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WellAway Limited Opens New Scandinavian Office

WellAway Limited, a leading provider of comprehensive international health insurance for expats, announced today its new partnership with Health Insurance Instantly, a global insurance distributor based in Copenhagen, Denmark.

To support the growing demand for WellAway products, the Copenhagen office will include sales teams tasked to work more directly with European markets. This new office represents a key milestone in WellAway’s continuing global expansion.

“We are excited about expanding our offices in Denmark, a location which matches our strategic needs. As our health programs and products became better known internationally, it’s a great opportunity for us to expand our market penetration and work with a team such as Health Insurance Instantly, " said WellAway CEO, Griselle Chernys.

Founded in 2014, WellAway Limited has grown rapidly by partnering with leaders in the international insurance market space. “We are delighted by how quickly we have been able to meet our goals and bring innovative products to the health insurance market”, said Chernys.

The new office is located in Ny Kongensgade 10, Suite 1.08, 1472 Copenhagen K, Denmark.

About WellAway Limited

WellAway® is an industry-leading company that provides benefit-rich coverage and support to expatriates as they adjust to their new lives abroad.  We offer the first expatriate product in compliance with the US Healthcare Reform – Affordable Care Act (ACA).  Our expertise and extensive experience in the international market space allows us to design and provide global solutions to individuals, organizations and employers.

Our company’s pride revolves on providing feasible, comprehensive and financial answers.  We have a dedicated team of individuals whose expertise is unmeasurable.  As a client you can depend on our knowledge and expertise to assist with the coordination of a treatment, obtaining a doctor’s appointment or to arrange a medical emergency and evacuation service.

WellAway offers the most complete health coverage for expatriates worldwide paired with white-glove ConciergeCare service that delivers reliable member support and is available in more than 180 countries.  By having the ability speak to a ConciergeCare Counselor in their same language, it provides comfort that meet the member’s individual needs.  At WellAway we aim to please our members and ensure their well-being.

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WellAway Limited Provides ACA Compliant Products With Optional Worldwide Coverage

As part of its ongoing commitment to make it easy for expats to stay healthy and safe, WellAway Limited (www.wellaway.com) now offers health insurance products that meet US healthcare regulations and offer worldwide coverage.

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) mandates that expats planning to spend more than 11 months in the US must be covered by an ACA compliant health insurance plan in order to avoid paying tax penalties. In response to newly implemented US regulations, WellAway® launched the New American plan to accommodate expats relocating to the United States of America.

“We saw a need for a product that would service our global citizens.” said Griselle Chernys, CEO for WellAway Limited. “While they may call the US home for an extended period of time, they do travel and need coverage elsewhere. Our goal was to make it easy with one plan.”

New American is an ACA compliant health insurance product that also offers worldwide coverage. Members receive comprehensive medical coverage including maternity benefits. All WellAway plans also include emergency evacuation and repatriation. Members can choose to expand their coverage beyond the US with ACA+ optional worldwide coverage and further enhance their policy with benefits that include: vision and dental, life and disability, kidnap and ransom, and terrorism.

WellAway® offers the most complete health coverage for expatriates worldwide paired with white-glove ConciergeCare service that delivers reliable member support and is available in more than 180 countries.

For more information, please contact WellAway Limited at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

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Wellaway Limited Announce Launch Of New Student Insurance Plans

WellAway Limited is pleased to announce the launch of its latest health program: The International Student Plan for US-Bound students and exchange visitors who hold a J1, J2, F1, F2, Q and M visas.

The International Student plan program meets and exceeds University and US Visa requirements.
In addition to online enrollment with instant purchase, students may obtain their certificate of coverage and ID card following three easy steps.

Health insurance in the US is among the most expensive in the world. That’s why WellAway made its International Student plan affordable while allowing students to be covered and have access to quality and cost-effective health solutions. This program provides medical services through an open-access provider network of over 1.1 million healthcare professionals.

WellAway Limited is eager to have as many students as possible to get access to affordable health insurance while in the U.S.
Likewise, WellAway offers member services in a variety of languages via its multi-cultural call-center. WellAway is a leading advocate of expatriate support for individuals, families, employees and international students.

WellAway Limited will be offering very competitive prices for students plans in all part of the world including Europe and The Americas.

 

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CEO of WellAway LTD. Announces Attendance at 2nd Annual European Compensation & Benefits Forum March 3 - 4 2016 Berlin Germany

WellAway LTD. President and CEO Griselle Chernys, has been invited to attend the 2nd Annual European Compensation & Benefits Forum on March 3rd and 4th, 2016 in Berlin, Germany. 

The forum will cover all facets of compensation and benefits including: strategy, performance- based compensation, cost optimization and dissecting ROI.  Key speakers include executives from some large companies such as Xavier Meulemans Compensation and Benefits Director, L'Occitane en Provence, Switzerland; John Lewis, Senior Director Compensation & Benefits Oracle, UK; and Erika Lhomme, Rewards Manager EuropeAnheuser-Busch InBev, Belgium.

At this forum, Chernys will have the opportunity to meet with employers and experts in compensation and benefits in order to truly understand what the needs are of these companies for health insurance and how WellAway can best provide these services.                                                                       

In anticipation of attending, Chernys expresses, “This is my first time attending the European Compensation & Benefits Forum and I am very much looking forward to meeting new colleagues as well as reconnecting with friends in Europe. I am always trying to stay on top of what clients’ needs are and how we can cater our products to exceed those requirements, so hearing first hand from employers what they want, is key. I also enjoy brainstorming and giving them ideas that I have from my vast knowledge of the healthcare industry.”

