Overseas medical insurance for mission organizations and missionaries requires provisions not met by many companies. The typical career missionary and his/her family will travel overseas for a period of one to four years and return home for furlough, deputation or educational continuation, then return to the mission field. Another scenerio would involve short-term outreach mission trips to international or domestic locations, typically from a few days to many weeks or months at a time.
At GRB we have been providing such international mission medical & health insurance plans for short-term outreach trips and for long-term career missionaries and their families in the international field and back home for decades. We also provide exclusive comprehensive international coverage for small or large mission sending organizations & groups. If you are a large mission sending organization needing long term annually renewable major medical insurance for your group, you can request a group quote here or contact us for personalized service via phone.
Many times the primary medical insurance in your home country will not cover you while traveling abroad and often will not provide important services, perhaps essential ones, in the event of an illness or injury. Single trip travel medical insurance includes these essentials such as translation assistance during treatment, doctor and hospital referrals, and assistance replacing lost prescriptions.
Single trip travel medical insurance policies provide short term medical coverage for travel from as little as 5 days up to 12 months in length or longer, depending on the particular plan design.
Coverage can be used for US Citizens/ Residents traveling worldwide, as well as foreign nationals visiting the United States. Most plans can be renewed up to 3 years maximum, but you may want to consider a worldwide missionary major medical annual insurance policy if traveling 6 months to one year or longer. International travel medical insurance plans cover for illness, sickness, accidents, emergency medical evacuation, repatriation of remains, common carrier and general accidental death & dismemberment, bedside visitation of family, among other unique additional benefits. A few will cover acts of terrorism worldwide and high adventure sporting coverage options .
Common features: single (one off) mission trips from a few days to a few years; can be automatically extended online at time of expiration; no medical underwriting (guarantee issued), limitations on pre-exisiting conditions coverages; limitations on coverage back in home country; an affordable alternative to worldwide major medical annual plans
Commons Uses: Individual or families on short term missions, traveling NGO or mission executives for short term work abroad in the field, any humanitarian travel worldwide.
Is your church group, mission sending organization or other NGO / humanitarian organization needing an entire group covered for short term travel to field destinations?
If you have 5 or more individuals, a single trip, group version is easy to place and generally costs about 10% less in cost over individual plan costs.
We work with organizations such as yours to get coverage fast. You can quickly enter your entire census of travelers in our online quote tool, or if prefer, we can have you complete a simple excel file with travel details on each person and we run quotes for you in minutes and can bind coverage the same day.
Let us know if you'd like to learn how GRB can assist your organization with administering just one or hundreds of trips annually, taking the work out of securing coverage for your teams abroad!
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