Travel Team | Feb 27, 2018
To be sure, you need to read your policy, specifically the exclusions, to see if care outside the U.S. is excluded. If you have coverage outside the U.S., check to see what type of care is covered. Often, it's only emergencies.
Medicaid does not cover you outside the U.S. and most Medicare plans also do not cover you outside the U.S., although some provide emergency care in Canada and Mexico. To learn more, visit Medicare.gov or check with your Medicare supplement provider.
These countries provide care for their citizens and residents, and the coverage is not intended for tourists who are visiting for a brief period of time.
Foreign medical providers may require you to pay upfront for their services before they treat you. This could mean putting a large medical expense on your credit card, can you afford to do this? Well, there’s good news- there’s an inexpensive
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