What is Home Country Coverage?

Home Country Coverage provides coverage for incidental trips back to a traveler’s home country during an international trip.

Policies with Home Country Coverage typically cover medical benefits related to a new illness or injury incurred during an incidental trip back to a traveler’s home country. Most policies with this benefit will provide 5 days of Home Country Coverage per month of coverage purchased.

Please be aware that coverage and eligibility requirements for this benefit differ by policy. The tables below show the providers that offer Home Country Coverage coverage.

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GeoBlue
GeoBlue
Policy Name and Summary of Coverage
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Voyager Choice

No coverage

There is no Home Country Coverage with this plan.

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Voyager Essential

No coverage

There is no Home Country Coverage with this plan.

Global Underwriters
Global Underwriters
Policy Name and Summary of Coverage
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Diplomat America

No coverage

There is no Home Country Coverage with this plan.

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Diplomat International

Optional coverage

Home Country Coverage (If Benefit is Purchased) – The Home Country Coverage provides limited coverage under your Medical Expense Benefit while in your Home Country. The plan pays 80% up to $5,000 of Eligible Expenses, then 100% to a maximum of 1) $50,000 for Incidental Trip(s) to your Home Country or 2) $10,000 for Extension of Benefits (Follow Me Home Coverage).

1) Incidental Trip(s) to your Home Country: During the period of coverage, You may return to Your Home Country for incidental visits of up to 60 days per 12 months of coverage, or pro rata there of (approximately 5 days per month of purchased coverage). If during an incidental trip home, You suffer an Injury or Sickness, this Plan will pay up to $50,000 of Eligible Expenses.

2) Extension of Benefits (Follow Me Home Coverage): This plan will pay up to a maximum of $10,000 for Eligible Expenses incurred in Your Home Country related to an Injury or Sickness which originally occurred, was diagnosed and treated outside Your Home Country during Your period of coverage.

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Diplomat LT excl US

Optional coverage

Home Country Coverage (If Benefit is Purchased):

The Home Country Coverage provides limited coverage under your Medical Expense Benefit while in your Home Country. The plan pays 80% up to $5,000 of Eligible Expenses, then 100% to a maximum of 1) $50,000 for Incidental Trip(s) to your Home Country or 2) $10,000 for Extension of Benefits (Follow Me Home Coverage).

1) Incidental Trip(s) to your Home Country: During the period of coverage, You may return to Your Home Country for incidental visits of up to 60 days per 12 months of coverage, or pro rata thereof (approximately 5 days per month of purchased coverage). If during an incidental trip home, You suffer an Injury or Sickness, this Plan will pay up to $50,000 of Eligible Expenses.

2) Extension of Benefits (Follow Me Home Coverage): This plan will pay up to a maximum of $10,000 for Eligible Expenses incurred in Your Home Country related to an Injury or Sickness which originally occurred, was diagnosed and treated outside Your Home Country during Your period of coverage.

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Diplomat LT incl US

Optional coverage

Home Country Coverage (If Benefit is Purchased):

The Home Country Coverage provides limited coverage under your Medical Expense Benefit while in your Home Country. The plan pays 80% up to $5,000 of Eligible Expenses, then 100% to a maximum of 1) $50,000 for Incidental Trip(s) to your Home Country or 2) $10,000 for Extension of Benefits (Follow Me Home Coverage).

1) Incidental Trip(s) to your Home Country: During the period of coverage, You may return to Your Home Country for incidental visits of up to 60 days per 12 months of coverage, or pro rata thereof (approximately 5 days per month of purchased coverage). If during an incidental trip home, You suffer an Injury or Sickness, this Plan will pay up to $50,000 of Eligible Expenses.

2) Extension of Benefits (Follow Me Home Coverage): This plan will pay up to a maximum of $10,000 for Eligible Expenses incurred in Your Home Country related to an Injury or Sickness which originally occurred, was diagnosed and treated outside Your Home Country during Your period of coverage.

