Posted on Mar 16, 2015 by Travis Jones
Pacific Prime Middle East is proud to announce that we now carry Aviva through our office in the United Arab Emirates. This new development brings plans from a top global insurer to Pacific Prime clients primarily via our Dubai office. Following Aviva’s recent entry into the region, and already having an existing global relationship with the insurer, Pacific Prime quickly and proactively approached the insurer about carrying Aviva Gulf Solutions products, being well aware of Aviva’s commitment to providing outstanding insurance coverage worldwide.
Leading up to 2014, when Aviva first launched their Gulf Solutions plans in the Middle East, Aviva did the proper research and due diligence to enter the UAE market; with plans designed for Abu Dhabi and Dubai. They developed a strong partnership with Emirates Insurance Co., as well as a strong provider network with excellent customer service.
Aviva has focused on offering fully compliant medical insurance for corporate clients. Compliance is especially important in a region of the world where regulations can differ greatly across territories, and be quite stringent. In Dubai in particular, such regulations have recently been put in place by the Dubai Health Authority, which Pacific Prime has worked with insurers, including Aviva, to build products around.
Pacific Prime is able to offer the Aviva Gulf Solutions plans that are ideal for expatriates and their families living or working in the UAE, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Bahrain and Jordan. These plans feature several different tiers of coverage, or even custom tailored plans, to suit all levels of benefit and budgetary needs. Specific coverages include in-patient and out-patient care, dental care, evacuation and emergency assistance, alternative therapies, wellbeing and much more. Plans can provide worldwide coverage featuring direct billing for both Group and Individual plans. Additionally, loadings are available on Aviva plans for those with pre-existing conditions, including pre-existing pregnancies.
Of the new partnership, Pacific Prime Sales Director Colin Ward said, “We are very happy to have been selected as a distributor for Aviva Gulf Solutions products. They are well designed, and clearly Aviva have done detailed research regarding the market before launching them. Our customers, both individual, family and group customers have been equally interested in the plans due to the mixture of flexible plans and competitive premiums. We look forward to a long and fruitful partnership with Aviva in the UAE and wider global health insurance markets.”
Given the mandatory nature of health insurance for those trying to obtain visas in the UAE, those new to the region will want to speak with a knowledgeable advisor to make sure that all of their needs are met, beyond just basic coverage. Pacific Prime provides free consultation and quotations to anyone interested in learning more about International Health Insurance. Please contact them today to get some of the great insurance policies available from Aviva.
About Aviva: Operating in 16 countries and being the UK’s largest insurer, as well as one of Europe’s leading insurers, Aviva currently has over 34 million clients worldwide. Tracing its roots back over 300 years, Aviva has a track record of excellence that puts it in the top echelon of international insurers.
About Pacific Prime: For over 20 years Pacific Prime has been a broker International Medical Insurance for expats, their families and their businesses. From its headquarters in Hong Kong, the company has become the largest health insurance brokerage in Asia, and one of the top brokerages globally. Always striving for service excellence, the company has won numerous industry awards and been recognized as a key partner for many of the world’s top insurers.
*Pacific Prime Middle East JLT is an affiliate of Medstar Insurance Brokers LLC who are regulated and licensed by the UAE Insurance Authority (license number 12) and the Health Authority of Abu Dhabi.