Aurora launches Global Specialist Health offering

Digital commercial insurance platform, Aurora, has today launched its Global Specialist Health offering for UK SMEs.

Backed by Axis, the new product provides SMEs with comprehensive cover to support their employees, and their immediate family in dealing with major oncological, neurological and cardiological conditions, as well as transplants.

The cover provides employees with access to precision medicine, and expert international medical assistance from initial diagnosis through to treatment. A ‘medical concierge’ service also covers accommodation and travel costs for the patient and a loved one if they need to travel abroad to access the best possible treatment for their diagnosis.

The product is available to SMEs directly through Aurora’s new platform which offers customers a tailored online journey augmented with risk management insights to help them understand the cover they’re buying. Global Specialist Health will also be available via selected brokers, initially though WTW Networks.

Head of partnership, strategy and engagement at Aurora, Carla Havemann, commented:
“We’re delighted to launch the first product on our platform. Our goal is to give SMEs access to the kind of premium insurance products previously only available to larger businesses. To deliver on this mission we’re working closely with carefully selected partners to offer SMEs, via our platform, augmented products they are unable to obtain elsewhere, bringing both transparency and greater value to customers.”

Further new products from Aurora, covering group personal accident, business interruption, professional indemnity, public liability, employers’ liability and property insurance for SMEs, are planned for launch in the coming weeks and months.

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