the...
31-05-2017 iPMI Product News
Clements Worldwide is now offering high-limit Combined Liability coverage with worldwide jurisdiction and greater flexibility. The new coverage has options for additional extensions, which provide unique, bespoke protection for risks faced by global organizations operating in developing markets. Perhaps most significant is the new Terrorism Liability Extension.
The Terrorism Liability extension to the Combined Liability Policy delivers added defense from third-party property or bodily injury liability claims linked to a terror...
30-05-2017 iPMI Product News
XL Catlin's newly launched Protect & Assist integrated people risk management solution is designed to help clients fulfil their duty of care towards employees going overseas by combining comprehensive personal accident and business travel insurance with a wide range of support and response services, including many provided by Healix International.
Amongst those services is a pre-deployment medical assessment for expatriate employees going overseas for more than 6 months. This service includes...
16-05-2017 iPMI Product News
The Empire Life Insurance Company has announced it is introducing a new expat benefit for customers with employees working on short-term assignment outside of Canada. International Business Travel Medical provides coverage to employees and their dependants for emergency medical care and urgent care in other countries1. It is part of the Empire Life Voyageur Global Benefits portfolio, administered by MetLife.
Empire Life is also launching Voyageur Global Benefits in Quebec. Voyageur Global Benefits...
10-05-2017 iPMI Product News
IPMI provider Now Health International has announced the launch of a significant upgrade to its flagship WorldCare product. Enhanced WorldCare offers a simplified annual deductible structure, higher benefit limits, and new added value services to deliver even greater value for members and intermediaries.
“As a leading innovator in the IPMI industry, we are constantly looking for ways to improve our products and services, and respond to feedback from both members and...
01-05-2017 iPMI Product News
Leading health care benefits provider, Aetna International (www.aetnainternational.com) has launched a redesigned secure member portal, Health Hub, which offers members a one-stop-shop to manage different aspects of their health online.
The portal has been developed following an extensive review of Aetna International’s members’ use of previous online tools, and searches for information about their health. The most popular information is now quickly and easily accessible on a variety of platforms, including...
27-04-2017 iPMI Product News
XL Catlin has officially launched Protect and Assist its accident and health insurance solution designed to help UK businesses protect their people and meet their duty of care in the face of emerging risks and heightened security threats.
Protect and Assist offers global coverage and works by combining comprehensive personal accident and business travel insurance with a wide range of support and response services designed to:
Reduce and prevent risks before people...
25-04-2017 iPMI Product News
Cigna Santé Globale is a benefits package specifically created for companies based in France, sending employees on expatriate assignments abroad.
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A wide range of benefits across 3 comprehensive plans is on offer:
Each plan option provides peace of mind and security, leaving you and your employees safe in the knowledge that their medical needs and wellbeing, and those of their family, will be taken care of...
15-04-2017 iPMI Product News
Now Health International has announced the launch of its Group IPMI products in Abu Dhabi, completing the expansion of its operations across the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
Zahir Sharif, Managing Director of Middle East and Africa at Now Health International said “We are thrilled to be able to offer our award winning products and services to customers in Abu Dhabi, and this expansion of our operations is testimony to our commitment to...
12-04-2017 iPMI Product News
Expatriate Group have simplified the way that customers can choose their area of cover under their international health insurance plan.
“By reducing the number of areas from 5 to 3, we have taken another step in making our Expatriate Healthcare iPMI policy the most straight forward available in the international healthcare market” said Lee Gerry, Expatriate Group Director. “Feedback from our customers suggested that this was an area where we could do better...
11-04-2017 iPMI Product News
A Robust and Flexible Policy for U.S. Bound Expatriates Offers Lower Premiums and Bigger Benefits.
HAMILTON, BERMUDA - WellAway Limited has launched a new product dedicated to expatriates needing a comprehensive plan, while paying a lower premium. With ACA implemented in the U.S. and expats moving globally more and more frequently, consumers need strong benefits that offer ACA-like coverage in the U.S. along with coverage around the globe.
Akin’s scope of coverage...
30-03-2017 iPMI Product News
As part of its commitment to expatriate health and wellbeing, WellAway has created OneWorld; a product with extensive coverage and benefits dedicated to expatriates living around the world.
Our health and wellness products offer best in class health coverage, member services and wellness tools.
OneWorld includes worldwide coverage with:
Evacuation and Repatriation
3 Plans available for 4 zones of coverage:
Silver with a maximum out-of-pocket of $6,300
Gold with a maximum out-of-pocket of $3,500
17-03-2017 iPMI Product News
Expatriate Group has introduced a new online travel fulfilment and enrolment platform and has also improved their travel insurance policy to offer an even wider choice of cover to their international customer bases. Effective immediately the new additional travel cover options available are:
A winter sports package – covering ski equipment; Piste closure and avalanche delays up to 300 Euros; Business Equipment and Money – covering business equipment; equipment hire...
16-03-2017 iPMI Product News
In partnership with Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty, Allianz Worldwide Care has today launched a comprehensive suite of compliant International Healthcare Insurance solutions for Singapore.
Offering worldwide cover, these solutions include a range of Individual Plans specifically designed to suit the needs of local nationals and expat individuals and families moving to or living in Singapore, as well as a number of Group Plans created for multinational companies based in Singapore...
10-03-2017 iPMI Product News
To help pilots, aircraft carriers and other aviation companies address global travel safety concerns, XL Catlin is offering a Kidnap, Ransom & Extortion (KRE) Crisis endorsement available with its General Aviation insurance coverage.
“Wrongful detention, an extortion event or kidnapping are increasingly real travel risks,” said Denise Balan, head of XL Catlin's KRE insurance business in North America. ”For businesses in the travel and transportation industries, including aircraft operators and...
28-02-2017 iPMI Product News