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Seven Corners Inc
Seven Corners Inc
Policy Name and Summary of Coverage
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Liaison Travel Choice excl US

5 days per 1 month purchased $10,000 per person

Extension of Benefits in Home Country:

The Company will reimburse You for Covered Expenses incurred in Your Home Country, including those incurred in Your Home Country following an Emergency Medical Evacuation or an Emergency Medical Repatriation, up to the amount set forth in the Schedule of Benefits for one hundred eighty days (180) from the onset of a new, covered Injury or Illness that begins while You are traveling and is first diagnosed and treated outside Your Home Country. The Deductible, Copay and Coinsurance options set forth in Section 3.1 apply to this coverage and will be Your responsibility. This coverage does not apply for Pre-Existing Conditions. The exclusions set forth in Section 8 apply to the coverage provided by the Certificate under this section.

The limit for this coverage is the amount shown on the Schedule of Benefits under “Extension of Benefits in Home Country,” not the amount shown for “Medical Maximum Options.”

Incidental Trips to Home Country:

If the Period of Coverage is greater than thirty (30) days, the Company will reimburse You for Covered Expenses up to the amount set forth in the Schedule of Benefits for a new covered Injury or Illness that begins while You are on an incidental trip to Your Home Country. You must first depart Your Home Country before utilizing this benefit, and it does not apply to the final trip to Your Home Country. You may be required to provide proof of your travel intentions. Additionally, this coverage will not apply (i) if the Illness began or Injury occurred while You were outside Your Home Country or (ii) for Pre-Existing Conditions.

Under this section, You will receive five (5) days of coverage per month of coverage purchased up to a maximum of sixty (60) days per three hundred sixty-four (364) days of purchased coverage. The Deductible, Copay and Coinsurance options set forth in Section 3.1 apply to this coverage and will be Your responsibility. The exclusions set forth in Section 8 apply to the coverage provided by the Certificate under this section.

The limit for this coverage is that amount shown on the Schedule of Benefits under “Incidental Trips to Home Country,” not the amount shown for “Medical Maximum Options.”

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Liaison Travel Basic excl US

5 days per 1 month purchased $5,000 per person

3.8 Incidental Trips to Home Country.

If the Period of Coverage is greater than thirty (30) days, the Company will reimburse You for Covered Expenses up to the amount set forth in the Schedule of Benefits for a new covered Injury or Illness that begins while You are on an incidental trip to Your Home Country. You must first depart Your Home Country before utilizing this benefit, and it does not apply to the final trip to Your Home Country. You may be required to provide proof of your travel intentions. Additionally, this coverage will not apply (i) if the Illness began or Injury occurred while You were outside Your Home Country or (ii) for Pre-Existing Conditions.

Under this section, You will receive five (5) days of coverage per month of coverage purchased up to a maximum of sixty (60) days per three hundred sixty-four (364) days of purchased coverage. The Deductible, Copay and Coinsurance options set forth in Section 3.1 apply to this coverage and will be Your responsibility. The exclusions set forth in Section 8 apply to the coverage provided by the Certificate under this section.

The limit for this coverage is that amount shown on the Schedule of Benefits under “Incidental Trips to Home Country,” not the amount shown for “Medical Maximum Options.”

3.7 Extension of Benefits in Home Country.

The Company will reimburse You for Covered Expenses incurred in Your Home Country, including those incurred in Your Home Country following an Emergency Medical Evacuation or an Emergency Medical Repatriation, up to the amount set forth in the Schedule of Benefits for one hundred eighty days (180) from the onset of a new, covered Injury or Illness that begins while You are traveling and is first diagnosed and treated outside Your Home Country. The Deductible, Copay and Coinsurance options set forth in Section 3.1 apply to this coverage and will be Your responsibility. This coverage does not apply for Pre-Existing Conditions. The exclusions set forth in Section 8 apply to the coverage provided by the Certificate under this section.

The limit for this coverage is the amount shown on the Schedule of Benefits under “Extension of Benefits in Home Country,” not the amount shown for “Medical Maximum Options.”

