Yes, most policies will automatically extend if you are unable to return home on your scheduled return date due to an unexpected illness or hospitalization.
Depending on the policy, it can typically be extended for 5 to 7 days, or until you reach your medical coverage limits. Coverage automatically ends when you return home.
Some policies include specific limitations or exclusions related to Ebola. To read each provider’s current position on their coverage of the Ebola outbreak, please read their official position statements here:https://www.squaremouth.com/current-event-information-centers/2014/12/11/position-statements/
This information is time sensitive and may change as events unfold. Please check back for updated FAQs and provider position statements.
This information may vary based on the travel insurance policy. If you have questions about a specific policy, please contact us directly at 800-240-0369. Our customer service representatives are available 24/7 and are delighted to help!
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