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Patriot Travel Medical Insurance® International Travelers Insurance

Patriot Travel Medical Insurance®


  • For worldwide travel excluding home country
  • Outside USA & Canada 100% coverage
  • In USA: PPO 90% to first $5,000 & 100% thereafter
  • Coverage period: 5 days to 2 years
  • Includes Emergency Evacuation and Repatriation
  • Apply online, Get instant ID cards

International travel can quickly turn into a frightening situation if you’re not prepared for a medical emergency. Most travelers assume they will be covered by their standard medical plan, but that isn’t the case. While traditional plans may offer adequate domestic coverage, they are not designed for international travel. Without even realizing it, you may be putting your health at risk. Don’t let your medical coverage be an uncertainty. Travel with one of IMG’s Travel Medical Insurance® plans so you can spend more time enjoying your international experience and less time worrying about medical coverage.

For one group of travelers, you would need to fill out one form rather than filling them out individually. One master policy is provided with individual ID cards for each traveler. The group health insurance plans are good for families with more than five members, student groups and missionaries who are traveling outside their home country. These group travel insurance policies can also be customized as per the needs of the travel group.The most significant advantage of travel...

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PLAN INFORMATION
Plan Maximum $50,000, $100,000, $500,000, $1,00,000, $2,000,000
Deductible Your choice of $0, $100, $250, $500, $1,000 or $2,500
Coinsurance As described below

For treatment received outside the U.S. & Canada: No coinsurance [100% up to the Policy Maximum]

For treatment received within the U.S. & Canada:
In the PPO Network: The plan pays 90% of eligible expenses up to $5,000, then 100% up to the Policy Maximum
Outside the PPO Network: The plan pays 80% of eligible expenses up to $5,000, then 100% up to the Policy Maximum

Benefit Period Six months

If a covered injury or illness requires continuing treatment after the Period of Coverage expires, the six-month Benefit Period may provide continued coverage. When the certificate expires, the Company will review the date of initial treatment for the covered injury or illness. If treatment began less than six months before the Period of Coverage expired, benefits for the covered injury or illness will continue subject to the Policy Limits and the other terms of the plan until there have been six months of continuous coverage for the covered injury or illness.

SCHEDULE OF BENEFITS   (all amounts listed are in U.S. dollars)
MEDICAL BENEFITS Usual, reasonable and customary charges, subject to deductible and coinsurance
Hospital Room and Board Up to Policy Maximum for average semi-private room rate
Intensive Care Up to Policy Maximum
Medical Expenses Up to Policy Maximum
Outpatient Medical Up to Policy Maximum
Local Ambulance Up to Policy Maximum
Prescription Drugs Up to Policy Maximum
Emergency Room As described below

Charges incurred for the use of the Emergency Room due to an accident are covered up to the Policy Maximum.
Charges incurred for the use of the Emergency Room for treatment of an illness are subject to an additional (extra) $250 deductible if treatment does not require admittance to the hospital.

Dental As described below

Injury due to an accident: Each Patriot plan covers the cost of emergency dental treatment and dental procedures necessary to restore sound natural teeth lost or damaged in an accident up to the Policy Maximum.

Sudden dental pain: Each plan will pay up to $100 for the necessary treatment of sudden, unexpected pain to sound natural teeth.

INTERNATIONAL EMERGENCY CARE (when coordinated through the Plan Administrator)
Emergency Evacuation Up to $500,000 lifetime maximum (independent of policy maximum)

Each Patriot plan includes coverage for Emergency Medical Evacuations to the nearest qualified medical facility; expenses for reasonable travel and accommodations resulting from the evacuation; and the cost of returning to either the home country or the country where the evacuation occurred, up to $500,000.

Emergency Reunion Up to $50,000

Each Patriot plan also provides emergency reunion coverage, up to $50,000 for a maximum of 15 days, for the reasonable travel and lodging expenses of a relative or friend during an Emergency Medical Evacuation: either the cost of accompanying the insured during the evacuation or traveling from the home country to be reunited with the insured.

Return of Mortal Remains Up to $50,000

If a covered illness/injury results in death, expenses for Repatriation of bodily remains or ashes to the home country will be covered up to a maximum of $50,000.

