Apex Health Insurance, Ghana, has partnered with Liberty Health in South Africa, in a partnership to provide comprehensive health insurance services to the Ghanaian public, to support health care delivery .
The partnership, which was announced at a virtual launch on Wednesday, would offer the full line of Liberty Health Cover products that had been approved by Ghana’s regulatory authorities.
Through the partnerships, Liberty Health Cover products would now be available through Apex Health Insurance in Ghana, while Apex would provide a full range of products to meet the needs of multinational, corporate and small to medium-sized customers.
Mr. Godwin Fafali Setsofia-Tukpeyi, CEO of Apex Health Insurance, explained that from their perspective, “Apex Health Insurance has partnered with Liberty Health to meet the needs of Ghanaian residents for a range of benefit plans. social services that not only provide coverage in the country. but also offer access to international advantages.
He said many of their multinational clients as well as government agencies have expressed a need for coverage in several African countries, involving emergency evacuation, international intensive care services and more choices in elective treatment. international.
“We are committed to delivering benefits that deliver comprehensive and meaningful coverage, value for money, predictable premium increases and collaborative processes to contain costs for long-term sustainability,” said Mr. Setsofia -Tukpeyi.
According to him, less than 50% of Africans had access to modern health facilities and which were made worse by the COVID-19 pandemic, leaving millions of people in desperate need of access to appropriate health care .
“The range of healthcare solutions available now provides increasing access to varying levels of comprehensive coverage for employees of multinationals, corporations and small businesses in Ghana, offering several choices to suit their budgets and needs,” he said. -he declares.
Mr. Setsofia-Tukpeyi said: “We are delighted to be working even more closely with Liberty Health to expand access to their wellness offering. By enabling people to be as healthy and productive as possible, we are contributing to their individual financial freedom.
“Liberty Health also has the financial strength, clinical and governance frameworks and tools to help us ensure healthier staff and, consequently, better business and economic growth. Collectively, this gives members and their employers financial peace of mind and, over time, will make Africa healthier, ”he explained.
Mr. Andrew Schwulst, Managing Director of Liberty Health, described the partnership as strategic, in that it would have a positive impact on the health ecosystem in Ghana.
“The partnership demonstrates our commitment to making quality health care accessible to a greater number of residents of West Africa, Ghana in particular, and across the African continent,” he added.
He said Liberty Health has so far partnered with local insurers in 27 African countries, providing employers with a standardized health insurance solution across the continent.
They also settled 96 percent of all claims directly with suppliers, with minimal spend for their customers.
“These benefits are possible thanks to the commitment we have made to forge and invest in long-term partnerships with all our stakeholders across Africa since 2009. In West Africa, and Ghana in In particular, this is the case with Apex Health Insurance, ”said Schwulst. .