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Here you will find a selection of informational guides and resources offering free advice and tips about the international health insurance industry. Browse through the articles here to answer all your questions before signing a policy.

  • Medical Tourism: Seeking Treatment Away from Home
      For decades, people travel from less-developed countries to developed nations in pursuit of treatments that are not available in their homeland. However, there has been qualitative and quantitative shifts in patient’s mobility...

    March 22, 2017

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  • Employee Wellness
      Employee Wellness Programmes have taken the corporate world by storm, and for the past few years, a significant number of multinational companies put keen interest in the wellbeing of their workers assigned abroad. Generally...

    March 15, 2017

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  • Peer-to-peer Insurance: Explore the sharing economy of the insurance industry
    Peer to Peer Insurance is a concept put into motion by Friendsurance, a German website that acts as a broker between policyholders and insurance companies. P2P is considered to have revolutionised the financial industry and brought back...

    March 9, 2017

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  • InsuTech: Taking Insurance to the Next Level
      According to the 2016 Capgemini World Insurance Report, only 47% of the total insurance customers globally say that they are satisfied with their experience. This poor customer service gave birth to InsurTech, the emergence...

    January 10, 2017

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  • Psychiatric Cover in IPMI
    Expatriates or workers who perform jobs beyond their borders are said to be more prone to psychiatric conditions compared to their counterparts that are working in their home country or ‘comfort zone’.  A mental or psychiatric disorder...

    January 10, 2017

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  • Insurance for Female Expats
    Corresponding International Women’s Day on 8 March, March is celebrated in United States, United Kingdom and Australia as Women’s History Month. This calls for the spotlight on what are out there in the international insurance market for...

    March 10, 2016

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  • Who Needs International Health Insurance
      Determining if you personally need an overseas health plan when relocating will depend on many factors. For example, how long do you plan to stay? If you will only be living abroad for a few months a travel insurance plan is more...

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  • Types of International Health Insurance Coverage
      Although most expats realise they need international health insurance early, many don’t realise the number of choices they have. Be sure to speak with a healthcare company representative before purchasing a policy, so you know...

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  • International Health Insurance Requirements by Country
      Finding basic international health insurance information online is no difficult task, as you will find recommendations and basic plan information on any health related website. However, learning country specific requirements may...

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  • Checklist for Choosing Expatriate Medical Insurance
      - Decide on the period you will need cover. If this is under 12 months, consider a travel insurance policy instead, but if it is 1 year or more an international health insurance policy is your best bet. - Determine which...

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  • International Health Insurance for Small Business and the Self Employed
    Are you self-employed or the owner of a small business abroad? In today’s world, more and more expats are leaving their home countries to set up companies in a new location, either thanks to regulations, tax breaks or to test a market. If so,...

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  • How can I keep my premiums affordable?
      The largest expense anyone with international health insurance will make is in their premiums. Premiums can be paid annually, semi-annually, quarterly, and sometimes even monthly. As the premiums will be such a major chunk of your...

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  • Will I be covered if I develop a chronic condition?
      One of the worst circumstances a person can find themselves in is to be uninsured when a serious illness begins. Once health insurance companies know you have a pre-existing condition- especially a chronic condition- they will be...

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