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NEXtCARE and Mediclinic Middle East sign a strategic MoU
November 24 2013
- Working towards a sustainable healthcare financing model - Long term agreement that guarantees seamless access to NEXtCARE beneficiaries. Dubai, November 20th, 2013: As part of their endeavors to help in building a sustainable and long term healthcare model, NEXtCARE UAE (Arab Gulf Health Services) L.L.C., the leading Third Party Administrator for the insurance industry in the region, and Mediclinic Middle East, the largest private hospital group in Dubai, have signed a strategic Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). NEXtCARE beneficiaries will be able to access an array of healthcare services at all Mediclinic Middle East hospitals and clinics without the need for pre-authorizations. As a result of system integration and the implementation of innovative processes between the two entities, NEXtCARE cardholders will be able to avail many services on spot. Furthermore, patients' access to quality healthcare services will be guaranteed with an optimal cost which would limit the yearly healthcare inflation rate. Commenting on the agreement, Christian Gregorowicz, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of NEXtCARE and CEO - Middle East and Africa (MEA) for Allianz Global Assistance said, “NEXtCARE is proud to cement its strategic long term partnership with Mediclinic Middle East. This tie up further reinforces our commitment to our clients and cardholders, where we aim at providing them with state of the art services and access to sustainable healthcare services as we manage their health with care.” NEXtCARE Chief Business Officer, Andre Daoud, said, “Our tie up with Mediclinic Middle East aligns with our continuous efforts to provide the best available services to our clients and cardholders. We give our clients all the required attention as we listen and bring innovation to them; this agreement is another milestone offering our cardholders seamless access to healthcare services at optimal cost.” David Hadley, CEO Mediclinic Middle East said: “Long-term partnerships with medical insurance funders and third party administrators are a key component in ensuring cost-effective, convenient and seamless medical care for patients in the UAE. We are delighted to announce such an agreement with NEXtCARE and look forward, over the coming years, to providing their cardholders with the international levels of healthcare they have to come to expect from Mediclinic The MOU was signed at a prestigious event held at the Capital Club – DIFC which was attended by the key players of the healthcare insurance industry in the UAE. Mediclinic Middle East is the largest private healthcare group in Dubai with two hospitals and eight strategically located clinics which include Mediclinic City Hospital, Mediclinic Welcare Hospital, Mediclinic Dubai Mall, Mediclinic Arabian Ranches, Mediclinic Meadows, Mediclinic Al Sufouh, Mediclinic Beach Road, Mediclinic Ibn Battuta, Mediclinic Al Qusais and Mediclinic Mirdif. At the beginning of 2014, they will also be opening their first clinic in Abu Dhabi, Medcilinic Corniche. Mediclinic Middle East is part of Mediclinic International, one of the ten largest listed private hospital groups in the world with 52 healthcare facilities in Southern Africa, 14 in Switzerland and 10 in the UAE. Owned by Allianz, NEXtCARE specializes in providing a wide range of third party administration services to a broad spectrum of clients from across the globe. The company is always listening and always innovating to ensure administering the best possible services. With offices in UAE, KSA, Oman, Bahrain, Qatar, Kuwait, Egypt, Lebanon and Morocco, NEXtCARE services a portfolio of around 2 million members and operates the region's first 24/7 multilingual medical and assistance platform. About NEXtCARE NEXtCARE UAE- AGHS LLC is one of the leading “Third Party Administrators” (TPA) for the insurance industry in the GCC & MENA region. Since its establishment in 1999, the company specializes in providing complete health insurance management and administration services to insurers and other healthcare payers providing the perfect balance between the best customer service and the maximum cost optimization in addition to compliance with regulators. NEXtCARE operates the region's first 24/7 medical and multilingual call center for a direct and partner network encompassing over 6,500 credentialed and contracted provider facilities allowing cashless access across various countries. With more than 2 million members under management, the company administers an annual portfolio of over USD 600 million claims in value and 4 million claims in volume for more than 82 clients including insurance companies and self-funded schemes. Being a member of the renowned Allianz Group, NEXtCARE creates and tailors health insurance management programs covering Customer Service, Risk Assessment Solutions, Managed Care Services, Software Solutions and Added Services. NEXtCARE employs around 700 employees, 85% of which are medical professionals located in its branches in the UAE, Lebanon, KSA, Egypt, Bahrain, Oman, Qatar, Kuwait, Morocco and Malaysia. About Mediclinic ME Mediclinic Middle East is the largest private healthcare group in Dubai with two hospitals and eight clinics. Mediclinic Middle East is part of Mediclinic International, one of the ten largest listed private hospital groups in the world with 52 healthcare facilities in Southern Africa, 14 in Switzerland and 10 in the UAE.
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