FAQs about medical evacuation

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Q: If you get sick and need to return home to continue medical treatment, will you be flown on a private plane?

A: They would fly you home on a private plane if deemed medically necessary because you or others wouldn’t be safe on a commercial flight.

Q: If you get sick and need to return home to continue medical treatment, will you be flown on a private plane?

A: They would fly you home on a private plane if deemed medically necessary because you or others wouldn’t be safe on a commercial flight.

Q: If you get flown back by medivac, does the policy return the spouse back home?

A: Most policies have Companion Benefits such as this provided both you and your spouse are covered under the same insurer.

Q: How much is the approximate cost for a medical evacuation?

A: A medical evacuation could cost in the hundreds of thousands of dollars. The total cost can depend on how far you have to travel, what onboard services you require, as well as the number and type of medical personnel that accompany you during your trip.

Watch the video below to see our team answer FAQs about medical evacuation on YouTube (Runtime 3:55).

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