The Insurer will pay benefits, up to the maximum shown on the Schedule of Coverages and Services, if as the result of an Injury or Sickness while on Your Trip, You incur, within one year of the date of the Accident or onset of the Sickness, necessary Covered Medical Expenses, provided You received initial treatment within 1 day of the date of the Accident or the onset of Sickness. Covered Medical Expenses are Medically Necessary services and supplies, which are recommended by the attending Physician. They include the services of a legally qualified Physician; charges for hospital confinement and use of operating rooms; charges for anesthetics (including administration), x-ray examinations or treatments, and laboratory tests; ambulance service, drugs, medicines, prosthetics and therapeutic services and supplies; emergency dental treatment for the relief of pain. The Insurer will not pay benefits in excess of the reasonable and customary charges commonly used by providers of medical care in the locality in which the care is furnished.
Make sure You call Travel Guard before You seek medical care while traveling. Where available, we can arrange direct payment to a member of our Preferred medical network, saving You the time and paper work associated with reimbursement of medical expenses. By calling us first, we can authorize a cash advance for medical providers that require upfront payments. Our assistance coordinators also can help You locate the nearest and most appropriate medical
provider, monitor Your care, and provide updates to Your family and/or employer.