Allianz Worldwide Care partners with Medibank in Australia

  Allianz Worldwide Care partners with Medibank in Australia

Business Wire

DUBLIN -- December 07, 2012

Allianz Worldwide Care has partnered with Medibank, Australia’s largest
provider of private health insurance and health solutions, to provide cover
for expatriates based in Australia. This partnership will enable the
international health insurer to offer a range of fully compliant healthcare
plans to its group clients who have expatriate members based in Australia on
Resident or Working visas.

Claude Daboul, Director of Sales, Marketing and Operations at Allianz
Worldwide Care commented “We are delighted to be working with Medibank. This
partnership is part of our overall strategy to provide a truly global
healthcare solution for our multinational clients with staff based in multiple
continents. This partnership with Medibank will also offer significant
benefits to members based in Australia. They will have access to the largest
private medical network in the country, with the convenience of direct
settlement facilities for both in-patient and out-patient treatment.”

George Savvides, Managing Director of Medibank added “As Australia’s largest
provider of private health insurance and health solutions, we feel that our
experience and client-centric approach is an excellent fit with the
service-led culture of Allianz Worldwide Care. Members can avail of our Mi
Health initiative which offers access to a telephone-based nurse 24/7,
personal support when in hospital, an online health hub and mobile health apps
for smart-phones.”

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NOTES TO EDITORS

About Allianz Worldwide Care

Allianz Worldwide Care specialises in providing international health insurance
for employees, individuals and their dependants, wherever they are in the
world. As an “A + stable” rated (Standard & Poor’s), wholly owned subsidiary
of AA rated Allianz SE, the company is able to draw on the resources and
expertise of one of the world’s leading insurers and financial services
providers. From a range of in-patient, out-patient and dental benefits,
clients can create a comprehensive international healthcare plan that suits
their needs. With a 95% client retention rate and a customer base that
includes many of the Fortune Global 500 companies, Allianz Worldwide Care
continues to build a reputation for service excellence in international
healthcare.

www.allianzworldwidecare.com/movie

About Medibank

Medibank is Australia’s largest provider of private health insurance and
health solutions. Each year, we pay billions of dollars worth of hospital and
allied health claims and directly deliver almost 600,000 clinical services,
helping millions of Australians live healthier, fuller lives. As the service
provider for publicly funded and available services including healthdirect
Australia, after hours GP helpline and NURSE-ON-CALL, our expertise is
experienced everyday by thousands of Australians.

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