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Liaison Travel Plus excl US

5 days per 1 month purchased $10,000 per person

3.8 Incidental Trips to Home Country.

If the Period of Coverage is greater than thirty (30) days, the Company will reimburse You for Covered Expenses up to the amount set forth in the Schedule of Benefits for a new covered Injury or Illness that begins while You are on an incidental trip to Your Home Country. You must first depart Your Home Country before utilizing this benefit, and it does not apply to the final trip to Your Home Country. You may be required to provide proof of Your travel intentions. Additionally, this coverage will not apply (i) if the Illness began or Injury occurred while You were outside Your Home Country or (ii) for Pre-Existing Conditions.

Under this Section, You will receive five (5) days of coverage per month of coverage purchased up to a maximum of sixty (60) days per three hundred sixty-four (364) days of purchased coverage. The Deductible, Copay and Coinsurance options set forth in Section 3.1 apply to this coverage and will be Your responsibility.

The exclusions set forth in Section 8 apply to the coverage provided by the Certificate under this Section.

The limit for this coverage is that amount shown on the Schedule of Benefits under “Incidental Trips to Home Country,” not the amount shown for “Medical Maximum Options.”

3.7 Extension of Benefits in Home Country. The Company will reimburse You for Covered Expenses incurred in Your Home Country, including those incurred in Your Home Country following an Emergency Medical Evacuation or an Emergency Medical Repatriation, up to the amount set forth in the Schedule of Benefits for one hundred eighty days (180) from the onset of a new, covered Injury or Illness that begins while You are traveling and is first diagnosed and treated outside Your Home Country. The Deductible, Copay and Coinsurance options set forth in Section 3.1 apply to this coverage and will be Your responsibility. This coverage does not apply for Pre-Existing Conditions. The exclusions set forth in Section 8 apply to the coverage provided by the Certificate under this Section.

The limit for this coverage is the amount shown on the Schedule of Benefits under “Extension of Benefits in Home Country,” not the amount shown for “Medical Maximum Options.”

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Trawick International
Trawick International
Policy Name and Summary of Coverage
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Safe Travels USA Cost Saver

Optional coverage

RETURN TO HOME COUNTRY – if purchased

$50,000 per Policy Period Maximum days covered Up to 60 days per 12 months

RETURN TO HOME COVERAGE – If Purchased You may return to your Home Country of residence for up to 60 days during the Policy Period. The benefits available are those as outlined in the Schedule of Benefits and may ONLY be utilized after initially leaving the Home Country of residence and then returning for an Incidental Trip. The benefits are subject to any policy limitations and all of the exclusions.

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Safe Travels USA Comprehensive

Optional coverage

RETURN TO HOME COUNTRY – if purchased

$50,000 per Policy Period. Maximum days covered Up to 60 days per 12 months.

RETURN TO HOME COVERAGE – If Purchased

You may return to your Home Country of residence for up to 60 days during the Policy Period. The benefits available are those as outlined in the Schedule of Benefits and may ONLY be utilized after initially leaving the Home Country of residence and then returning for an Incidental Trip. The benefits are subject to any policy limitations and all of the exclusions.

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WorldTrips
WorldTrips
Policy Name and Summary of Coverage
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Atlas International excl US

30 days per 3 months

BENEFIT PERIOD & HOME COUNTRY COVERAGE

BENEFIT PERIOD

While the certificate is in effect, the benefit period does not apply. Upon termination of the certificate, in accordance with this provision, we will pay eligible medical expenses for up to 90 days beginning on the first day of diagnosis or treatment of a covered injury or illness while you are outside your home country. The benefit period applies only to eligible medical expenses related to the injury or illness that began while the certificate was in effect.

In the event you begin a benefit period while the certificate is in effect, and the certificate terminates because you return to your home country, we will pay eligible medical expenses which are incurred in your home country during the benefit period. Home country coverage applies only to eligible medical expenses related to the injury or illness that began while the certificate was in effect.

INCIDENTAL HOME COUNTRY COVERAGE

U.S. home country: For every three month period during which you are covered, eligible medical expenses incurred in the U.S. are covered up to a maximum of 15 days.