Returning Minor Children Up to $50,000

If an insured person is hospitalized due to a covered illness/injury and is traveling alone with child(ren) 19 or under that otherwise would be left unattended, the Patriot plans will pay up to $50,000 for one way economy fare to their home country, including a chaperone, if necessary, for the safety of the child(ren).

Political Evacuation Up to $10,000

If the United States Department of State, Bureau of Consular Affairs issues a travel advisory that becomes effective on or after the Insured Person's date of arrival in the Host Country, the Company will pay up to $10,000 for transportation to the nearest place of safety or for repatriation to the Insured Person's home country or country of residence provided that:

  1. The Insured Person contacts the Company within 10 days of the United States Department of State, Bureau of Consular affairs issues the travel advisory;
  2. Political Evacuation and Repatriation is approved and coordinated by the Company.

To be eligible for the Evacuation, Reunion and Return benefits, these must be recommended by the attending physician in critical medical situations, and approved in advance and coordinated by IMG.

ADDITIONAL BENEFITS
Home Country Coverage As described below

Incidental Home Country Coverage - During the Period of Coverage an insured person may return to their home country for incidental visits up to a cumulative two weeks total, subject to: a. The insured person must have left their home country, b. The total Period of Coverage must be for a minimum of 30 days, and c. The return to the home country may not be taken to receive treatment for an illness or injury incurred while traveling.

End of Trip Home Country Coverage - For every five months of continuous coverage you purchase, you can purchase one additional month of home country coverage as an accommodation and supplemental travel benefit, up to a maximum of two months. To purchase this special home country extension coverage, please check the appropriate box on the Application Form, and calculate your premium to include the additional month(s).

Natural Disaster $100 per day for five days

This benefit is available in the event an insured person is required to depart his/her destination due to an evacuation order issued by prevailing authorities in connection with a Natural Disaster. Natural Disaster is defined as widespread disruption of human lives by disasters such as flood, drought, tidal wave, fire, hurricane, earthquake, windstorm, or other storm, landslide, or other natural catastrophe or event resulting in migration of the population for its safety.

Trip Interruption Up to $5,000

If, during a covered trip, there is a death of an immediate family member (spouse, child, parent or sibling), a break-in at the insured?s principle residence, or the substantial destruction of the insured?s principal residence due to a fire or natural disaster, each Patriot plan will pay to return the insured to the area of principal residence. The plan will pay for a one way air or ground transportation ticket of the same class as the unused travel ticket, less the value of the unused return ticket.

Lost Luggage Up to $50 per item of personal property; maximum of $250 per Period of Coverage

This benefit will be paid in the event that the Common Carrier permanently loses an insured person?s checked luggage. This coverage is secondary to any other available coverage, including the Carrier?s.

Common Carrier Accidental Death $50,000 to Beneficiary; maximum of $250,000 per family

If accidental death should occur while traveling on a commercial Common Carrier, $50,000 will be paid to the designated beneficiary, to a maximum of $250,000 per family.

Sports and Activities Coverage  

Each Patriot Group plan covers injuries incurred during amateur athletic activities which are non-contact and engaged in by the insured person solely for leisure, recreation, entertainment or fitness purposes. Some of these sports and activities include, but are not limited to, motor cycle/motorscooter riding, scuba diving (to 10m), snorkeling, wakeboarding, and water skiing. However, activities not covered include amateur or professional sports or other athletic activity which is organized and/or sanctioned, or which involves regular or scheduled practices, games or competition.

The following hazardous activities are excluded unless the Adventure Sports Rider is purchased: abseiling, BMX, bobsleigh, bungee jumping, canyoning, caving, hang gliding, heli-skiing, high diving, horseback riding, hot air ballooning, inline skating, jet skiing, kayaking, mountain biking, paragliding, parascending, piloting a non-commercial aircraft, rappelling, rock climbing or mountaineering (ropes and guides to 4500m from ground level), scuba diving (to 50m), skydiving, snow boarding, snowmobiling, snow skiing, spelunking, surfing, trekking, whitewater rafting (to Class V), and wildlife safaris. To be covered under the Adventure Sports Rider, these adventure activities must be engaged in solely for leisure, recreation, or entertainment purposes.

