INDIANAPOLIS, Aug. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- International Medical Group®, Inc. (IMG®), a worldwide leader in designing, distributing and administering global health care benefits, announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Asia Medical Assistance (AMA), a division of the Privat Healthcare Group, to provide preferred provider organization (PPO) access to IMG's insured customers located in the Philippines. The PPO network offers discounted rates and the convenience of direct billing capabilities.
"We are pleased to offer this additional network to our insured customers," said Jeff Nasser, senior vice president of international marketing at IMG. "This agreement expands and strengthens our network so that customers in this area have access to a wealth of established health care providers. Our new relationship with AMA is another demonstration of our commitment to offer customers the high quality coverage and services they demand."
With 15 private hospitals and several hundred providers in the Philippines, the AMA PPO enables IMG to provide its customers with more choice, which can help lower claim costs, provide convenient access, reduce out-of-pocket expense, and increase customer satisfaction when they are seeking medical treatment.
"We are honored to be working with IMG," added Abhijeet Singh Sachdev, CEO of AMA. "This partnership allows us to deliver new options to IMG insureds. We look forward to providing them with high-caliber, cost-effective health care solutions in the Philippines."
About International Medical Group, Inc. (IMG)
As a leader in the international health insurance market, IMG has provided Global Peace of Mind® to over a million people worldwide in more than 170 countries. For over 20 years, IMG has provided top-tier global medical insurance benefits and has developed a reputation of excellence in the international community. With its around-the-clock medical management services, multilingual claims administrators and highly trained customer service professionals, IMG is confident in its ability to provide the products international travelers need, backed by the services they want. IMG is based in Indianapolis, Indiana USA. Its companies include IMG Europe Ltd, Akeso Care Management®, iTravelInsured®, and IMG-Stop Loss(SM). IMG's family of companies is committed to meeting the unique needs of its international clientele.
About Asia Medical Assistance (AMA)
As part of the Privat Health Care Group, with over 30 years of experience in the medical field, AMA was built on a strong medical foundation. Privat pioneered travel medical facilitation with the advent of Privat Telemedicine and Privat Travel Clinics in the Asia region.
AMA strives to provide quality ethical health, safety and well-being assistance to those in need. AMA has a formidable clientele of international insurance companies, corporate and government organizations, with partnerships in global networks of medical and travel assistance. For more information, visit www.asiamedassist.org or email [email protected].
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SOURCE International Medical Group, Inc.