- If you are planning a cruse there are different rules that apply. Contact me for a review.
- Emergency services will be covered within the U.S.
- If you require non-emergency care, most doctors will accept Medicare Insurance.
- If you are planning travel outside the U.S. Medicare coverage is limited.
- Some Medicare Advantage plans provide worldwide coverage benefits for senior health care insurance needs, but you will have to verify with your plan prior to traveling outside the U.S. to be sure.
- You are going through Canada to Alaska and you need medical care, Medicare may pay for services in a Canadian hospital.
- The U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa, the U.S. Northern Mariana Islands, inside the U.S. borders are all considered U.S.
- Retirees who are moving to a foreign country cannot use Medicare to pay for health care while they are living overseas. You will need to purchase private coverage.
If you have original Medicare and need to obtain durable medical equipment or supplies while traveling, you must use a Medicare-approved supplier. For a list of approved suppliers, visit www.Medicare.gov/supplier.
I do have options for those who may require additional coverage while traveling, please call me today. Enjoy your travel!