Injury sustained while participating in contact sports of any kind, racing of any kind, BASE jumping, kiteboarding, mountaineering or climbing or trekking above elevation 4500 meters above ground level or without proper ropes or guides; luge, motocross, Moto-X, rodeo activity, ski jumping, whitewater rafting exceeding Class V difficulty, scuba below 50 meters; and/or adventure sports not expressly covered hereunder are excluded regardless of which plan or rider is selected.

Accidental Death & Dismemberment $25,000 principal sum

Each Patriot plan includes $25,000 principal sum benefit for Accidental Death and Dismemberment occurring during the Period of Coverage: ? Accidental Loss of life - principal sum; ? Accidental Loss of two Members - principal sum; ? Accidental Loss of one Member - 50% of principal sum. "Member" means hand, foot or eye.

Terrorism Coverage Up to $50,000 lifetime maximum

Each Patriot plan provides coverage for injuries and illness incurred as a result of an act of Terrorism, limited in amount and by circumstances. If an insured person is injured as a result of an act of Terrorism, and the insured person has no direct or indirect participation in the act, the plan will reimburse eligible medical claims subject to a $50,000 lifetime maximum. However, claims incurred as a result of radiological, nuclear, chemical or biological weapons or events are not covered.

Terrorism is defined as the systematic or planned use of violence, fear, or threat of violence in order to intimidate a population or government, especially as a means of coercion or to obtain a granting of any demand. However, this benefit does not cover an act of Terrorism in any country or location where the United States government has issued a travel advisory that has been in effect within the 6 months prior to the insured person's date of arrival.

This benefit also does not cover an act of Terrorism in the event that an advisory to leave a certain country or location is issued by the United States government after the insured person's arrival date, and the insured person unreasonably fails or refuses to depart the country or location.

Identity Theft Assistance Up to $500 per Period of Coverage

If an imposter obtains key personal information such as a Social Security or Driver's License number, or other method of identifying an insured person in order to impersonate or obtain credit, merchandise or services in the insured person's name, the Patriot plans will provide coverage for the reasonable, customary and necessary costs incurred by the insured for: re-filing a loan or other credit application that is rejected solely as a result of the stolen identity event; notarization of legal documents, long-distance telephone calls, and postage that has resulted solely as a result of reporting, amending and/or rectifying records as a result of the stolen identity event; up to three credit reports obtained within one year of the insured person's knowledge of the stolen identity event; and stop payment orders placed on missing or unauthorized checks as a result of the stolen identity event.

The identity theft event must occur during the Period of Coverage and must be reported within 6 months of the termination of coverage date.

Hospital Daily Indemnity

(U.S. citizens only) Patriot International Group will pay directly to the insured person $100 for each night of a required overnight stay in a hospital up to a maximum of 10 days. However, the hospital stay must be covered under this plan in order to receive this benefit.

Description of Optional Riders: ADVENTURE SPORTS RIDER:

The Adventure Sports Rider is available on both Patriot plans for those up to the age of 65. The following activities are covered to the lifetime maximum amounts listed on page four: abseiling, BMX, bobsleigh, bungee jumping, canyoning, caving, hang gliding, heli-skiing, high diving, horseback riding, hot air ballooning, inline skating, jet skiing, kayaking, mountain biking, paragliding, parascending, piloting a noncommercial aircraft, rappelling, rock climbing or mountaineering (ropes and guides to 4500m from ground level), scuba diving (to 50m), skydiving, snow boarding, snowmobiling, snow skiing, spelunking, surfing, trekking, whitewater rafting (to Class V), and wildlife safaris. These adventure activities must be engaged in solely for leisure, recreation, or entertainment purposes.

ENHANCED AD&D RIDER

This optional coverage is available for the primary insured person only. This coverage is in addition to the Accidental Death and Dismemberment already included in the Patriot plans. Coverage must be purchased for a minimum of one month.

This rider is available with a minimum purchase of one month of medical and AD&D rider coverage.
Up to US$100,000 additional coverage US$8
Up to US$200,000 additional coverage US$16
Up to US$300,000 additional coverage US$24
Up to US$400,000 additional coverage US$32
EVACUATION PLUS RIDER

This optional rider is available to insureds up to age 65 and it provides coverage for medical evacuations for medical conditions that are non life-threatening and evacuations as a result of a natural disaster. This rider must be purchased for a minimum of one month regardless of the minimum number of days being traveled.