On Monday, Zurich North America announced a new business travel solution for accident insurance that can help employers protect their traveling employees in the event of a health situation.
Schaumberg, Illinois-based insurance company offers "customizable coverage" that includes emergency care abroad, medical and security evacuation and repatriation, and travel expenses. The solution's 24/7 travel assistance service offers an app that includes destination information, route information, travel alerts and access to emergency services for employees covered.
The app also has a portal for employers that gives them a picture of their traveling population and allows them to monitor potential risks as well as communicate with their travelers. Options in the app include a COVID-1
According to a spokeswoman in Zurich, COVID-19 would be considered as any other disease under its business travel policy.
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