International Medical Evacuation provides coverage for reasonable transportation costs to the nearest centre of medical excellence in the event that the treatment is not available locally in an emergency. This option also includes repatriation coverage, allowing the benefi ciary to return to their country of habitual residence or country of nationality to be treated in a familiar location. It also includes compassionate visits for a parent, spouse, partner, sibling, or child to visit a beneficiary after an accident or sudden illness and the beneficiary has not been evacuated or repatriated.
Maximum per beneficiary per period of cover
› Transfer to the nearest centre of medical excellence if the treatment the beneficiary needs is not available locally in an emergency.
› If a beneﬁciary requires a medical repatriation, we will pay for them to be returned to their country of habitual residence or country of nationality.
› If a beneﬁciary dies outside their country of habitual residence during the period of cover, we will arrange for their mortal remains to be returned to their country of habitual residence or country of nationality.
› If a beneﬁciary needs a parent, sibling, child, spouse or partner, to travel with them on their journey in conjunction with a medical evacuation or repatriation, because they:
• need help getting on or oﬀ an aeroplane or other vehicle;
• are travelling 1000 miles (or 1600km) or further;
• are severely anxious or distressed, and are not being accompanied by a nurse, paramedic or other
medical escort and; or
• are very seriously ill or injured;
we will pay for a relative or partner to accompany them.
Up to a maximum of 5 trips per lifetime. Up to the maximum amount shown per period of cover.
Up to the maximum amount shown per day for each visit with a maximum of 10 days per visit. Up to the maximum amount shown per period of cover.
› For each beneﬁciary we will pay for up to 5 compassionate visits over the lifetime of the cover. Compassionate visits must be approved in advance by our medical assistance service.
Cigna Global Health Options helps you create a health insurance plan that's perfectly tailored for the needs of you and your family by offering you the reassurance of comprehensive core cover, and the flexibility of additional modules to build a plan which fits your needs.