Travel Medical/International Medical Insurance

Why travelers purchase Travel Medical/International Medical Insurance

Travel Medical Insurance reimburses you for emergency medical expenses incurred when you are traveling or living in a foreign country.

Maximum coverage levels can be substantial enough (up to $8 million) to cover major medical expenses such as emergency surgery and extended hospital stays.

Plans often require pre-certification by the insurer prior to hospital admission abroad.

When hospitalization is necessary, many insurers provide a guarantee of hospital admission, and some insurers provide direct payments to hospitals. 

When hospitalization is not necessary, most insurers require a claim form to be submitted for reimbursement of covered expenses for basic treatment by a physician and outpatient medical services.

Plans usually include coverage for emergency medical evacuation, reunion, repatriation of remains, accidental death and dismemberment (AD&D), and various other 24/7 travel assistance services.

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Patriot America from International Medical Group

Medical and emergency medical evacuation for non-U.S citizens traveling outside their citizenship country from five days up to two years. Coverage range from $50,000 up to $1 million.

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Patriot International from International Medical Group

Medical and emergency medical evacuation insurance for U.S. citizens traveling from five days up to two years outside of the United States. Coverage range from $50,000 up to $2 million.

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Diplomat International - Optional War Risk from Global Underwriters

Featuring optional war risk accident and sickness medical coverage, accidental death and dismemberment, travel assistance and much more. Available to U.S. Citizens traveling outside the United States or Non-U.S. Citizens traveling outside their home country, with no travel to the United States.

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Diplomat America from Global Underwriters

The Diplomat America plan provides quality medical insurance for both U.S. citizens living overseas and non-U.S. citizens visiting the United States. If you are looking for top-quality medical insurance while you or a family member are visiting the United States, you have found the right plan. 

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Visitors Care from International Medical Group

Low cost, scheduled medical benefits plan that addresses the insurance needs of non-U.S. citizens who need temporary medical insurance while traveling for business or pleasure anywhere outside of their home country.

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Patriot Platinum International from International Medical Group

You expect first-rate protection when you travel, and Patriot Platinum International® offers a complete package of international benefits available 24 hours a day. Providing up to $8 million medical coverage for U.S. citizens traveling outside the United States including additional enhanced benefits and services to meet your global needs.

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Patriot Platinum America from International Medical Group

Providing first-class protection for the discerning international traveler who wants to obtain the maximum coverage available in a short-term travel medical insurance product.

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Safe Travels USA Trip Protection from Trawick International

Safe Travels USA Trip Protection is a trip cancellation, interruption and travel delay plan for anyone up to age 79 traveling for five days up to a maximum of 180 days. Rates are based on insured trip amount, age, and medical plan maximum. Available to non-U.S. citizens traveling to the United States.

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Safe Travels Multinational Trip Protection from Trawick International

Safe Travels Multinational Trip Protection is a trip cancellation, interruption and travel delay plan for anyone up to age 79 traveling outside their home country (and not coming to the United States) for five days up to a maximum of 180 days. Rates are based on insured trip amount, age, and medical plan maximum. Maximum trip amount is $25,000 per person.

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Single-Trip or Annual Multi-Trip Travel Insurance from Bupa Global Travel

Bupa Global Travel provides single-trip or annual international medical coverage, and medical evacuation, for individuals traveling outside of their permanent resident country. Featuring unlimited medical, medical evacuation, no deductible, no copay, and guaranteed direct payment to all hospitals. 

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Trekker Essential from GeoBlue

Designed for year-round peace of mind for people who love to travel. Coverage for unlimited international trips in a 12-month period (70 days max. per trip) $50,000 medical / $250,000 evacuation. 

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Trekker Choice from GeoBlue

Designed for year-round peace of mind for people who love to travel. Coverage for unlimited international trips in a 12-month period (70 days max. per trip) $250,000 medical / $500,000 evacuation.

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Global Medical Insurance Gold from International Medical Group

The Gold option is the most popular option and extends to its members $5 million of lifetime coverage. Its extensive benefits provide first-rate international medical coverage as well as aid in reducing out-of-pocket expenses.

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Patriot Group Travel Medical Insurance from International Medical Group

Patriot Group Travel Medical Insurance is designed for organizations who have a group of five or more members that will be traveling together, and are traveling to a destination that is not the home country of any of the traveling members.

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Global Medical Insurance Gold from International Medical Group

The Gold option is the most popular option and extends to its members $5 million of lifetime coverage. Its extensive benefits provide first-rate international medical coverage as well as aid in reducing out-of-pocket expenses.

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Short-Term Membership from MedjetAssist

In addition to our annual memberships, MedjetAssist offers short-term programs for residents of the United States, Canada and Mexico up to age 75, with travel protection provided 24 hours a day during the selected travel period. If you're ever hospitalized more than 150 miles from home, MedjetAssist will arrange medical transport to the hospital of your choice. No travel insurance, assistance plan or platinum-card program offers travel protection as comprehensive and unrestrictive as MedjetAssist.

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Domestic Membership from MedjetAssist

The MedjetAssist Domestic U.S. 48 Membership Program is tailored to travelers up to the age of 75 who are residing in and are traveling more than 150 miles from home within the 48 contiguous United States. In the event of an inpatient hospitalization this membership provides for hospital of choice medical transport to a home hospital or specialty hospital within the contiguous 48 United States. No health questions, deductibles or claim forms are required.

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Annual Membership from MedjetAssist

MedjetAssist® is the premier air medical transport membership program for travelers. If you are hospitalized 150 miles or more from home, Medjet will arrange air medical transport all the way back to your hospital of choice in your home country - regardless of medical necessity. Available to U.S. residents.

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Travel Medical/International Medical Insurance FAQs

What is travel medical insurance and why do I need it?

Travel medical insurance provides health insurance coverage for travelers outside their home country. This coverage includes emergency medical expenses, emergency medical evacuation, repatriation, return of dependent children, accidental death, cost of return flight, and more. While the regular domestic insurance or government-sponsored health insurance programs may offer comprehensive coverage in your home country, few are designed for international travelers or expatriates.

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