New Force in International Private Health Insurance Launched, as April International UK is Unveiled

Aug 27, 2015, 11:00 ET from April International UK Limited

LONDON, August 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

MediCare International, the international private health insurance provider, has rebranded and launched into the UK and international protection markets with a new name, April International UK.

MediCare International was acquired by the April Group over three years ago.  The April Group, formed in France more than 35 years ago, is an internationally known and respected insurance services company with operations in 37 different countries.  They look after almost six-million policyholders worldwide, representing some 86 different nationalities located in more than 120 countries.  

April International UK will remain at their City of London Offices, but the rebranding has provided an opportunity to significantly enhance their existing group and individual international health plans, and offer new short term plans for periods up to 12 months. In addition, an international student policy covering both foreign students coming to the UK and other student nationalities who choose to study worldwide has been unveiled.

All plans will additionally automatically include important additional services giving clients real time security information in overseas territories, access to second medical opinions and enhanced emergency blood transfusion services.

Debbie Purser CEO of  April International UK said, "We are delighted to announce the rebranding of our company, representing as it does an important step in the development of April International, as it moves closer to its vison of becoming  a world-leading player in the international private medical insurance market. April International UK will be a larger and ultimately more dynamic company, as we will be able to draw on a larger pool of resources and skills to meets the needs of a far broader global client base."

Note to Editors 

April International UK Limited (until recently known as MediCare International) is part of the April Group which was founded in France more than 35 years ago. It is an internationally known and respected insurance services group with operations in 37 different countries, looking after close to 6 million policyholders worldwide, consisting of  some 86 different nationalities located in more than 120 countries.  

April International UK  are specialists in designing and delivering outstanding, flexible international health insurance solutions for individuals and companies, with long term, short term and student healthcare plans available.

All April International UK plans include the additional services of Best Doctors (second medical opinion), Blood Care Foundation (screened blood available worldwide) and RED24 (crisis management specialists)

Cover under group plans may also available for local nationals. Discounted group rates start with three lives and full medical history disregarded underwriting is available on groups of 10 or more employees, making April International one of the most competitive group cover providers.

April International UK Limited is an Appointed Representative of APRIL Medibroker Limited which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Registered Office: Minster House, 42 Mincing Lane, London, EC3R 7AE, United Kingdom ∙ Registered in England No7261287.

For details of April International's International health insurance plans visit  Email or call +44-(0)-20-3418-0470.

SOURCE April International UK Limited