As more individuals are getting the vaccine, hitting the road (or sky) may become more alluring. Before you take off on your next overseas adventure, you should verify with your health insurance company if your plan includes coverage abroad.
The U.S. Department of State suggests questions to ask your insurer, including:
Travel Insurance vs Travel Medical Insurance
We often see the terms “Travel Insurance” and “Travel Medical Insurance” used interchangeably. Travel insurance is designed to cover cancellations, personal belongings and sometimes emergency treatment. Whereas Travel Medical Insurance is your superhero, leaping into action when you experience a serious covered medical emergency. In some cases it can also cover inpatient treatment, check-ups, and continuing treatment of chronic conditions abroad.
Needing Travel Medical Insurance?
As a member of the MBA you have access to a variety of travel medical coverage solutions, and in most cases your travel medical insurance will cover more than just a medical emergency.
These plans may include the following features: