Why it’s important for employers to provide SmartChoice – the new, comprehensive medical travel healthcare benefit product:
Providing high quality, affordable healthcare is the objective of every employer-sponsored health plan. In meeting this objective, the globalization of the healthcare industry has provided new and exciting opportunities for employers to take their healthcare programs to the next level. Medical travel, the practice of traveling to another country to receive professional medical attention at a cost lower than the country of origin, can open new doors to healthcare services for employees and retirees without adding to the cost or reducing the overall quality of care in your healthcare benefit program. In fact, when incorporated with a well-designed benefit plan, the medical travel benefit product can actually reduce healthcare costs!
SmartCare Worldwide can help you design a plan of benefits with the right incentives to give you a competitive edge in your employee and retiree healthcare benefit program. With over 30 years of experience in the design, funding and administration of employee benefit plans, the professionals at SmartCare Worldwide can work with you to develop a truly world class approach to providing employee and retiree benefits.
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Our flexible employer-sponsored medical travel healthcare benefit, SmartChoice, can be implemented as quickly as in 30 days, at ANY point during the plan year. SmartCare Worldwide fully administers the benefit so it’s no extra burden on an employer’s administrative or customer service departments.
Employers receive the credit for what many are calling a concrete solution to increasing costs and decreasing benefits, and the ideal mid-year healthcare benefit give-back for employees.
Why our SmartChoice benefit is good for Employers:
Why our SmartChoice benefit is good for Employees:
In addition, SmartCare Worldwide will manage the SmartChoice benefit product for your employees and retirees from start to finish with pre-travel consultations and after travel follow up. With SmartCare Worldwide you can be assured that every healthcare provider in our network is properly credentialed and has been personally interviewed by our administration, medical staff or healthcare partners. We specialize in connecting people in need of healthcare with the highest quality doctors, dentists, and cosmetic surgeons outside of the U.S.
Employer sponsored plans cannot be reasonably expected to provide unlimited coverage for every medical and dental procedure. Often, specific procedures may not be available to your covered employees in the locations they live and work. This is where medical travel and the new medical travel benefit product can support your employees and retirees with low cost, high quality alternatives.
In addition, even procedures covered in full by your benefit plan might be more attractive and far less expensive if they can be provided internationally, saving both the employee and benefit plan a substantial amount of money.
If you would like to find out more about Smartcare Worldwide and how we can help you incorporate our SmartChoice medical travel benefit into your employee and retiree health benefit plans, contact us today at 1-855-762-8227 or by filling out our contact form.