Airtel Nigeria has partnered with AXA Mansard to launch a digital health insurance scheme to provide access to basic health care consultation and minor treatment for customers on the telco’s network.
The telco explained that the health bundle will give its customers the opportunity to approach low-cost health care consolation and treatment for minor illnesses.
It stated that the bundle plan will provide three forms of healthcare services, including telemedicine, pharmacy, and hospitalisation reimbursement, and customers can subscribe by dialling *141*44# to select the service.
In a statement, the Chief Commercial Officer of Airtel Nigeria, Femi Oshinlaja, said, “In line with Airtel’s core value, which is to deliver solutions that enrich the lives of our customers, we are pleased to partner with AXA Mansard, to launch a cutting-edge health bundle that will add value to our customers.
This partnership aims to provide easy and pocket-friendly health insurance access to Airtel users, through mobile data service.”
He noted that the health bundle will shorten the distance between the firm’s customers and healthcare providers.
He added, “With this simple cover, users may now have access to the medication of up to N60,000 and hospitalisation cover of N50,000 per year.”
Also speaking during the launch, the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of AXA Mansard, Tope Adeniyi, stated, “We are delighted to collaborate with Airtel to make health insurance accessible through mobile services, and we believe that this is currently one of the most innovative and relevant solutions that will empower more Nigerians to conveniently access best-in-class health insurance value offerings.