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For further information please contact:
Agência Ideal H+K (Care Plus)
Vanessa Sarzedas - T: (11) 4873-7950 / 99139-6545 E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Fernanda Triches – T: (11) 4873-7964 / 99421-3445 E: email@example.com
Sirina Parr, Senior Corporate Communications Manager, Bupa
About Care Plus
Care Plus provides premium healthcare solutions through a wide range of products (medicine, dentistry, occupational health and prevention), with strong performance in the premium segment. It is the leading premium health insurance company in Brazil, having been founded 25 years ago.
Care Plus offers differentiated health plans to more than 400 companies and around 100,000 beneficiaries Bupa Global acquired Care Plus in December 2016 to serve the growing Brazilian healthcare market.
About Bupa Global
Bupa Global is the international health insurance arm of Bupa. We provide customers around the world with products and services for globally minded and mobile people who want the most premium coverage and access to the healthcare they need anytime, anywhere in the world, whether at home or when studying, living, travelling or working abroad.
Bupa Global has offices around the world including London and Brighton (UK), Miami (USA), Copenhagen (Denmark), Dubai (UAE, in partnership with OIC), and Hong Kong (China) as well as regional offices in Mainland China, Singapore, Egypt, Mexico, Dominican Republic, Bolivia, Brazil, Panama, Guatemala and Ecuador. Bupa Global recently acquired Care Plus, the market leading health insurer in Brazil which serves more than 400 companies with about 100,000 members.
About Blue Cross Blue Shield Association
The Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association (BCBSA) is a national federation of 36 independent, community-based and locally-operated Blue Cross and Blue Shield companies that collectively provide healthcare coverage for one-in-three Americans. BCBSA provides health care insights through The Health of America Report series and the national BCBS Health Index. For more information on BCBSA and its member companies, please visit bcbs.com.
About the Bupa Global and BCBSA collaboration
Two of the most respected names in health care, Bupa Global and Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS), have teamed up to deliver high quality health care products and services. Customers will have access to the largest networks of health care providers worldwide, utilizing Blue Cross Blue Shield networks in the U.S. and Bupa’s networks outside the U.S, subject to certain restrictions and limitations.
Through the Blue Cross Blue Shield and Bupa Global venture, members receive a Blue Cross Blue Shield ID card, giving them access to the Blue Cross Blue Shield network in the U.S., support from a U.S. service centre, and access to the U.S. discount pharmacy program. Blue Cross Blue Shield and Bupa continue to expand and strengthen their collaboration around the globe to deliver value through insurance products and services to benefit customers worldwide.
Bupa Global is a trade name of Bupa, an independent licensee of Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association. Bupa Global’s rights to use the Blue Cross Blue Shield Brands are limited in some areas. Bupa Global does not sell Blue Cross Blue Shield co-branded products in Anguilla, Argentina, BVI, Canada, Costa Rica, Panama, Uruguay and US Virgin Islands. Bupa Global does not sell Blue Cross branded products in Hong Kong. For more information, visit bupaglobalaccess.com. The Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association is a national federation of 36 independent, community-based and locally-operated Blue Cross and Blue Shield companies. Blue Cross Blue Shield Global is a brand owned by Blue Cross Blue Shield Association.
Bupa's purpose is helping people live longer, healthier, happier lives.
With no shareholders, our customers are our focus. We reinvest profits into providing more and better healthcare for the benefit of current and future customers.
We have 15.5m health insurance customers, provide healthcare to over 14.5m people in our clinics and hospitals, and look after over 22,900 aged care residents.
We employ over 78,000 people, principally in the UK, Australia, Spain, Poland, Chile, New Zealand, Hong Kong, the USA, Brazil, the Middle East and Ireland. We also have associate businesses in Saudi Arabia and India.
Health insurance is around 70% of our business. In a number of countries, we also run clinics, dental centres, hospitals and care homes and villages.
For more information, visit www.bupa.com.