MSO is a new IAG Assistance Partner in South Africa
Paris, August 2012 – Since January 2012, International Assistance Group has set the course for a new strategy: forge partnerships with quality providers. Meant to help its 49 partners grow organically, offering true quality and health-focused outcomes, IAG constantly develops, recruits and trains a comprehensive global network of quality assistance experts and accredited provider partners.
Today, International Assistance Group is happy to inform you that a 14th Partnership has been signed since January. MSO (Medical Services Organisation) has been approved as a new IAG Assistance Partner after a strict selection process. MSO, located in South Africa, is operational for medical cases in Republic of South Africa as well as in sub-Saharan countries.
Glenn Staples, Business Dev Director is happy to present MSO: "MSO International provides healthcare risk management services to the African and South African market with over 1 million contracted lives from private healthcare and insurance companies. MSO's strategy of providing a comprehensive managed care solution across Africa provides healthcare funders with significant and unique advantages that improve their competitive position.
Since 2008, MSO has expanded its operations to include a dedicated international division with over 50 staff to manage claims, cases and admissions for international clients with members in Africa. With its head office based in Johannesburg, South Africa and access to more than 6,000 contracted providers across the African continent, MSO International provides the optimal healthcare solution for Africa".
About MSO Medical Assistance
MSO International has a dedicated Assistance Division which offers medical assistance to travellers and expats throughout Africa. Due to close operational ties with our Network Division, our Assistance Service has impressive contracted resources and knowledge of healthcare capabilities across Africa, which in turn allows for the best support and decision-making in times of need. These services include:
• Coordination and management of medical evacuations and elective patient transfers
• Advice to clients in terms of accessing appropriate healthcare in all operational countries
• Placement of payment guarantees with providers on behalf of clients
• Assistance with transport and other logistical arrangements
• 24/7 Support in the 4 main languages through our Contact Centre
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