Aetna also have a presence in Hong Kong and boast over 150 years of healthcare experience in the US. Their corporate plan in Hong Kong is the ‘International HealthCare Plan’ and has four levels of cover which range from the basic to the comprehensive: ‘core’, ‘essential’, ‘plus’ and ‘elite’.
Some positives include MHD for over 10 employees, a large direct settlement network, dedicated account managers and a 12 month waiting period for maternity benefits. This could be seen as a benefit of the group policies because for the individual plans the 12 month waiting period includes conception. This is most unusual and certainly ensures Aetna compares less favourably to other insurers offering maternity cover.