Asian Alliance Insurance PLC, that is part of the Softlogic Group signed of a Memorandum of Understanding with Apollo Hospitals, India.
The unique brand of Asian 'Health' Alliance combines the Softlogic entities - Asian Alliance Insurance with Asiri Hospitals and Apollo Hospitals, India and is aimed at creating the premier Health Insurance platform in the country where clients and their families will have access to the best medical attention both locally and overseas.
Asiri Hospitals are the market leaders in private healthcare in Sri Lanka with three hospitals in Colombo; Asiri Medical, Asiri Surgical and the flagship "Central Hospital", in addition to two hospitals in the Southern province.
Apollo Hospitals Group, for over thirty one years, has continuously excelled and maintained leadership in medical innovation, world-class clinical services and cutting-edge technology. Apollo hospitals are consistently ranked amongst the best hospitals globally for advanced medical services and research.
As a Softlogic Group company, Asian Alliance premium customers - the AAA+ cardholders currently enjoy the benefit for cashless medical treatments, priority service and many other value added services when treated at any of the Asiri Group of Hospitals. The partnership with Apollo Group of Hospitals will enable these customers to enjoy further benefits including pre travel assessment by Asiri Hospital's authorized physicians, super specialty care at Apollo Hospitals - India, review and follow-up in Sri Lanka, a 10% discount on Apollo preventive checkups, free Online medical opinion services, complimentary airport transfer for direct admissions in India and many more. Apollo Group will also have a representative in Sri Lanka who will act as a liaison for Asian Alliance Life customers who plan to travel to India as they will facilitate visa and other travel services.
Speaking at the event, Mr. Iftikar Ahamed, Managing Director of Asian Alliance Insurance PLC said, "We are delighted to have Apollo Hospitals joining us to deliver world class healthcare solutions to our valuable clients. We hope to continue building our Health Insurance proposition which we feel is probably the fastest growing area of insurance and is set to grow dramatically as Sri Lanka per capita rises over the next years. Being the leading Health Insurance provider in the country, we constantly strive to serve our customers with the best products and services to meet their requirements on any occasion. The benefit of an insurance cover that has no country limitations at a time of poor health will be a tremendous boon to our clients."
Speaking on the occasion, Ms. Anne Marie Monecure, Southern Region CEO of Apollo Hospitals Group said, "Disease does not recognize boundaries and it's critical therefore that modern healthcare recognizes this reality and is delivered in a seamless and collaborative manner to provide superlative care to every patient." She further stated that "Apollo Hospitals is proud to associate with Asian Alliance Insurance and such an 'Health Alliance' is the need of the hour considering the ever increasing disease burden and ever changing disease pattern."