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Indianapolis, IN, United States, 2009/11/02 - Online leaders announce their new relationship to address the growing travel and expatriate health insurance marketplace - TraveIinsured.com. NYSE: HCC
HCC Medical Insurance Services, LLC (HCCMIS), a leader in online health insurance products for international travelers and expatriates, today announced its new alliance with Travel Insured International. Travel Insured International is a provider of travel insurance services such as trip cancellation, trip interruption and travel assistance services.
“We are very excited to announce our affiliation with Travel Insured International. In spite of the economic downturn, the international traveler and expatriate’s need for health insurance products continue to grow,” said HCCMIS President and CEO Mark Carney.
The joint product offerings will provide HCCMIS with access to Travel Insured International’s existing online distribution channels including travel agents, affinity groups, airlines and other travel partners. It will also provide Travel Insured International customers with a comprehensive product line allowing them to offer travel health coverage in addition to comprehensive travel protection programs.
Travel Insured International’s product portfolio will now include eight additional health and life insurance policies for individuals and groups which are administered by HCCMIS. These insurance policies are ideal for those traveling, living, and studying outside their home country. The international insurance policies offered by Travel Insured International under the new alliance include:
• Atlas Travel Series – a short-term health policy for individuals traveling outside their home country;
• CitizenSecureSM – annually renewable major medical insurance with a term-life insurance option for individuals and families;
• StudentSecureSM – health coverage for international students and scholars studying abroad;
• IC+ International Term Life – term life insurance policy for individuals living outside the U.S. for up to 10 years.
Other products offered by HCC Medical Insurance Services include: Atlas Group, Atlas Professional, CitizenSecureSM Economy, GroupSecureSM.
About Travel Insured International
Travel Insured International (travelinsured.com), based in East Hartford, CT, was founded in 1993 by the foresight of insurance industry executive Peter Gehris when he acquired the travel protection division of the Travelers Insurance Company. Travel Insured International delivers strong, affordable benefits in the customer’s choice of a broad range of travel plans, as well as group and customized protection programs. Travel Insured International has established and driven higher standards for policy quality and customer care.
About HCC Medical Insurance Services (HCCMIS)
The international products are administered by Indianapolis-based HCC Medical Insurance Services, LLC (hccmis.com), a recognized leader in international life and health insurance offering coverage to consumers in more than 130 countries. Through its staff and a worldwide network of distributors, HCCMIS provides quality and value to clients. The company is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to serve its clients worldwide. HCCMIS is a subsidiary of HCC Insurance Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: HCC), a leading international specialty insurance group headquartered in Houston, Texas. HCC has assets of $8.9 billion, shareholders’ equity of $2.8 billion and is rated AA (Very Strong) by Standard & Poor’s and AA (Very Strong) by Fitch Ratings. In addition, HCC’s major domestic insurance companies are rated A+ (Superior) by A.M. Best Company.