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Health Care Abroad 

Health Care Abroad
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Health Care Abroad
Author(s):

Gary W. Brunette

and Jeffrey B. Nemhauser

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780190928933.003.0006
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date: 08 April 2020

Travel Insurance, Travel Health Insurance & Medical Evacuation Insurance

Rhett J. Stoney

Obtaining Health Care Abroad

Carolina Uribe

Avoiding Poorly Regulated Medicines and Medical Products During Travel

Michael D. Green

Travel Health Kits

Calvin Patimeteeporn

Severe illness or injury abroad may result in a financial burden to travelers. Travelers can substantially reduce their out-of-pocket costs for medical care received abroad by purchasing in advance specialized insurance policies for their trip, regardless of whether or not they have a domestic health insurance plan. The 3 types of policies are travel insurance, travel health insurance, and medical evacuation insurance. Each provides different types of coverage in the event of an illness or injury and may be of particular importance to travelers with preexisting medical conditions....

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