International Medical Group and Marsh U.S. Consumer Announce Marketing Agreement
INDIANAPOLIS, June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — International Medical GroupÃ‚®, Inc. (IMGÃ‚®), a worldwide leader in designing, distributing and administering global health care benefits, is pleased to announce it has entered into a national marketing agreement wherein Marsh U.S. Consumer, a service of Seabury & Smith, Inc. (Marsh) will market IMG’s international insurance products under the Gateway(SM) brand name.
“We are thrilled that Marsh will be offering our products,” said Jeff Nasser, Senior Vice President of International Marketing for IMG. “We chose to work with Marsh because it’s a recognized global leader in the financial services industry and its philosophy of providing superior coverage and customer service is an excellent fit with our own similar corporate values. There is considerable market demand for international insurance coverage, and we believe this will be a mutually beneficial relationship. We are looking forward to working with them and their tremendous group of brokers.”
“Working with IMG will afford us the opportunity to expand coverage options for our current customers at more competitive rates,” said John Maxwell, President of Employer Benefits for Marsh U.S. Consumer. “We are excited about the prospect of expanding our footprint in this market, as well as the opportunity to work with IMG, a global leader in the international benefits field.”
Under the terms of the agreement, Marsh has private-labeled IMG’s Patriot Travel Medical InsuranceÃ‚® and Patriot Group Travel Medical InsuranceÃ‚® products under the names Gateway(SM) and Gateway Group(SM). These products provide short-term international medical coverage for individuals, groups and families traveling abroad. Marsh also offers several other products from IMG’s portfolio. Each one provides unique, innovative international benefits not found on standard domestic health plans. In addition to the highly competitive premiums, insureds have access to multiple international service and assistance centers, multilingual customer service professionals and claim administrators who process claims from all over the world handling virtually every language and currency, and 24-hour access to highly qualified coordinators of emergency medical services and treatment. Additionally when seeking treatment outside the U.S., insureds have access to more than 17,000 accomplished physicians and facilities through IMG’s proprietary International Provider Access(SM) (IPA).
For more product information, visit www.gatewayplans.com.
About Marsh U.S. Consumer
Marsh U.S. Consumer, a service of Seabury & Smith, Inc., brokers and administers affinity insurance and membership product programs for its sponsoring organization clients and their constituents. Marsh U.S. Consumer’s clients include employers, associations, franchisees, financial institutions, and other consumer-focused businesses. Marsh U.S. Consumer is a business of Marsh Inc., the world’s leading insurance broker and risk advisor. Marsh is a unit of Marsh & McLennan Companies, a global professional services firm with 51,000 employees and annual revenue of $10 billion. Marsh & McLennan Companies Web site is www.mmc.com. Marsh’s Web site is www.marsh.com.
About International Medical Group, Inc. (IMG)
IMG is a leader in the international health insurance market, providing medical security to hundreds of thousands of individuals, families and groups traveling and living in more than 170 countries worldwide. For over 20 years, IMG has provided top-tier international medical insurance benefits and has developed a reputation of excellence in the international community. With its around-the-clock medical management services, multilingual claims administrators and highly trained customer service professionals, IMG is confident in its ability to provide the products international travelers need, backed by the service they want. IMG is based in Indianapolis, Indiana USA. Its companies also include IMG Europe Ltd, Akeso Care ManagementÃ‚®, iTravelInsuredÃ‚®, and IMG-Stop Loss(SM). IMG’s family of companies is committed to meeting the unique needs of its international clientele.
SOURCE International Medical Group, Inc.