What is Medical Evacuation and Repatriation Coverage?

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Short Answer

Medical Evacuation can provide coverage if you require transportation to a nearby medical facility while traveling. Repatriation coverage can provide coverage to transport your remains back home.

More Detail

Most policies provide coverage to transport you to the closest, adequate, medical facility in the event you need emergency medical treatment. Once you are stabilized, if your treating physician recommends you seek further medical attention in your home country and this is pre-approved by your travel insurance provider, Medical Evacuation can also provide coverage to transport you back home.

Repatriation provides coverage to transport a deceased person’s remains back to their home city.

This information can vary based on the travel insurance policy. Please review the policy certificate to verify coverage. If you have questions about a specific policy, please contact us directly at 800-240-0369. Our customer service representatives are available from 8am to 10pm ET seven days a week and are delighted to help!