Heidelberg (PRWEB) February 25, 2018
Today, Getsafe announced a new transparent and modular dental insurance that will be a patient-friendly solution for those looking for more than just basic healthcare coverage. As a technology-driven company, Getsafe gives every patient a flexible service – easy to use, low-cost and no-hassle sign up. The enterprise aims to build a future-proof set of health insurance plans, acting as a companion to digital customers.
“Healthcare and wellbeing play an important role in young people’s lives,” explains Christian Wiens, Founder and CEO of Getsafe. “Alongside a healthy lifestyle, prevention and additional benefits become more and more important. Here, however, the provision of traditional health insurers falls a long way short, which is why we want to fill the gap and deliver patients a simple and straightforward solution.”
In today’s insurance landscape, the costs for a professional dental cleaning are covered by very few insurers – and when they are, in most cases this will only be partial cover, or only offered in special circumstances, such as the stipulation of a particular dentist.
“Over 90% of Germans rely on the health insurance system provided by the state. Barely 12% of all households have supplementary protection,” ponders Wiens. “With our dental insurance, we will provide a modular service tailored by the customer to their own individual needs. Prevention instead of price – that’s what we believe in, and that’s what we want to offer to the public.”
How does Getsafe insurance work?
The basic dental protection plan costs about €70 per year and includes a free periodic dental cleaning and up to €150 per year for plastic fillings. This basic protection can be extended with additional modules at any time to cover larger dental operations and provision for dentures. Signing up for a policy and filing claims can be done using the Getsafe app. To file a claim, the customer simply has to take a photo of the dentist’s bill. In most cases, the cost can be reimbursed directly, with no waiting time.
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Getsafe is one of the trailblazers of the European insurtech scene. The Germany-based startup brings the concept of comprehensive insurance (as provided by e.g. Axa or Allianz) into the digital age. Customers can take out, change or cancel an insurance policy paper-free and in real time in the Getsafe app. Even making a claim can be done using the app. Getsafe is backed by notable partners and leading venture capital investors including Partech Ventures and Commerzbank.