Tesco Lotus Insurance Broker Partners with Cigna Insurance Offering Personal Accident and Health Insurance Policies
Tesco General Insurance Broker Co., Ltd. (Tesco Lotus Insurance Broker), Thailand’s leading general insurance broker, announced the launch of a partnership with Cigna Insurance Public Company Limited (Cigna Thailand) to jointly offer a range of personal accident (PA) and health insurance products through their combined key distribution channels focusing on telemarketing and Tesco Lotus Insurance Broker counters in 152 Tesco Lotus branches countrywide. With diversified PA and health products that best serve people’s needs at all stages of life along with valuable protection coverage, quality services and easy access distribution channels, the company will be the leader in retail insurance by 2015.
Alan Tan, Chief Executive Officer of Tesco General Insurance Broker Co., Ltd. said, we are glad to have signed an exclusive partnership with Cigna. Combining Cigna’s wealth of experience in the insurance industry along with our deep understanding and commitment to our customers, we have developed a range of personal accident and health insurance products that will appeal to everyone who shops at Tesco Lotus.
Cigna shares the same values as us, which is to love our customers and give them the best value products by being a responsible financial services provider. With this, we are confident our partnership will take the standards of the insurance market here in Thailand to a new level.
We have listened to our customers and will continue to do so. For example, Cigna has introduced the Cigna Care Card, a privilege for the insured to allow them to enjoy cash-free payments in case of an accident if treated in over 200 leading hospitals countrywide under the Cigna agreed partner network. The Global Emergency Services, provided by Assist America, which include 24-hour medical evacuation; lost baggage or misplaced document assistance; and travel information, allowing them to have a peace of mind when traveling anywhere in Thailand and across the globe.
Gus Giraldo, Chief Executive Officer and Country Manager of Cigna Insurance Public Company Limited said: “We are very pleased that Tesco Lotus Insurance Broker has chosen Cigna as an exclusive business partner in developing and offering personal accident and health insurance plans that meet the current needs of Tesco Lotus Broker’s customers while mutually supporting the Tesco and Cigna brand promises.
Tesco Lotus Insurance Broker and Cigna Thailand have jointly designed various types of personal accident and health insurance policies that meet the health and financial protection needs across the spectrum of society that covers the youngest members of society to senior citizens. The partnership will see the launch of the ‘Kids Plus Plan’, which offers daily hospital cash benefits for being an in-patient for children between 1 – 15 years of age – the period when kids are most susceptible to illnesses. The ‘My Lifestyle Protection Plan’, a personal accident policy, providing 2 options of protection feature between medical expense from an accident with cashless claims service and an income protection during hospitalization for a customer to select their preferred protection. The ‘Cancer Care Plan’ provides financial security in the event of pre-invasive cancers as well as major cancers, and the new ‘Top 4 Illness Care Plan’ offers full coverage for four major illnesses including heart attack, kidney failure, stroke, and coma plus monthly income for a span of one year. The ‘Worry Free Hospitalized Plan’ is an all-in-one policy that provides several medical expenses compensation to ease the insured’s worry about the loss of income while being hospitalized. Lastly, the ‘Papa Mama Care Plan’ is a perfect present for one’s aging parents. In an event of accident, the insured of 45 to 70 years of age is covered by medical expense from an accident with cashless claims service plus daily income protection.
All of Cigna’s policies offered have special medical services that guarantee to provide more satisfaction than any other, such as the Medical Second Opinion offered when diagnosed with a major illness; or the round-the-clock Global Emergency Services that provides medical assistance when traveling either domestically or abroad, etc.
Apart from the aforementioned insurance products, customers also have an option of purchasing an easy protection plan called a ‘PA Box 299.’ This package is a personal accident insurance policy that provides accidental medical reimbursement of up to 5,000 baht per case, with annual premium of only 299 baht. The ‘PA Box 299’ will be available at Tesco Lotus Insurance Broker counters in Tesco Lotus across the country very soon.
“This business partnership between Cigna Thailand and Tesco Lotus Insurance Broker is an important milestone for Cigna,” explained Mr. Giraldo. “With our aim to help people achieve better health, well-being and financial security this new alliance brings Cigna’s products closer to Tesco Lotus customers countrywide than ever before. We do hope that this opportunity will enable those who don’t normally have easy access to such policies now have a chance at getting affordable personal accident and health coverage most suitable for their own needs as well as their loved ones.” he said.