Posts Tagged ‘expat health insurance’
Tangiers Global, a subsidiary of the Tangiers Group, has been tasked with finding creative insurance solutions for expats and travellers going to high risk regions. With the support of Lloyd’s of London, Tangiers Global has already introduced battleface, an individual travel medical insurance plan. In a recent analysis, International SOS found significant travel to areas [...]
According to a new report, a quarter (23%) of businesses would like to provide international health insurance for their expat employees, but cannot afford to do so. The Anatomy of an International Business report from Expacare, found over a quarter (28%) of respondents considered health insurance to be an essential for overseas employees. However, a [...]
East Africa’s largest insurance group, Jubilee Insurance, has joined forces with Bupa International to provide health insurance in Kenya. The products will target the growing middle-class, mid-level managers and expatriates in the country. This collaboration will see Jubilee bring Bupa’s international health insurance products to customers in Kenya. The product range will include the recently [...]
Since Pacific Prime starting offering high end health insurance to locals in China it has been seeing mixed demand. Most international health insurers in the region such as AXA, PPP, Bupa International and Cigna have teamed up with local providers to offer comprehensive medical plans. However, these plans haven’t been performing as well as expected. Pacific [...]
Whether you are travelling or moving abroad, you are probably aware that you need some form of health insurance. So can you get away with travel insurance for a brief period living abroad, or will nothing but expatriate health insurance do? Essentially travel insurance covers more than just medical care. Cancellations, loss of personal belongings [...]
People often associate international health insurance with emergencies and being airlifted to the nearest hospital. The reality is, most claims made through expat insurance are for everyday ailments. MediCare Internationallooked at the top types of claims from the past two years, to find out which conditions were more prevalent than others. The results not only [...]
Industry experts have found a “worrying” number of expats do not have life or income protection insurance. A survey, carried out by insurance provider William Russell, revealed 61% of expats have no life insurance in place. According to the survey, 33% had one of the products in place. A further 6% said they were unsure whether they [...]
Expat health insurer DKV Globalityhas introduced a international network of healthcare providers. Called the “Globalites”, these global teams aims to help expats wherever they are in the world.
Brokers Assistance Inc. has picked up on the fact the baby-boomer generation in the US is reaching retirement age many are looking to retire abroad. As a result they have created a website dedicated to people who are working or living overseas. The website, American Insurance for Expats (AIE), has been created in response to [...]
Recent research suggests many people don’t buy enough health insurance coverage to protect themselves financially should they fall ill. While it appears people are more financially aware, they still get into debt without the safety net of health insurance. The survey of over 2,000 people, carried out by insurers Bright Grey, found that “getting a [...]
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