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Expat Investor : May June 2008
HEALTHCARE expatinvestor.com manage all aspects of a customer’s claim. In the event of a medical emergency, worldwide air ambulance and ground emergency transportation is always available. BUPA physicians can alert any medical facility in advance about the arrival of a patient, ensure that contact is maintained during transit, monitor them while they are in the hospital and follow-up to review the quality and appropriateness of their care. They will also co-ordinate any follow-up treatment or therapy. “Our doctors specialise in specific fields of medicine such as high altitude diseases, tropical infections, patient evacuations and home transportations. “They also have extensive experience of diagnosing and treating cancer, heart disorders and musculoskeletal conditions, where there is a particular need for expert advice,” says Mr Maltby. AXA PPP Healthcare 55410 BUPA International 55411 InterGlobal 55412 MediCare International 55413 William Russell 55414 For more information just enter the above numbers on the Reader Reply Service coupon on page 20 or visit www.expatinvestor.com FAST FACTS BUPA International extends cover to Latin America and the Caribbean BUPA International has launched five new health insurance plans specifically designed to meet the healthcare needs of people living in Latin America and the Caribbean who want cover for treatment at home and overseas. The policies offer a range of cover options for diagnosis, in- patient and out-patient treatment, cancer, congenital conditions, professional and hazardous sports, physiotherapy, emergency evacuation and repatriation. Cover is also available for pregnancy complications as well as major illnesses and injuries such as organ transplant, neurological illnesses and severe trauma. plan with no monetary limits, there is a policy to meet your needs and those of your family.” Wherever they are in the world, customers have access to BUPA’s team of experienced multi-lingual physicians who are on hand 24 hours a day, every day, to give help and advice. They can help to arrange everything from a relatively simple day-patient procedure to an air ambulance for a major emergency. They can also provide health information about someone’s condition and planned treatment and work in partnership with staff in BUPA’s Miami office to help 16 EXPAT INVESTOR ? May/June 2008 Fast Facts 55012 Fast Facts 55011 International Private Healthcare Insurer of the Year | Private Healthcare News Awards 2007 Best International PMI Provider | Cover Excellence Awards 2007 InterGlobal is a trading name of InterGlobal Limited which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Services Authority in the United Kingdom IGAD04/0308 ...with InterGlobal’s wellness benefits. Get routine health checks on our UltraCare Comprehensive and Plus plans without affecting your no claims discount. T +44 (0)1252 745900 W www.interglobalpmi.com Innovations in International Private Medical Insurance Prevention not cure... Various options are available from everyday healthcare to fully comprehensive cover in the US, Latin America, the Caribbean and worldwide. A range of deductibles (excesses) can help customers reduce the cost. David Maltby, Managing Director of BUPA Latin America says, “Many Latin Americans often travel overseas for medical treatment which is why we have designed our new products to fit with people’s different lifestyles and health requirements. It also makes things simpler for customers. “So whether you are looking for cover for diagnosis and everyday treatment or a fully comprehensive
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