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Seasonal Affective Disorder And What You Can Do About It

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Pre-Authorisation and Direct Settlement Uncovered

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Expats on the Move - Preparing for your Move Abroad

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Medical Networks

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When expatriates need care, medical networks offer first-class support As an expatriate, you could be living anywhere in the world. If you've taken out adequate international private medical insurance protection you can rest easy when it comes to healthcare protection. But the world is a big place. How does one medical insurer ensure they can provide access to care where you are at the moment you need it?The answer is medical networks. A medical network is a group of hospitals, healthcare clinics and doctors' surgeries that have been established by an insurer. All medical providers within the network will have an agreement to provide healthcare services to the insurer's policyholders. Medical networks run into the thousands of medical facilities – and for some of the larger insurers, the figure is in the hundreds of thousands. So what benefits do medical networks bring to you, the expatriate policyholder? Extensive Coverage The…

Why do Medical Insurance Premiums Rise Year after Year?

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We'll examine a few of them below: Supply and DemandHealth care is in demand. The world is seeing a rising incidence in chronic diseases like diabetes – especially in the likes of China and the Middle East. 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Cigna - www.cignaglobal.comCigna was founded in 1983 and is one of the largest healthcare organisations in the world with 30,000 employees and 60 million customers across 200 countries. Cigna provides a range of managed employee healthcare benefits, which include international medical insurance, dental plans and well-being programmes. 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As an International Private Medical Insurance Selector, we only partner with a carefully chosen panel of highly respected, financially robust, organisations. Each of our insurance partners has a range of products and solutions that are able to fully cater for our customers' needs. There's plenty going on in the exciting and fast moving world of International medical insurance, and My Matchmaker's partners are regularly featured in the media with new initiatives, products and thought leadership articles. We've gathered together some information on each partner, including recent press stories, so you can become better acquainted with the insurance partners we recommend. Cigna - www.cignaglobal.comCigna was founded in 1983 and is one of the largest healthcare organisations in the world with 30,000 employees and 60 million customers across 200 countries. Cigna provides a range of managed employee healthcare benefits, which include international medical insurance, dental plans and well-being programmes. Cigna in the…

International Private Medical Insurance – Benefits Uncovered

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Expat Medical Insurance: Which is the Right Policy Type for You?

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