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  1. Travel Health Insurance Basics: Part 2

    Written by: Frank Gillingham, MD

    In Travel Health Insurance Basics — Part 1, I discussed the importance of travel insurance and listed the three major coverages to consider: (1) supplemental health/medical, (2) medical evacuation, (3) trip cancellation/interruption....

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  2. Travel Health Insurance Basics: Part 1

    Written by: Frank Gillingham, MD

    Open your U.S passport to page two and you may be surprised by the following warning: HEALTH INSURANCE. Persons considering foreign travel should determine what health insurance coverage, if any, they require while outside the United States. Medicare does not cover health care costs outside the United States and its territories, except under limited circumstances in Canada and Mexico....

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