Non-U.S. home country: For every three month period during which you are covered, eligible medical expenses incurred in your home country are covered up to a maximum of 30 days.

Any benefit accrued under a single three month period does not accumulate to another period. Failure to continue your international trip or your return to your home country for the sole purpose of obtaining treatment for an illness or injury that began while traveling shall void any home country coverage provided under the terms of this agreement.

Except for a benefit period, coverage provided under this Master Policy is for a maximum duration of 364 days.

Notwithstanding the foregoing, coverage under all plans shall terminate on the date we, at our sole option, elect to cancel all members of the same sex, age, class or geographic location, provided we give no less than 30 days advance written notice by mail to your last known address.

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Atlas America incl US

30 days per 3 months

BENEFIT PERIOD & HOME COUNTRY COVERAGE

BENEFIT PERIOD

While the certificate is in effect, the benefit period does not apply. Upon termination of the certificate, in accordance with this provision, we will pay eligible medical expenses for up to 90 days beginning on the first day of diagnosis or treatment of a covered injury or illness while you are outside your home country. The benefit period applies only to eligible medical expenses related to the injury or illness that
began while the certificate was in effect.

In the event you begin a benefit period while the certificate is in effect, and the certificate terminates because you return to your home country, we will pay eligible medical expenses which are incurred in your home country during the benefit period. Home country coverage applies only to eligible medical expenses related to the injury or illness that began while the certificate was in effect.

INCIDENTAL HOME COUNTRY COVERAGE

U.S. home country: For every three-month period during which you are covered, eligible medical expenses incurred in the U.S. are covered up to a maximum of 15 days.

Non-U.S. home country: For every three-month period during which you are covered, eligible medical expenses incurred in your home country are covered up to a maximum of 30 days.

Any benefit accrued under a single three-month period does not accumulate to another period. Failure to continue your international trip or your return to your home country for the sole purpose of obtaining treatment for an illness or injury that began while traveling shall void any home country coverage provided under the terms of this agreement.

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Atlas Premium International excl US

30 days per 3 months

HOME COUNTRY COVERAGE

BENEFIT PERIOD

While the certificate is in effect, the benefit period does not apply. Upon termination of the certificate, in accordance with this provision, we will pay eligible medical expenses for up to 90 days beginning on the first day of diagnosis or treatment of a covered injury or illness while you are outside your home country. The benefit period applies only to eligible medical expenses related to the injury or illness that began while the certificate was in effect.

INCIDENTAL HOME COUNTRY COVERAGE

U.S. home country: For every three-month period during which you are covered, eligible medical expenses incurred in the U.S. are covered up to a maximum of 15 days.

Non-U.S. home country: For every three-month period during which you are covered, eligible medical expenses incurred in your home country are covered up to a maximum of 30 days.

Any benefit accrued under a single three-month period does not accumulate to another period. Failure to continue your international trip or your return to your home country for the sole purpose of obtaining treatment for an illness or injury that began while traveling shall void any home country coverage provided under the terms of this agreement.

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Atlas Premium America incl US

30 days per 3 months

HOME COUNTRY COVERAGE

BENEFIT PERIOD

While the certificate is in effect, the benefit period does not apply. Upon termination of the certificate, in accordance with this provision, we will pay eligible medical expenses for up to 90 days beginning on the first day of diagnosis or treatment of a covered injury or illness while you are outside your home country. The benefit period applies only to eligible medical expenses related to the injury or illness that began while the certificate was in effect.

INCIDENTAL HOME COUNTRY COVERAGE

U.S. home country: For every three-month period during which you are covered, eligible medical expenses incurred in the U.S. are covered up to a maximum of 15 days.

Non-U.S. home country: For every three-month period during which you are covered, eligible medical expenses incurred in your home country are covered up to a maximum of 30 days.

Any benefit accrued under a single three-month period does not accumulate to another period. Failure to continue your international trip or your return to your home country for the sole purpose of obtaining treatment for an illness or injury that began while traveling shall void any home country coverage provided under the terms of this agreement.

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