WellAway Limited has plans available for employers with as few as 50 employees.  While it is true that larger employers tend to utilize self-funded plans more often, smaller employers are increasingly turning to self-funded plans, by utilizing innovative stop-loss insurance and cost management solutions. This option can be quite advantageous to all employers because it allows greater savings and provides sustainable cost control for years to come.

All products can be customized to cater to a mix of expats and nationals in order to provide high-end, quality coverage for employees with cost savings for the employer. 

WellAway Limited provides a solution-based approach to your healthcare benefits needs.  They are dedicated to assist employers with evaluating their healthcare plan options and guiding them to a self-funded solution. 

If you are in the Berlin area, Griselle Chernys will be available to schedule meetings during the forum. Use the contact information below.

If you would like a risk-free analysis and evaluation to determine the possibility of self-funding for your organization, contact WellAway Limited at +1 441 296 0651, www.wellaway.com, or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., and a customer service representative will contact you.

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Wellaway Limited Launches Oneworld, An International Healthcare Program, Geared Towards Expatriates Around The Globe

WellAway Limited, a leader in innovative healthcare programs for expatriates, has launched OneWorld, an international healthcare program, which allows individuals to be covered throughout the entire world.  There are two main programs in which clients can enroll in, OneWorld Platinum and OneWorld Gold.

“At WellAway we take pride in providing our members with the latest and best products in the healthcare industry,” said Griselle Chernys, CEO of WellAway Limited.  “With our new OneWorld products, we are able to continue to serve our members and provide them with an exceptional health care program, and keep them healthy wherever their travels or work may take them.”

OneWorld provides flexible plans dependent upon geographic location, coverage needs, and expenditure allowance.  There are two main, customizable programs available to consumers – OneWorld Platinum and OneWorld Gold.  Within each program, members can choose one of two options: a) to be covered in the USA, Switzerland, Japan, Bahamas, and Canada, or b) to be covered everywhere else around the world, except for the USA, Switzerland, Japan, Bahamas, and Canada. 

Both programs can be combined with WellAway Limited’s popular La Vie à l’Etranger, which is a program designed to meet the needs of French expatriates residing across the globe, providing seamless and cashless Caisse des Français de l'Etranger (CFE) integration.  Additionally, these programs can be purchased with additional components such as maternity, dental, and vision coverage.

Some of OneWorld’s unique features are:

  • Liaison between members and CFE providing a nonpareil experience
  • Extensive network access in the USA and Internationally
  • E-consultations
  • PHR (Personal History Records) on hand held device
  • Robust set of wellness and preventative benefits
  • Multilingual ConciergeCare 365/24/7

About WellAway Limited

WellAway Limited is an industry-leading membership service that provides benefit-rich coverage and support to expatriates as they adjust to their new lives abroad.  WellAway Limited offers French expatriates the only seamless and cashless experience in the healthcare market through the La Vie à l’Etranger program, which is compliant with USA rules and regulations – ACA/Obamacare.

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WellAway Announces Approval Of Its Health Plans For US-Bound Expatriates As Compliant Under The Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)

WellAway, Ltd. has announced today that it has received accreditation from the United States government to distribute its expat plans as compliant under the requirements of Affordable Care Act (Obamacare). WellAway Limited is the only provider of international expat products to enjoy this approval.

By purchasing one of WellAway’s ACA-Compliant policies, Foreign individuals and employer groups will not be subject to the penalties or taxes that apply to any person admitted to the United States for a period of more than eleven months. Starting in 2015, employers may face further taxation or penalties if they do not offer ACA-compliant insurance coverage to their expat employees in the United States. WellAway has further emphasized its advocacy for expatriates coming to the USA by offering a variety of support tools and resources that help foreign nationals navigate the US healthcare system and Obamacare.

These include assigning personal ConciergeCare Counselors to help each member understand how their benefits work in the USA. ConciergeCare services assist members in finding the best-rated in-network providers, making appointments, dealing with medical bills and understanding any cost-shares. Member services are available 24/7 in the member’s native language. The company is also providing a variety of digital guides that will inform members of the differences between healthcare in the USA and in their country of origin.

“We are very excited to receive this approval and comply with the new USA requirements for insurance. This allows our members to keep a product that is international and specifically designed to the needs of expats, while meeting the new guidelines and not paying unnecessary taxes and penalties. It has taken a lot of work and effort for WellAway and its underwriters to design these products and really understand the USA mandates,” stated Griselle Chernys, spokesperson for the company.

”We are happy to offer these products to any foreign nationals entering the United States and our brokers and distributors have welcomed meeting the demands of their clients. Until now, there were no ACA-compliant options available to expats and brokers have often found themselves unable to meet a growing demand. Our product is different because it encompasses a very complete service to the expat via our unique program design.” added Chernys.

Individuals or families interested in a WellAway Limited Obamacare compliant plan, may visit WellAway at www.wellaway.com to see all plan options available. Plans are also available via our international insurance brokers in different countries around the world. Interested parties are encouraged to seek a referral to one of our brokers by contacting our sales representatives at the numbers listed on our website.

About WellAway, Ltd

WellAway, Ltd. is a company domiciled in Hamilton, Bermuda with global offices in France and Belgium. The company specializes in unique health and travel insurance health programs for foreign nationals living throughout the world. 

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