The Solution For Traveling Medicare
Many people are unaware that
the Social Security Medicare/Medicaid Program does not provide coverage
for hospital or medical expenses incurred outside the United
For travelers who are injured or who become seriously
ill overseas, obtaining medical treatment and hospital care can be very
costly and difficult. A serious medical expense or a medical evacuation
can easily cost $20,000 to $75,000, depending on your location and
Before traveling internationally (even to Canada or
Mexico), Medicare recipients can purchase one of the following:
Insurance provides covered medical expense and medical evacuation
benefits for those traveling outside the U.S., at low daily rates. The
plan also includes a 24-hour assistance service that can help with
locating medical facilities, arranges medical evacuations, assists with
foreign language translation and more. InterMedical™ Insurance also
offers optional high limit accidental death insurance.
Insurance: WorldMed is a flexible medical insurance plan for people
traveling outside their home country. Available from 15 days to 3 years,
it offers 3 levels of accident and sickness coverage up to $1,000,000.
Insurance Select ® provides covered travel medical expense and
emergency medical evacuation benefits as part of a package travel
insurance plan. The plan also includes benefits for covered trip
cancellation/interruption, baggage loss, baggage delay, and accidental
death, plus 24-hour assistance services.