|Include all key benefits that you would need during an evacuation: evacuation back to United States for treatment, $25,000 in Emergency Medical benefits to stabilize your injuries, up to $5,000 for transportation for an escort - be it your spouse, domestic partner or dependent children, and Live Travel - unique travel assistance services.|
The Insurer will pay benefits for covered expenses up to the maximum shown on the Schedule of Coverages and Services if an Injury or Sickness commencing during the course of the covered Trip results in the Eligible Personís necessary Emergency Evacuation. An Emergency Evacuation must be ordered by a legally licensed Physician who certifies that the severity of the Eligible Personís Injury or Sickness warrants an Emergency Evacuation.
Emergency Evacuation means:
- The Eligible Personís medical condition warrants immediate transportation from the place where the Eligible Person is injured or sick to the nearest Hospital where appropriate medical treatment can be obtained;
- After being treated at a local Hospital, the Eligible Personís medical condition warrants transportation to the United States where the Eligible Person resides, to obtain further medical treatment or to recover; or
- Both (a) and (b), above.
Covered Expenses are reasonable and customary expenses, up to the maximum, for necessary transportation, medical services, and medical supplies incurred in connection with the Eligible Personís Emergency Evacuation. All transportation arrangements made for the Eligible Personís evacuation must be by the most direct and economical route possible. Expenses for the Eligible Personís Emergency Evacuation must be:
- Recommended by the attending Physician;
- Required by the standard regulations of the conveyance transporting the Eligible Person;
- Verified and approved in advance by the Assistance Company.
Expenses for medical services and supplies must be recommended by the attending Physician. Transportation means any land, water, or air conveyance required to transport the Eligible Person during an Emergency Evacuation. Transportation includes, but is not limited to, air ambulances, land ambulances, commercial flights, and private motor vehicles. The Insurer will not cover any expenses provided by another party at no cost to the Eligible Person or already included in the cost of the scheduled Trip. All transportation must be authorized and arranged by the Assistance Company.