Navigation Links
Pacific Prime Clients with Aetna to See Improved Medical Insurance Benefits
Date:9/29/2013

(PRWEB) September 30, 2013

Pacific Prime clients with the “International Healthcare Plan for individuals and families” from Aetna International will soon be seeing changes to their plan, effective 1 October 2013. Benefits will be improved, medical insurance premiums will increase 10.71%, and several changes will be made to the exclusions for mother and child cover.

With the rising cost of medical treatment worldwide, Aetna has improved several of its benefits.

For in-patient care, diagnostic procedures for reconstructive surgery and rehabilitation are expanding to include pathology tests, ultrasound scans and x-rays. For rehabilitation to be covered, it now only needs to be recommended by a medical practitioner, whereas before, a specialist was required.

Treatment received in an accident and emergency ward of a hospital or dental clinic will extend from 7 days to 10 days of incurring accidental damage to 'sound natural teeth'.

The routine pregnancy benefit, however, will no longer include costs incurred for the care of the baby for the first 24 hours following birth. This benefit will now only include costs for routine neo natal care and new born packages. The newborn must also be enrolled as a member of Aetna within 30 days after birth in order to be eligible for any benefits after the first 24 hours.

Several of the exclusions will also be affected with this update.

One such change is the removal of “hereditary medical conditions” from the congenital anomalies' exclusion list.

However, the weight loss or weight problems exclusion will now include bariatric procedures, diet pills or supplements, health club memberships, diet programs and treatment in a residential treatment facility for eating disorders.

Another addition to the exclusion list is infant formula given orally that can be purchased without prescription.

The premium on the plan has increased 10.71%. However, if clients pay their premiums annually instead of monthly, they will enjoy a 6% discount.

To read more about the changes to Aetna's International Healthcare Plan, visit http://www.pacificprime.com/resources/news/2013/09/27/aetna-international-healthcare-plan/.

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/aetna-IHP-update/medical-insurance-plan/prweb11170267.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. 2012 Pacific Global Health Conference
2. Sean Sullivan San Francisco Real Estate New Construction: Discusses ”The Heights” In Pacific Heights, 14 New Luxury Condos
3. Pacific Shaving Company Launches New Premium Shaving Care Line for Women
4. New Comprehensive Chromosome Screening Program at Pacific Fertility Center Refines Embryo Selection, Improves Pregnancy Rates
5. Asia-Pacific Seasonal Influenza Vaccine Market to 2018 - Positive Impact of Government Support Offset by Limited Production Capacity : MarketResearchReports.biz
6. Pacific Prime Wins Bupa International Top Global Distributor Award
7. Registration opens for Asia-Pacifics largest medical conference on osteoporosis
8. Asia-Pacific Gesture Recognition & Touchless Sensing Market is Growing at a CAGR of 83.18% & to Reach $4.18 Billion By 2018 - New Report by MarketsandMarkets
9. Global Critical Care Market Will Reach $3.2 Billion in 2019 - Growth from Factor Concentrates, New Indications and Increasing Demand for Albumin in Asia-Pacific
10. Pacific Island Public Health Group Declares Diabetes at Pandemic Proportions
11. Asia-Pacific Leads in Consumption of Urea Formaldehyde Resins Followed by Europe and North America - New Report by MarketsandMarkets
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/25/2016)... , ... June 25, 2016 , ... Conventional wisdom preaches ... success. In terms of the latter, setting the bar too high can result in ... than just slow progress toward their goal. , Research from PsychTests.com ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... 2016 , ... Marcy was in a crisis. Her son James, eight, was out of control. ... and physically. , “When something upset him, he couldn’t control his emotions,” remembers Marcy. ... rocks at my other children and say he was going to kill them. If ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... 24, 2016 , ... Comfort Keepers® of San Diego, CA is excited to ... Recovery® program to drive cancer patients to and from their cancer treatments. Comfort ... quality of life and ongoing independence. Getting to and from medical treatments is ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... The ... recognize Dr. Barry M. Weintraub as a prominent plastic surgeon and the network’s ... the world, and the most handsome men, look naturally attractive. Plastic surgery should ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... Venture Construction Group (VCG) ... held on June 20th at the Woodmont Country Club at 1201 Rockville Pike, Rockville, ... dedicated to helping service members that have been wounded in battle and their families. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/23/2016)... Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) announced ... BRAHMS PCT (procalcitonin) assay as a dedicated testing solution ... this clearance, Roche is the first IVD company in ... sepsis risk assessment and management. PCT is ... levels in blood can aid clinicians in assessing the ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... 23, 2016 Bracket , a leading clinical ... generation clinical outcomes platform, Bracket eCOA (SM) 6.0, at ... 26 – 30, 2016 in Philadelphia , ... Outcome Assessment product of its kind to fully integrate with ... Bracket eCOA 6.0 is a flexible platform for electronic clinical ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... Revolutionary technology includes multi-speaker listening ... industry leaders in advanced audiology and hearing aid technology, ... ™, the world,s first internet connected hearing aid that ...      (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20160622/382240 ) , ... ,world firsts,: , TwinLink™ - the first ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: