Visitor Care Insurance is a beneficial and popular visitor health insurance policy offering beneficial coverage. The premiums are affordable and individuals are covered while they travel outside their native country. Since senior citizens who are above 65 years old are also eligible for the policy, this visitor travel medical insurance plan is quite popular among parents visiting the US or international travelers.
Non US citizens who are traveling abroad are also eligible to purchase this visitors insurance plan. Coverage for senior citizens who are above 65 years should start within a month of arriving in the country if the traveler does not have any other valid international travel health insurance coverage. Individuals who are outside the US while applying for this insurance plan should mention the planned date of arrival into the country in the enrollment form.
The Visitors Care Insurance covers pre-defined benefits for medical expenses that occur during the stay abroad. Some of the benefits offered by Visitor Care Insurance include hospitalization charges, prescription drug coverage, diagnostic tests, out-patient treatment, intensive care in the case of emergencies, dental injuries to sound natural teeth due to accidents during the stay abroad, doctor consultation, surgeries, private nursing care and local ambulance transport.
The insured individuals can reap best benefits by consulting any medical expert, hospital or clinic that are a part of the PPO (Preferred Provider Organization) network. This would entitle them treatments at discounted prices and also reduce the out-of-pocket costs during the course of treatment.
Coverage begins on the date of receipt of completed application form along with the premium or the departure date of the insured from the home country or the date specified in the enrollment form at the time of submission.
The visitor health insurance policy will be valid till the return date of the insured back to the native country or the lapse or expiry of the visitor care insurance policy or the date of coverage specified in the application form.
Visitors Care travel health insurance policy offers three different insurance plan options with different policy maximums. The minimum purchase period of this visitor medical insurance plan is 5 days and can be purchased at a time for up to a period of 1 year. The travel medical insurance plan can be renewed for a maximum period of 24 months at a time.
Cancellation requests should be submitted before the effective start date of the Visitor Care insurance plan in order to get full refund. Otherwise, refunds would be given on a pro rated basis provided the insured has not filed for any claims under the medical insurance plan after deducting a nominal cancellation processing fee.
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