Handling Medical Emergencies Abroad

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You can’t plan for the unexpected, but you can be prepared. Learn what health precautions to take before you leave home, and what to do if illness or injury lays you low overseas.

Check your medical insurance.

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Find out whether your policy provides sufficient coverage for medical bills and transportation while traveling. If it does not, buy a supplemental policy from an independent insurer. Also check with your credit card company; some offer referral services and even reimburse medical and emergency evacuation expenses.

Handling Medical Emergencies Abroad

Check your medical insurance.

Find out whether your policy provides sufficient coverage for medical bills and transportation while traveling. If it does not, buy a supplemental policy from an independent insurer. Also check with your credit card company; some offer referral services and even reimburse medical and emergency evacuation expenses.

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