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AXA XL Insurance has partnered with AXA - Global Healthcare to launch a new healthcare insurance solution for Spanish and Portuguese companies with employees on expatriate assignments.

The coverage is designed to allow clients to either choose standard plans or fully bespoke packages tailored to their specific needs. Regardless of how the coverage is structured, clients benefit from an experienced global account management team while employees and their families have access to first level medical resources across the world.

Jose Luis Gómez Banovio, Head of Accident & Health, Iberia at XL Catlin, now part of AXA XL, a division of AXA, noted: “While Spanish and Portuguese businesses operating internationally already benefit from AXA XL’s personal accident coverage and business travel protection, expanding our suite of solutions to now include international private medical insurance will help them ensure their employees have the protection and support they want and need wherever they are in the world.”

Tom Wilkinson, CEO, AXA - Global Healthcare, commented: “We recently conducted a survey on the needs of expatriate employees . When asked what benefits they would most like to receive, they most often cited international health insurance and housing assistance. Their employers also stressed that healthcare was a priority, with more than two-thirds expressing concerns about international assignments failing due to physical or mental health issues. By combining AXA XL’s Accident & Health insurance expertise and AXA - Global Healthcare’s global capabilities, we are now able to provide these employees with the support and healthcare services they need and want, wherever they are in the world.”

José Ramón Morales, Country Leader Iberia for AXA XL’s insurance operations, added: “New technologies have enabled new ways of working, but for many businesses there still is no substitute for face-to-face interactions. In today’s economy, many Spanish and Portuguese companies need to send employees abroad to help translate their global ambitions into local strategy. That’s why I’m delighted we can now support our clients by providing expatriate employees and their families access to high-quality healthcare wherever business takes them.”

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ABOUT AXA XL INSURANCE1AXA XL1  Insurance offers property, casualty, professional, financial lines and specialty insurance solutions to mid-sized companies through to large multinationals globally. We partner with those who move the world forward. To learn more, visit

ABOUT AXA GLOBAL HEALTHCAREAXA has been protecting the healthcare needs of globally mobile citizens for more than 50 years. Offering cross-border health insurance to businesses and private individuals, we support customers living in more than 190 countries.  Our constantly evolving propositions build upon decades of experience in global healthcare and the local knowledge and capabilities of AXA’s healthcare businesses across the world.   We offer customers care and support though a 24/7 virtual doctor service,, second medical opinion and personal case management services as well as evacuation and repatriation assistance. And to make sure customers get speedy access to medical treatment wherever they are in the world, they have access to AXA’s global medical network. We are part of the AXA Group – a global insurance company with more than 107 million customers worldwide.

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1AXA XL is a division of AXA Group providing products and services through four business groups: AXA XL Insurance, AXA XL Reinsurance, AXA XL Art & Lifestyle and AXA XL Risk Consulting. The reorganization project related to the activities of AXA Corporate Solutions, AXA Matrix, AXA Art and XL Catlin will be subject to legal and labour validations prior to its implementation.