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  • VIDEO: Bupa Managing Director Of Health Insurance Dr Dwayne Crombie Talks Proposed Private Health Insurance Reforms In Australia
    Bupa has welcomed the private health insurance reforms made by Australian Minister for Health, The Honourable Greg Hunt, MP, and commended the government for taking action to improve affordability and accessibility for health insurance customers.Bupa Managing Director of Health Insurance, Dr Dwayne Crombie said the reforms will contribute to a better health system for all Australians. “Health insurance plays a vital role in taking pressure off the public health system, as well as providing customers with choice of doctor and fast access to elective surgery. These reforms will contribute to making private health insurance more appealing and affordable, which in…
    Written on Thursday, 12 October 2017 07:21 in iPMI Magazine Breaking News
  • MetLife Selected As A Provider For The U.S. Department Of Veterans Affairs Dental Insurance Program (VADIP)
    MetLife, which has been administering oral health benefits for U.S. workers and their families for more than 55 years, HAS announced that it has been selected as an official provider for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Dental Insurance Program (VADIP). This is the second time that MetLife has been selected as a provider for VADIP, following its initial selection as a provider for the three-year pilot program. The VADIP is a national program sponsored by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). The program provides over 8.6 million eligible Veterans enrolled in the VA health care program and beneficiaries…
    Written on Thursday, 12 October 2017 07:20 in iPMI Magazine Breaking News
  • Jet Executive Renews Annual Digital Marketing Program With iPMI Magazine
    JET EXECUTIVE'S major advantage is the existence of a redundant fleet of ambulance aircraft and multiple ambulance equipment sets. Therefore at nearly any time, worldwide ambulance operations can be performed at rather short notice. When calling our emergency service your call will be personally answered by qualified staff 24 hours, 365 days a year. JET EXECUTIVE INTERNATIONAL CHARTER is the legal successor of company taunus air. The company is dealing under actual ownership since 1999. The actual fleet consists of three Learjets 35A, one Learjet 55 and one Beechcraft King Air 200. JET EXECUTIVE is performing worldwide ambulance- and cargo…
    Written on Thursday, 12 October 2017 05:04 in iPMI Magazine Breaking News
  • Tyrol Air Ambulance Renews Annual Digital Marketing Program With iPMI Magazine
    Tyrol Air Ambulance (TAA) is a trusted partner for global Air Ambulance missions. Based in Innsbruck, Austria, TAA’s operates its own fleet of state-of-the-art aircraft with the flexibility to perform short, middle and long-haul ambulance missions. Our Medical Team, consisting of highly-trained doctors and nurses, are specialized in a broad range of fields to ensure the highest standards of medical care. We are committed to delivering cost-effective, client-focused solutions for single, double and multiple patient (shared capacity and shuttle) transport missions. Additionally, TAA provides selected medical assistance services for the Alpine region, based on our experience and partners in the…
    Written on Thursday, 12 October 2017 04:59 in iPMI Magazine Breaking News
  • Employers Need To Consider Wellbeing Of Overseas Employees’ Dependants
    Research has shown that moving to a new home during childhood can be damaging to health and wellbeing, including mental health later in life. The Health Insurance Group believes this adds weight to its view that employers need to consider an employee’s family and dependants - as well as the employee themselves - when providing support during a placement overseas. Sarah Dennis head of international, The Health Insurance Group says, “For World Mental Health Day we want to remind employers of the importance of looking after the health and wellbeing of the children and families of the employees they send…
    Written on Tuesday, 10 October 2017 06:47 in iPMI Magazine Breaking News
  • MDabroad Joins iPMI Magazine Medical Cost Containment Provider Network
