Sanitas Joins Allianz Global Benefits in Spain
Allianz Global Benefits (AGB) and Sanitas, a healthcare specialist in Spain, in December 2021 announced a partnership agreement to globally provide group healthcare insurance programs to multinationals.
According to Dirk Hellmuth, CEO of Allianz Global Benefits, Sanitas healthcare plans can be included in global employee benefits programs, such as Multinational Pooling, Captive Reinsurance and Global Underwriting.
Javier Ibáñez, Managing Director of Sanitas Seguros, states: “We are very proud of this partnership which will allow us to be the healthcare provider of reference for Allianz Global Benefits in Spain. It allows us to offer solutions that cater to the health needs of the multinational companies that Allianz works with by putting at their disposal all the advantages that digitalization brings to the health care of the people and the planet.”
Sanitas is a specialist healthcare and well-being services provider operating in Spain. It operates an integral healthcare model that includes medical insurance; hospitals and multi-specialty centers; well-being centers; dental clinics; and other health services and services for the elderly. Sanitas has 11.250 employees; a medical team made up of over 49.000 specialists and 4.000 associated medical centers in addition to its own 4 hospitals; 20 multi-specialty medical centers; 16 well-being centers; 200 dental clinics; 45 homes for the elderly; 17 of them with day center services; and 5 independent day centers. The company is owned by U.K.-based international healthcare provider Bupa, which serves over 18 million health insurance customers out of 31 million customers worldwide.