Summit Reinsurance Services, Inc. (Summit Re) is a managing general underwriter and reinsurance advisor, working with health insurers and managed care organizations from coast to coast. We help our customers analyze, manage and transfer risk to protect their financial stability. As consultants and advisors, we also help companies formulate and implement new products and strategies.
Summit Re was founded on four main principles:
- Practice consistent and fair underwriting, which will produce balance sheet stability for our customers and a profit for our reinsurer.
- Deliver benchmark customer service at efficient expense levels.
- Offer value-added managed care programs to complement those of our customers, particularly in high-cost areas such as organ transplantation, severe trauma, cancer and complex neonates.
- Provide products and services to assist managed care customers desiring to expand into other fully-insured PPO/point-of-service/out-of-area programs, employer stop loss markets and group ancillary products.
Summit Re has had an exclusive relationship with Swiss Re for the provision of HMO excess, provider excess and carrier medical excess coverage since Summit Re’s inception in 1999. Swiss Re was founded in Zurich, Switzerland in 1863. Operating in more than 25 countries through 79 offices, Swiss Re provides its expertise and services to clients in over 160 countries throughout the world. Swiss Re is an innovative and diversified professional reinsurer, with shareholder equity of $31.9 billion.