    MDabroad was established in 2000. They developed a role of unquestionable leadership in the health care industry as the first facilitator for the financial needs of hospitals, providers, and other international health industry payers. In just over 15 years, they have managed over 500 million dollars worldwide in settlements of medical claims between healthcare providers and insurers with full recognition and satisfaction between both segments. The formula is very simple: They act as a claims clearinghouse that ensures that provider and payer expectations are met. The approach to settling claims is transparent and collaborative and ensures that value is given…
    Written on Tuesday, 10 October 2017 06:34 in iPMI Magazine Breaking News
  • Global Excel Joins iPMI Magazine Medical Cost Containment Provider Network
    Global Excel is a full-service cost containment, claims management and medical assistance company offering a complete range of services to international, Canadian and U.S. domestic clients. With over 320 corporate clients located in more than 40 countries around the world, Global Excel manages approximately 95,000 inpatient, outpatient and non-medical cases and files per year and processes in excess of $740 million in claims annually. Their partners trust their expertise in controlling healthcare costs for the management of their claims dollars as well as their ability to provide a superior member experience. Until 2011, Global Excel operated as a fully owned…
    Written on Tuesday, 10 October 2017 06:27 in iPMI Magazine Breaking News
  • Rowland Brothers International Renews Annual Digital Marketing Program With iPMI Magazine
    Rowland Brothers International has been providing advice and international repatriation services for over 40 years. Our reputation and expertise are such that they we have been the official helpline for The National Association of Funeral Directors and its members for 15 years. Rowland Brothers International repatriation service started in 1971. The family funeral business, Rowland Brothers, established in the 1870s , was asked to exhume and repatriate a Countess to France. Then Senior Partner Tony Rowland was asked to set up a repatriation strategy for a popular tour operator, Intasun, which organised package holidays to Spain. Rowland Brothers International developed…
    Written on Tuesday, 10 October 2017 06:21 in iPMI Magazine Breaking News
  • Air Alliance Medflight Renews Annual Digital Marketing Program With iPMI Magazine
    Air Alliance Medflight is a 100% subsidiary of the Air Alliance Group, a company that has been successfully serving the market since 1993 in all aspects of aviation. Aircraft sales, air ambulance, aircraft maintenance/development and flight training center are the strategic business units of the company. To date, Air Alliance runs a fleet of 11 own aircraft (Lear Jet 35, 55 and Challenger 604) They are located in Cologne - Siegerland (near Frankfurt) and Vienna/ Austria. Every year, some 780 missions around the globe and approximately 6,000 flight hours are accomplished. Air Alliance Medflight is specialized in long range flights…
    Written on Monday, 09 October 2017 06:15 in iPMI Magazine Breaking News
  • Download: iPMI Magazine Insurance Providers Network Directory October 2017
    Download the IPMI Provider Network Directory Company Guide October 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.
    Written on Monday, 09 October 2017 05:14 in iPMI Magazine Breaking News
  • iPMI Magazine Air Ambulance Owners Operators Brokers Provider Network Directory Company Guide October 2017
    The October 2017 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 for insurance and assistance companies, plus private corporations, governments and NGOs. In 2017 medical payors want a choice and iPMI Magazine represents an eclectic mix of worldwide…
    Written on Sunday, 08 October 2017 05:14 in iPMI Magazine Breaking News
  • Chubb Expands Commitment to Agent, Broker Partners
    As an extension of Chubb's ongoing commitment to helping independent agent and broker partners grow their businesses, Chubb has launched a new resource center designed to help them engage more effectively with current and prospective clients and ensure they recognize the connection between their achievements and the specialized insurance strategies available for protecting their valuable assets. The launch of Chubb's new resource center comes on the heels of a months-long proprietary research initiative looking into how agents and brokers communicate with clients and prospects when it comes to finding the right insurance strategies to help protect their assets and lifestyle.…
