Austen Morris Associates Manila had the honor of being recognized by Blue Cross Insurance Inc. at their recent ceremony held in the Best Western Plus Antel Hotel in Makati City, Philippines. We were recognized as the top five provider in the country for the quality of service and were given the following awards: Top 5 Based on Premiums and Top 4 Based on Number of Policies Sold for the Last Quarter. Both awards were accepted by Austen Morris Associates Manila’s own Rachel Ortega who joined Austen Morris Associates in 2008 as a Personal Health Insurance Specialist. Overall, the night was a huge success and Austen Morris Associates has a lot to be proud of. Our thanks go to the staff at Blue Cross for this wonderful recognition.
Blue Cross Insurance, Inc. is a market specialist in medical, travel and accident insurance. Based in the Philippines, and with sister companies in Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam and Hong Kong, Blue Cross is part of a wider group of health insurance businesses operating across Asia, with a particular focus on the ASEAN region. The aim of the group is to be recognized as a market leader and an Asian specialist of medical and travel insurance.
Blue Cross, originally named State Bonding Corporation and Insurance, Co., Inc. was founded in the Philippines in 1949. In 1977, State Bonding established a medical insurance division to respond to the growing health insurance market in the Philippines. It was in 1986 that the company changed its corporate name to Blue Cross Insurance, Inc. In 1996, Blue Cross ceased writing general insurance business to concentrate on its specialized lines of medical, personal accident and travel insurance.
Blue Cross is one of the most financially stable companies in the market today. We have a current premium revenue of around PhP700 million per year, and assets amounting to more than PhP1 billion. Of the 81 non-life Insurance Companies in 2012, we ranked No. 12 in terms of Premiums Earned. With a steadfast commitment to growth and progress, Blue Cross aims to surpass these figures to further strengthen our position in the years to come.