DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Allianz Worldwide Care has partnered with Medibank, Australia’s largest provider of private health insurance and health solutions, to provide cover for expatriates based in Australia. This partnership will enable the international health insurer to offer a range of fully compliant healthcare plans to its group clients who have expatriate members based in Australia on Resident or Working visas.
Claude Daboul, Director of Sales, Marketing and Operations at Allianz Worldwide Care commented “We are delighted to be working with Medibank. This partnership is part of our overall strategy to provide a truly global healthcare solution for our multinational clients with staff based in multiple continents. This partnership with Medibank will also offer significant benefits to members based in Australia. They will have access to the largest private medical network in the country, with the convenience of direct settlement facilities for both in-patient and out-patient treatment.”
George Savvides, Managing Director of Medibank added “As Australia’s largest provider of private health insurance and health solutions, we feel that our experience and client-centric approach is an excellent fit with the service-led culture of Allianz Worldwide Care. Members can avail of our Mi Health initiative which offers access to a telephone-based nurse 24/7, personal support when in hospital, an online health hub and mobile health apps for smart-phones.”
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About Allianz Worldwide Care
Allianz Worldwide Care specialises in providing international health insurance for employees, individuals and their dependants, wherever they are in the world. As an “A + stable” rated (Standard & Poor’s), wholly owned subsidiary of AA rated Allianz SE, the company is able to draw on the resources and expertise of one of the world’s leading insurers and financial services providers. From a range of in-patient, out-patient and dental benefits, clients can create a comprehensive international healthcare plan that suits their needs. With a 95% client retention rate and a customer base that includes many of the Fortune Global 500 companies, Allianz Worldwide Care continues to build a reputation for service excellence in international healthcare.
Medibank is Australia’s largest provider of private health insurance and health solutions. Each year, we pay billions of dollars worth of hospital and allied health claims and directly deliver almost 600,000 clinical services, helping millions of Australians live healthier, fuller lives. As the service provider for publicly funded and available services including healthdirect Australia, after hours GP helpline and NURSE-ON-CALL, our expertise is experienced everyday by thousands of Australians.