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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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WellAway Introduces First ACA-Compliant (Obamacare) CFE Complementaire

WellAway, Ltd. is proud to introduce the first ACA-compliant expatriate health program for French Nationals – La Vie a l’Etranger.

La Vie a l’Etranger includes the only CFE Complementaire to be approved in the USA coupled with innovative wellness and support tools for US-bound French expatriates. This program will allow French nationals to continue receiving reimbursements for medical care through the CFE, while also further reducing their out-of-pocket costs in the USA and avoiding any tax penalties under the new health law.

Health services in the USA covered under this innovative CFE Complementaire are delivered via an open-access provider network of over 1.1 million healthcare professionals and approximately 50,000 french-speaking doctors.

WellAway has designed La Vie a l’Etranger to include a variety of expatriate support tools such as access to a personal ConciergeCare Counselor, provider search assistance with appointment scheduling, an online Personal Health Record with medical record retrieval, e-consultations and second medical opinions.

Members will feel as though home is always by their side thanks to French-centered customer services and the option to seek medically necessary care back in their country of origin. With this introduction, WellAway has now positioned itself as a leading advocate of expatriate support for individuals, families, and employees.

La Vie a l’Etranger is now open for enrollment and interested individuals can obtain a quote and complete an application online or via one of our selected brokers.

Brokers seeking to offer this innovative expatriate health program are advised to contact our Broker Management Department at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

About WellAway, Ltd.

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

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Travel Advice France

Around 17,100,000 British nationals visit France every year. Most visits are trouble-free. Industrial action by public sector workers on 10 September 2013 may have a limited effect on travel to, from and within France. Check with your travel provider before you leave. There is a general threat from terrorism. The French authorities announced in January 2013 increased security around public buildings and on transport.

You should apply for a free European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) before you travel. If you already have an EHIC, make sure it hasn’t expired. Some medical costs aren’t covered by the EHIC so you should also take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel. 

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