In 1947 Bupa was established in the United Kingdom, and since the has established other branches in countries all over the world, servicing more than 22 million customers in over 190 countries.
Bupa Thailand itself has been in operation for more than three decades and is Thailand's leading health insurance specialist. This arm of the Bupa Group services more than 300,000 members and 2,000 businesses and other organizations. Given the company's combination of local and international health insurance expertise, it is a natural fit for a broker specializing in international private medical insurance like Pacific Prime.
In July of 2017, Aetna International acquired Bupa Group's business in Thailand. Aetna plans to rebrand Bupa Thailand's plans in the near future.
Aetna is a US-based insurance provider that is a leading global insurer. The group's arm operating in Asia, Aetna International, services over 700,000 worldwide members under its own brand.
Aetna International has a reputation for providing expats with excellent service and comprehensive benefits that can be used the world over.
Healthcare products and services
With Bupa Thailand you can rest assured that you have access to a full range of services, including:
- Health insurance
- In-patient treatment
- Primary care
- Dental care
- Nursing care for the elderly
- Workplace health services
- Chronic disease management
- Home healthcare
- Health assessments
Bupa Thailand has direct billing arrangements with a wide variety of medical facilities in the country. Pacific Prime Thailand can provide you with a list of these care providers, they can also be found on the Bupa Thailand website.
All you need to do in order to have your treatment covered is to make an appointment with a provider from the list, show your insurance and ID cards, and pay any required excesses or coinsurance payments.