About Us | China Expat Health

Our leadership team is dedicated to delivering our core values, and at the same time helping you find the best health insurance plans, tailored to suit your family's needs.

We understand your primary concern is to ensure your family has great health insurance; to protect YOUR family should some unfortunate accident or health related matter occur – and we exist to service this need.

China Expat Health is a specialist health insurance consultant (broker), based in Shanghai, China.

Our purpose is to help China based expat families find the best health insurance, tailored to their family’s needs.

Our niche is helping China based expat families who are living long term in China

Our team are also China based long term expats, based in Shanghai.

What you will get by contacting us:

– Health insurer comparisons (saving you time).

– Health insurance benefit comparisons (saving you time).

– Health insurance price comparisons (saving you time).

– Expert advice on which health insurers REALLY protect your family (peace of mind for protecting your family).

– Expert advice on which health insurers DO NOT protect your family (usually the ones offering pricing too good to be true), (peace of mind for protecting your family).

– Advice on where and how to use your health insurance for routine claims (practical knowledge).

– Essential knowledge for medical emergencies in China, what to do, who to call, how to get to a hospital (peace of mind for protecting your family).

– Year round support if you ever have any issues with your insurer (peace of mind for protecting your family).

Our Values

We live our core values everyday through interactions with our clients and each other:

  • Long term relationships built on Trust.
  • We lead with Genuine Caring and a customer-centric philosophy.
  • We are obsessed with Adding Value and enhancing our customers’ experience.
  • We are committed to the Quality of our work.
  • We are Driven to find and chase opportunities for learning, growth and excellence.

Meet the Senior Leadership Team

David Bortz


David Bortz is a co-founder and Director at China Expat Health. David arrived in China in 2003, and has since been assisting tens of thousands of customers with their health insurance in the China market. David was on the ground floor during the official entrance of international medical insurance providers into China in the early 2000s.

David received his dual Bachelor Honours degree in Sydney, whilst at the same time working part time for one of Australia's leading insurers NRMA. His interests include spending quality time with his family, health, traveling and playing football.

Rob Fowler

Director of IPMI

Rob is originally from the UK and has been working in the China medical insurance industry for over 11 years. Rob previously held leadership positions in Allianz China and Ping An China.

Rob has a Bachelor Honors degree in Accounting and Finance, and is fluent in written and spoken Chinese. His interests include studying Go (Weiqi/Baduk), reading and fitness.

Our Proven Process

Our proven process empowers you to make great decisions about which health insurance plans to choose from.

  1. Evaluate your goals, budget, must-haves and nice-to-haves.
  2. Present and overview of relevant and reliable options.
  3. Present the pros and cons of each option and answer your questions. This allows you to focus-in on one or two plans which best suit your situation.
  4. Present the full information including what’s not covered for the plans that best suit you.
  5. Help you with the application making it hassle free.
  6. Support you throughout the year when you need to use the insurance.

Let us find the right plan for you!

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