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-- Health Benefits Plan is First Provided by Ministry of Foreign Affairs to Their Diplomats and Families --
RABAT, Morocco--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aetna (NYSE: AET), a leading global diversified health care benefits company, and Moroccan insurer La Compagnie d’assurance et de réassurance ATLANTA announced a new agreement with the Moroccan Ministry of Foreign Affairs to cover all its diplomats and their families, worldwide under an International Health Plan that includes wellness resources.
“We are pleased that our collaboration to customise a plan for the Ministry working with our local partner ATLANTA and broker EPEGA Assurances produced a comprehensive health benefits package for Morocco’s diplomats and their families,” said Stuart Leatherby, general manager of Middle East and Africa for Aetna International. “We look forward to servicing our new Ministry of Foreign Affairs members as they travel and work around the globe.”
Among the coverages, the bespoke Moroccan Ministry of Foreign Affairs International Health Plan provides global illness, accident and emergency health cover; innocent bystander cover for members injured as a result of conflict, civil unrest or terrorism; Aetna’s industry-leading health risk assessment and a package of wellness resources to encourage employees and their families to adopt healthy behaviors; multi-lingual and multi-cultural member services; an International Health Advisory Team for assistance with medical and travel needs; and innovative online tools to find doctors and hospitals as well as services for globally mobile people like city profiles, health and security news, and drug and medical phrase translations.
Aetna and ATLANTA have been partners in Morocco for nearly six years providing health insurance cover for Moroccan citizens both inside and outside the country.
About La Compagnie d’assurance et de réassurance ATLANTA
Atlanta Group has been the Moroccan insurance company of choice for over 65 years, demonstrating real member satisfaction. Its main shareholders are Holmarcom and CDG, two major companies in the Moroccan economy reinforcing its strength and position. Atlanta had developed expertise and skills making it a major player in the insurance market. During 2007, in order to strengthen its position in the Moroccan market and to ensure greater transparency, the Atlanta group applied for listing on the Moroccan Stock Exchange.
Today, Atlanta continues its activities with dynamism and professionalism adapting its products to meet the evolving needs of its clients, accompanied by a quality service ethos. Atlanta is “l’assureur qui vous offre toujours +.” Atlanta has worked to support its growth and development within solid partnerships. The company operates through an extensive network of agents together with more than 100 brokers across all major cities in the Kingdom of Morocco. Net consolidated sales in 2010 reached 2,407 million Dirham’s. Within the health sector, contracts agreed with both local Moroccan companies and multinationals lifted Atlanta’s market share to approximately 20%. Additionally, Atlanta maintains continuing and lasting relationships with leading reinsurers in both the national and international marketplace: SCOR (France), S.C.R (Morocco), AFRICA RE (Morocco), AETNA (Bermuda)………..For more information, see www.atlanta.ma
About Aetna International
Aetna International is committed to helping create a stronger, healthier global community by delivering comprehensive health benefits and health management solutions worldwide. Aetna International's expatriate business is one of the industry's largest and most prominent international health benefits providers, supporting more than 400,000 members worldwide. The organization’s expatriate offerings include medical, dental, vision, life, disability and emergency assistance. Aetna International’s health management business collaborates with health care systems, government entities and plan sponsors around the world to design and build locally-applied health management solutions to improve health, quality and cost outcomes. For more information, see www.aetnainternational.com.
Aetna is one of the nation's leading diversified health care benefits companies, serving approximately 36.4 million people with information and resources to help them make better informed decisions about their health care. Aetna offers a broad range of traditional, voluntary and consumer-directed health insurance products and related services, including medical, pharmacy, dental, behavioral health, group life and disability plans, and medical management capabilities and health care management services for Medicaid plans. Our customers include employer groups, individuals, college students, part-time and hourly workers, health plans, health care providers, governmental units, government-sponsored plans, labor groups and expatriates. For more information, see www.aetna.com.