Rules & Regulations
- Must be under age 75
- A family membership shall include the
named primary member, his or her spouse, and up to five of their
unmarried dependent children (including step, foster or legally
adopted children) under the age of 19, or up to age 23 if a full-time
student in actual attendance at an accredited school or college and
dependent on the primary member for support and maintenance. If a
birth or legal adoption occurs during the year of a family membership,
the new dependent is automatically covered upon notification. A
dependent child, as used above, is one who lives regularly and
permanently with the primary member in a parent-child relationship and
is chiefly dependent upon the member for support.
- Membership enrollment and renewal are
subject to approval by the MEDJET ASSISTANCE membership committee
whose decision is final.
- Membership is valid only if the
appropriate membership fee is collected.
Air Medical Transport Criteria
- You must be hospitalized as an inpatient
more than 150 miles from your primary residence as listed on your
enrollment application and continue to meet inpatient criteria at the
- Due to the limited medical facilities
and testing available on cruise ships, in some cases the MEDJET ASSISTANCE
Medical Director may require the member to be admitted to a hospital
on-shore before scheduling air medical transportation to another
- All arrangements for medical evacuation
and repatriation must be made by MEDJET ASSISTANCE. Since MEDJET ASSISTANCE
is an membership program and not an insurance plan, we will not
reimburse members for expenses they incur on their own. Decisions
regarding urgency of the case, the best timing and the most suitable
means of transportation will be made by the MEDJET ASSISTANCE medical
department after consultation with the local attending physician and
the patient's receiving physician.
- Evacuation flights will be performed if
an inpatient hospitalization is required, and it is determined that
the remaining hospital stay can be completed at a hospital near the
member's home, and the member is unable to return to his home hospital
via commercial airline without medical escort.
- Aircraft used for the medical transport
of MEDJET ASSISTANCE members are fully equipped intensive care
aircraft staffed with specially trained medical teams. However, if the
member's condition permits, the member may be transported by scheduled
commercial airline, while in the care of a MEDJET medical team.
- Air medical services are limited to two
separate flights per membership per year, except for repatriation
flights involving enrolled multiple family members requiring
simultaneous repatriation. Under these circumstances, each family
member will receive one fully paid flight.
- Transport from home hospital, to
specialty hospital, more than 150 miles away, is provided only in
cases in which appropriate medical specialty or equipment is not
available at hometown hospital, and member cannot travel commercially
without medical escort. (This benefit does not apply to short-term
Air Transport Restrictions/Exclusions
- Both the originating and receiving
hospital must be reasonably accessible by ground ambulance to
transport the member to and from an airfield capable of accommodating
- Membership provides access to MEDJET
ASSISTANCE authorized affiliates only.