February 13, 2019 09:30
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Allstate Benefits is launching a critical illness protection with services of medical assistance. The offer is now available across Canada.
Allstate Benefits, based in the United States, entered the canadian market, critical illness insurance in 2015, offering a product of voluntary guarantee that employers can offer to their employees, which they pay for themselves. In addition to a cash payment in the event of diagnosis of a condition covered, the new improved offer provides access to medical assistance services through partners Medisys Corporate Health in Canada and PinnacleCare in the United States.
“We are delighted to announce this enhancement to our flagship product of the industry of serious diseases for canadian employers and their employees,” said Greg Guidos, president of Allstate Benefits. We have a proven track record as a provider of voluntary benefits the collective, as evidenced by the more than 45,000 employers and four million employees that we are helping to protect the United States and Canada. By creating innovative products, we are re-inventing the protection to help companies add value, engage employees and help improve the lives of customers. “
Diseases critical covered by the product include : heart attack, stroke, organ failure, major, renal failure, carcinoma in situ, invasive cancer, Alzheimer’s disease advanced, advanced Parkinson’s disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and more, depending on the coverage chosen, according to the product information provided on the website of the company.
The insured diagnosed with a covered illness would have access to a dedicated team of Medisys Nurse Navigator to discuss the diagnosis, concerns, treatment options and support services, second opinions, explains Allstate Benefits. If a consultation in the United States is desired, Medisys will partner with PinnacleCare to provide medical advice, treatment options, access to centres of excellence medical in the United States, and facilitate the making of appointments with the doctor.