ADNIC Enters into Strategic Partnership with MSH INTERNATIONAL

11/09/2012 – Paris

Partnership Offers Enhanced Global Medical Insurance Network.

Abu Dhabi National Insurance Company (ADNIC), one of the leading and prominent insurers in the UAE, signed a global overseas medical claims administration agreement with MSH INTERNATIONAL , the first UAE based TPA entirely dedicated to managing personal health insurance for people living and working in the GCC and MENA regions, for their SHIFA international product and selected Medical Insurance products.

Through this strategic partnership one of the benefits ADNIC’s global and SHIFA customers will enjoy is the ease of cashless medical claims administration throughout the region and, within a selected global network of healthcare providers when travelling. This arrangement ensures ADNIC customers maintain consistency of quality and efficient healthcare service whenever and wherever they are in the UAE, and while travelling abroad.

MSH INTERNATIONAL’s healthcare network is one of the most extensive networks with over 750,000 healthcare providers on their panel spanning 194 countries.

Commenting on the partnership, Mr. Walid Sidani, CEO of ADNIC said, “At ADNIC we are committed to providing the best in class medical insurance to our customers, this is in line with our march towards achieving Perpetual Excellence at ADNIC.”

He added, “This agreement with MSH INTERNATIONAL will further guarantee the protection of our customers and will offer our customers peace of mind in knowing that they will have seamless, health cover both in the UAE and internationally.”

“We are delighted to partner with ADNIC. As a designer and manager of healthcare solutions this agreement marks our commitment toseamlessly manage the wellbeing of globally mobile employees and their families. Combined with MSH INTERNATIONAL’s global healthcare network scale and reach, ADNIC’s customers have the confidence of personalised health solutions, wherever, whenever,” added Brigitte Chemla, CEO, MSH INTERNATIONAL Dubai.

SHIFA is ADNIC’s unique international medical insurance product, offering global medical coverage on a direct billing basis through a network of international medical service providers.

MSH INTERNATIONAL, with 4 regional headquarters in Paris, Calgary, Shanghai and Dubai, is a core member of SIACI SAINT HONORE Group in France; a global leader in insurance services. Through an interconnected on‐line system, healthcare is provided real time to over 300,000 members/international employees in 2,000 enterprises, located in 194 countries via more than 750,000 medical professionals across the globe providing inpatient cashless services. Backed by reimbursement in over 150 currencies, this scale and reach enables the delivery of truly personalised health insurance solutions, wherever, whenever.

MSH INTERNATIONAL Dubai is a leading designer and manager of healthcare solutions for insurers, globally mobile employees - and their families - of multinational and local companies. The first UAE based Third Party Administrator (TPA) entirely dedicated to managing personal health insurance for people living and working in the GCC, MENA, Africa and Indian Sub‐continent regions. MSH INTERNATIONAL Dubai provides consult country‐specific health information for over 194 countries. The UAE‐based team of 63 staff, 80 percent of whom are medically qualified, speaks over 15 languages to deliver healthcare solutions; 24/7, 365 days a year.

About Abu Dhabi National Insurance Company
Abu Dhabi National Insurance Company (ADNIC) PSC is a leading multi‐line insurance provider with five branches and a network of sales and services centers across the United Arab Emirates. Founded in Abu Dhabi in 1972, it offers a wide range of general insurance and life insurance products and services for individuals, small, mid‐sized and large companies and multi‐national corporations in the United Arab Emirates, as well as being a leading provider of risk underwriting solutions across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. ADNIC is established in the United Arab Emirates under the motto “Your Reliable Insurer”.
Listed on the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange, ADNIC was nominated “Middle East Insurance Company of the Year” in 2009, 2010 and 2011 by World Finance Magazine, as well as the Insurance Company of the Year at the Middle East Insurance Forum (MEIF 2011) 2011 MEIF. The Company is also (A‐) rated by Standard & Poor’s with a Positive outlook, as well as A (Excellent) by A.M. Best with a Stable outlook.


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