Liberty Health (South Africa) and Apex Health Insurance (Ghana) announced a partnership whereby Liberty Health Cover products are now available through Apex Health Insurance in Ghana.
This will enable Apex Health Insurance to provide a full range of products to meet the needs of multinational, corporate and SME clients.
The complete line of Liberty Health Cover products have been approved by the regulatory authorities of Ghana.
According to Andrew Schwulst, CEO of Liberty Health, the strategic partnership has been in the works for some time and the joint teams will have a positive and values-driven impact on the health ecosystem in Ghana.
“The partnership demonstrates our commitment to making quality health care accessible to more residents of West Africa, Ghana in particular, and across the African continent,” Schwulst said.
Liberty Health has established partnerships with local insurers in 27 African countries, enabling employers to have a standardized health insurance solution across the continent.
They settle 96% of all claims directly with suppliers, with minimal spend for their customers.
Godwin Fafali Setsofia-Tukpeyi, CEO of Apex Health Insurance, Ghana’s leading health insurer, 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 that not only provide coverage within the country, but plans that also provide access to international benefits. Many of our multinational and government clients have expressed the need for coverage in multiple African countries, emergency evacuation, international intensive care services and a greater choice of international elective treatment.
“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,” he added. .
Currently, less than 50% of Africans have access to modern health facilities. This has been made worse by the COVID-19 pandemic, resulting in millions of people in urgent need of access to appropriate health care. Liberty Health has remained robust thanks to COVID-19.
With access to more than 7,000 healthcare providers across the continent, and thanks to Apex Health Insurance of over 650 in Ghana, their combined network ensures that employees (members) have access to quality healthcare when needed. really matters.
“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. Schwulst commented: “These benefits are made possible by our commitment to forge and invest in long-term partnerships with all of our stakeholders across Africa since 2009. In Africa. West, and in Ghana in particular, this is the case with Apex Health Insurance. . “
In conclusion, Mr. Setsofia-Tukpeyi added: “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 therefore 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.