    Written on Wednesday, 04 October 2017 06:21 in iPMI Magazine Breaking News
  • Positive Aspects Of Working Overseas Often Overshadowed By Health And Financial Concerns
    Globally mobile individuals perceive themselves as worse-off than individuals who reside in their home country and have not taken overseas assignments. Family time and support are major concerns Many worry about the financial consequence and availability of medical care in the event of major illness – 40 percent have no company medical benefits at all Cigna Corporation has released the results of its 2017 Cigna 360° Well-being Survey - Globally Mobile Individuals. The findings reveal that people working overseas generally perceive themselves as worse-off compared to individuals who reside in their home country and have not taken overseas assignments, when…
    Written on Monday, 02 October 2017 12:51 in iPMI Magazine Breaking News
  • Join iPMI Magazine IPMI Underwriters, Providers and Brokers Network Directory Company Guide
    Join the iPMI Magazine IPMI Underwriters, Providers and Brokers Network Directory Company Guide and be seen by the right people, in the right places, at the right times. Distributed to over 40,000 individual decision makers on a global scale, the iPMI Magazine network is the ultimate place to be seen. Produced 12 times per year, each and every month we feature the latest company data and intelligence from the leading payors in the IPMI market. Program Coverage: Your very own micro web site on iPMIMagazine.com with 3 different banner designs, full contact details, interactive email and web links, recent news…
    Written on Wednesday, 27 September 2017 05:48 in iPMI Magazine Breaking News
  • Join iPMI Magazine Air Ambulance Owners Operators Brokers Provider Network Directory
    Join the iPMI Magazine Air Ambulance Owners Operators Brokers Provider Network Directory Company Guide and be seen by the right people, in the right places, at the right times. Distributed to over 40,000 individual decision makers on a global scale, the iPMI Magazine network is the ultimate place to be seen. Produced 12 times per year, each and every month we feature the latest company data and intelligence from the leading players in the worldwide emergency air ambulance services sector. Program Coverage: Your very own micro web site on iPMIMagazine.com with 3 different banner designs, full contact details, interactive email…
    Written on Wednesday, 27 September 2017 05:46 in iPMI Magazine Breaking News
  • Insurance Has Grown Rapidly In Emerging Markets But There Are Still Significant Protection Gaps
    Studies show insurance mitigates risk of poverty and contributes to overall development in emerging markets, latest sigma says. Insurance has grown rapidly in emerging markets but there are still significant protection gaps Evidence-based research shows that insurance facilitates higher income-generating activity by households and small business, and can improve quality of life Understanding the heterogeneity and barriers to insurance in emerging markets supports establishment of effective risk transfer systems Innovation, technology and public-private partnerships can extend the reach and of insurance in emerging markets A growing body of empirical research on economic development in the emerging markets shows insurance facilitates…
    Written on Wednesday, 20 September 2017 05:38 in iPMI Magazine Breaking News
  • Noor Dubai Foundation Benefits Over 25 Million People Through Free Treatment And Preventive Programs
    More than 25 million individuals from all over Africa and Asia have benefited from the free treatment and preventive programs conducted by Noor Dubai Foundation since its inception in 2008, His Excellency Humaid Al Qutami, Chairman of the Board and Director General of the Dubai Health authority (DHA) revealed. Al Qutami made the statement during the strategy workshop Noor Dubai organized on Tuesday with the aim of devising a new strategy for the year 2017/22 that will help achieve the initiatives and goals for the next four years. The workshop was attended by Dr Mahmoud Fikri, the Regional Director for…
    Written on Wednesday, 20 September 2017 05:32 in iPMI Magazine Breaking 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.
