Travel Medical Insurance

If you're one of the millions traveling abroad this year, you can enjoy the same care you have at home with GeoBlue and TripProtector, our travel medical plan and assistance services. Our plans are designed to keep you safe and healthy as your travel the world.


And you don't have to be currently enrolled in a Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska medical plan to purchase plan.






Who should have travel medical and assistance insurance?

GeoBlue's and TripProtector plans are ideal for:

  • U.S. citizens or permanent residents who are leaving the U.S. for leisure, educational, missionary or business travel
  • Foreign nationals living and working in the U.S.
  • Foreign nationals who are employed by a U.S. -based company

GeoBlue Travel Medical Insurance

What benefits does GeoBlue offer?

  • Covered doctor visits, hospitalization, prescriptions,and emergency medical evacuations
  • Access to English-speaking doctors in more than 190 countries
  • Cashless transactions so you wont have to pay up front for care
  • 24/7 concierge support to help schedule appointments, manage care, and fill prescriptions
  • Health and security profiles of your destination and much more
  • An app to translate medical terms, find a doctor or pharmacy, receive travel alerts, download an ID card, and more


What plans does GeoBlue offer

GeoBlue provides both short term and long term travel plans perfect for:

  • Business and Leisurely Travelers
  • Study Abroad (Students and Faculty)
  • Expatriates
  • Missionaries
  • Mariners

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GeoBlue also offers plans for Group Health Insurance for International Travelers

View GeoBlue Group Options

TripProtector Travel Assistance Services

What is included with TripProtector Travel Assistance Services?

  •    Prescription drug replacement
  •    Contact lenses replacement
  •    Passport replacement
  •    Embassy referral
  •    Lost baggage retrieval
  •    City health information

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*GeoBlue is the trade name for Worldwide Insurance Services, Inc. (WIS), an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association. Insurance benefits are underwritten by 4 Ever Life Insurance Company, an independent licensee of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association.

HEALTH INSURANCE TERMS


COINSURANCE

The percentage of the bill you pay after your deductible has been met.

COPAY

A fixed amount you pay when you get a covered health service.

Tiered benefit plan

A health care plan featuring multiple levels of benefits based on the network status of a particular provider. 

DEDUCTIBLE

The annual amount you pay for covered health services before your insurance begins to pay.

emergency care services

Any covered services received in a hospital emergency room setting.

SUBSTANCE ABUSE DISORDER SERVICES

Includes behavioral health treatment, counseling, and psychotherapy


in-network provider

A provider contracted by your insurance company to accept an agreed upon payment for covered services. 

OUT-OF-network provider

A term for providers that aren’t contracting with your insurance company. (Your out-of-pocket costs will tend to be more expensive if you go to an out-of-network provider.)

out-of-pocket

Your expenses for medical care that aren’t reimbursed by insurance, including deductibles, coinsurance and co-payments.

penalty

If you can afford health insurance, but choose not to buy it, you must have a health coverage exemption or pay a tax penalty on your federal income tax return.

premium

The amount you pay to your health insurance company each month. 


Preventive services

Health care services that focus on the prevention of disease and health maintenance.

rehab SERVICES

Services and devices to help you recover if you are injured or have surgery. This includes physical, occupational and speech therapy.

special enrollment period

The time after the Open Enrollment Period when you can still purchase health insurance only if you have a qualifying life event (losing other health coverage, having a baby, getting married, moving).

specialist

A physician who has a majority of his or her practice in fields other than internal or general medicine, obstetrics/gynecology, pediatrics or family practice.