ICA introduces Afghanistan’s first ever private health insurance
The product comes with international standards features including comprehensive inpatient and outpatient healthcare coverage, access to approved nationwide medical providers and cashless claims settlement system.
According to ICA officials, the healthcare coverage is supported by a local 24-hour claims service through Interhealth Afghanistan, which is the first privately owned Medical Third Party Adminstrator (TPA) Company in Afghanistan.
The following plans are available under ICA’s comprehensive private health insurance coverage:
The Essential Plan provides USD 25,000 annual medical coverage per member and is designed for employees living and working in Afghanistan. The comprehensive coverage provided includes outpatient and inpatient, maternity and emergency dental treatment.
The Comprehensive Plan provides USD 100,000 annual medical coverage per member and is suitable for those living and working in Afghanistan and traveling overseas for business. The area of cover is Afghanistan, India and Pakistan. The key benefits of the plan include outpatient and inpatient, maternity, emergency dental treatment and emergency medical evacuation within area of cover only.
The Supreme Plan provides USD 1,000,000 annual medical coverage per member Worldwide (including or excluding USA). The plan is designed for members that travel extensively as part of their business. The key benefits of coverage provided include outpatient and inpatient, maternity, emergency dental treatment, emergency medical evacuation Worldwide and well being benefit.
ICA Health Insurance is underwritten and reinsured by AXA PPP. AXA PPP healthcare is one of the world’s largest and experienced international private healthcare insurers, providing insurance in around 80 countries.
ICA was the first private commercial insurance company licensed by the Ministry of Finance in Afghanistan and was established in 2007.
The company operates from its office headquarters in Kabul, Afghanistan and to date, has arranged insurance coverage in excess of US$ 23 billion on behalf of clients operating in all sectors of the economy.
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