$250,000 per trip
Medical Evacuation can provide coverage for transportation of a traveler to the nearest adequate medical facility in the event of a medical emergency during their trip. Repatriation can transport a traveler’s remains back home.
The Company will pay benefits for Covered Expenses incurred, up to the Maximum Benefit shown on the Confirmation of Coverage, if an Accidental Injury or Sickness commencing during the course of the Trip results in Your or a Traveling Companion’s necessary Emergency Evacuation. An Emergency Evacuation must be ordered by a Physician who certifies that the severity of Your, or a Traveling Companion’s, Accidental Injury or Sickness warrants Your, or a Traveling Companion’s, Emergency Evacuation.
Emergency Evacuation means:
a) Your, or the Traveling Companion’s, medical condition warrants immediate Transportation from the hospital where You, or the Traveling Companion, are first taken when injured or sick to the nearest Hospital where appropriate medical treatment can be obtained;
b) after being treated at a local Hospital, Your, or the Traveling Companion’s, medical condition warrants Transportation to the United States where You, or the Traveling Companion, resides to obtain further medical treatment or to recover; or
c) both a) and b), above.
Covered Expenses are reasonable and customary expenses for necessary Transportation, related medical services and medical supplies incurred in connection with Your or the Traveling Companion’s, Emergency Evacuation. All Transportation arrangements made for evacuating You or the Traveling Companion must be by the most direct and economical route possible. Expenses for Transportation must be:
a) recommended by the attending Physician;
b) required by the standard regulations of the conveyance transporting You or the Traveling Companion and;
c) authorized in advance by the Company or its authorized representative.
Transportation of Dependent Children: If You and/or the Traveling Companion, are in the Hospital for more than seven (7) days following a covered Emergency Evacuation, the Company will return Your unattended Dependent Children accompanying You on the scheduled Trip to Your next of kin, with an attendant if necessary.
Transportation to Join You: If You are traveling alone and are in a Hospital alone for more than seven (7) consecutive days or if the attending Physician certifies that due to Your Accidental Injury or Sickness, You will be required to stay in the Hospital for more than seven (7) consecutive days, upon request the Company will bring a person, chosen by You, for a single visit to and from Your bedside.
Transportation services are provided if authorized in advance by the assistance provider and are limited to necessary Economy Fares less the value of applied credit from unused travel tickets, if applicable.
Transportation means any Common Carrier, or other land, water or air conveyance, required for an Emergency Evacuation and includes air ambulances, land ambulances and private motor vehicles.
The Company will not cover any expenses provided by another party at no cost to You or the Traveling Companion or already included within the cost of the Trip.
REPATRIATION OF REMAINS
The Company will pay the reasonable Covered Expenses incurred to return Your, or the Traveling Companion’s body to Your, or the Traveling Companion’s primary residence if You, or the Traveling Companion dies during the Trip. This will not exceed the Maximum Benefit shown on the Confirmation of Coverage. This benefit is provided if authorized in advance by the assistance provider.
Covered Expenses include, but are not limited to, expenses for embalming, cremation, casket for transport and transportation.