    Written on Tuesday, 12 September 2017 04:07 in 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 for insurance and assistance companies, plus private corporations, governments and NGOs. In 2017 medical payors want a choice and iPMI Magazine represents an eclectic…
    Written on Tuesday, 12 September 2017 04:04 in iPMI Magazine Breaking News
  • Mexico Insurance Market In A Stronger Solvency Position One Year After New Regulations
    A.M. Best expects that the new Solvency II-type regulations in Mexico could lead to improved insurance penetration, as the new regulation allows for more efficient capital use, innovation in new segments and expanded distribution channels, according to a new special report. The Best’s Special Report, titled “Performance of Mexico’s Insurance Market in 2016, Following Implementation of Solvency II,” states that Mexico’s insurance market, in conjunction with economic growth and improvements in income distribution, is well-positioned to exploit distribution channels such as retail stores, banks or telecommunication services for the macro- and microinsurance insurance segments, and as a result, the sector’s…
    Written on Friday, 08 September 2017 05:35 in iPMI Magazine Breaking News
  • Insurance Whistleblower Recoveries From Phillips & Cohen Cases Bring Novo Nordisk's Victoza Settlement To $60 Million
    A whistle blower lawsuit filed by Phillips & Cohen LLP in 2010 against Novo Nordisk alleging illegal marketing, promotion and sale of its best-selling diabetes drug, Victoza, has been resolved as part of the pharmaceutical company's $58.65 million settlement with the federal government announced today for alleged healthcare fraud and Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act violations. In addition, Novo Nordisk has agreed to pay $1.1 million to the state of California and $350,000 to the state of Illinois to settle separate whistleblower cases brought by Phillips & Cohen alleging fraud against private commercial health insurers. Those state settlements bring…
    Written on Wednesday, 06 September 2017 03:24 in iPMI Magazine Breaking News
  • Underwriting Practices And Product Features For Group Critical Illness Coverage Continue To Liberalize
    RGA Reinsurance Company has announced results for the second edition of the Critical Illness Underwriting Practices for Employer Groups survey. In recent years, critical illness has been one of the fastest growing voluntary products, and RGA’s survey reveals a continued trend toward liberalizing certain underwriting practices and product features. “The liberalization of product features and underwriting guidelines is not a complete surprise,” said Mary Johnson, Senior Marketing Underwriter at RGA. “We’ve witnessed the expansion of new covered conditions in virtually every country where critical illness is sold. However, market pressures in the U.S., including the ACA and high deductible plans,…
    Written on Wednesday, 06 September 2017 03:20 in iPMI Magazine Breaking News
  • Employees in Developing Countries Have More Health Risks and Higher ‘Presenteeism’ Than Those in Developed Countries
    Cigna Corporation announces the publication of its research results which show that there is a clear difference in health risks for employees from developed countries and those from developing countries that employers can address through well-being programs for their global work forces. “Where a person lives is a key predictor of his or her productivity,” said lead researcher, Dr. Jose Quesada, Cigna GHB Chief Medical Officer. “Overall, employees in developing countries report having more health risks than those in developed countries – 82.1% of these employees reported having more than one health risk, such as smoking or existing medical conditions,…
    Written on Tuesday, 05 September 2017 08:53 in iPMI Magazine Breaking News
  • A.M. Best Withdraws Credit Ratings Of Coastal Medical Insurance Ltd.
    A.M. Best has affirmed the Financial Strength Rating of A (Excellent) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating of “a” of Coastal Medical Insurance Ltd. (Coastal) (Hamilton, Bermuda). The outlook of these Credit Ratings (ratings) is stable. Concurrently, A.M. Best has withdrawn the ratings as the company has requested to no longer participate in A.M. Best’s interactive rating process. The ratings reflect Coastal’s excellent risk-adjusted capitalization and operating performance, strong liquidity position, expanded and sophisticated risk management strategy and practices, conservative investment strategy and its management team’s extended experience in the industry. Partially offsetting these positive rating factors are Coastal’s limited…
    Written on Tuesday, 05 September 2017 08:44 in iPMI Magazine Breaking News
  • A.M. Best Affirms Credit Ratings Of Health Care Service Corporation Plus Subsidiaries; Upgrades Credit Ratings Of GHS Insurance Company
    A.M. Best has affirmed the Financial Strength Rating (FSR) of A (Excellent) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Ratings (Long-Term ICR) of “a+” of Health Care Service Corporation, a Mutual Legal Reserve Company (d/b/a Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois/Texas/New Mexico/Oklahoma/Montana) (HCSC) (headquartered in Chicago, IL) and its subsidiaries, HCSC Insurance Services Company (Chicago, IL) and GHS Health Maintenance Organization, Inc. (Tulsa, OK). Concurrently, A.M. Best affirmed the Long-Term Issue Credit Rating of “a” on HCSC’s existing $500 million 4.7% senior unsecured notes, due 2021 ( $306 million outstanding as of June 30, 2017). The outlook of these Credit Ratings (ratings)…
    Written on Tuesday, 05 September 2017 08:43 in iPMI Magazine Breaking News
  • A+ International Joins iPMI Magazine Provider Network
    A+ International is a partnership between leading European medical insurance providers and healthcare investment specialists from Europe and Asia. Their European and Asian approach allows them to offer comprehensive and worldwide health cover to their customers - individuals, international companies and organizations - according to their specific needs. Their health plans propose high-level benefits with the best international coverage. They protect clients against risks and when the need arises, it is their mission to help them through potentially difficult times. Look out for the new A+ International provider network micro website on iPMI Magazine. To request further information about A+ …
    Written on Tuesday, 05 September 2017 06:41 in iPMI Magazine Breaking News
  • Join iPMI Magazine Provider Network
    If you are looking to influence the entire global IPMI industry from international medical payor to international medical provider the iPMI Magazine Provider Network Directory is the ultimate place to be seen. With a global readership of over 40,000 executives and covering all sectors of the international medical insurance and assistance business, the directory can land your brand on the desk tops of the major players worldwide, plus private corporations, governments, NGO's. If you seek to target international medical and expatriate healthcare insurers, globally mobile work forces, medical assistance providers, ground and air ambulance owners and operators; governments, hospital groups,…
    Written on Monday, 04 September 2017 06:42 in iPMI Magazine Breaking News
  • The Health Insurance Group Awarded Mark Of Excellence For Corporate Culture
    The Health Insurance Group has been awarded the Mark of Excellence Award for Corporate Culture by independent assessment organisation CX Awards Ltd. The Mark of Excellence is awarded following an assessment of the corporate culture within the business and the degree of employee engagement with the company's customer philosophy, specifically: To what extent is customer centricity embedded into the business? How do employees who deal with customers behave in the real world? And are their efforts backed up support employees? Neil Craig, Director at CX Awards commented, "The Corporate Culture assessment process explores the extent to which the customer features…
    Written on Monday, 04 September 2017 05:26 in iPMI Magazine Breaking News
  • The Need For Short Term International Health Insurance
    The impact of the internet, budgetary pressures and the rapid growth in communication systems have all combined to reduce the duration of many expat assignments. Historically, the typical assignment lasted between three and five years, but now the picture is very different. According to Expatfocus, driven by budgets and new approaches to doing business abroad, assignments now tend to be less than a year long and some are as short as three months. As a result, the international health insurance industry has had to adapt the policies it sells to companies sending expatriates abroad, as cheaper more focused cover becomes…
    Written on Tuesday, 29 August 2017 15:19 in iPMI Magazine Breaking News
  • Publish A Front Page Exclusive News Story With New iPMI Magazine PR Distribution And Marketing Service
    You are excited about a recent or upcoming development in the business and wish to announce it to the entire global international private medical insurance and health care industry: A new recruit; product upgrade; new service; attendance at an event - these are all developments iPMI Magazine readers wish to know about. You have limited budget to distribute a press release article globally with photo, back links and promotional copy - in order to educate the industry about this important development in the business. You want front page coverage, social media promotion plus inclusion in an industry-wide email newsletter. You…
    Written on Thursday, 24 August 2017 10:21 in iPMI Magazine Breaking News

Medical, Healthcare, Expatriate And Travel Insurance

A guide to leading international medical, healthcare, expatriate and travel insurance underwriters, companies, providers, operating within leisure, expatriate and corporate travel business markets, globally.

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