Comprehensive plan provides exhaustive coverage when compared to fixed or scheduled benefit plans. The plan pays for all expenses after the deductible and co-insurance component. The plan is recommended given the high costs of health care arouond the world. The plan is worth every penny of premium paid in the event of catastrophic medical emergencies.
These plans do not have benefit limits based on the type of medical expense.
Benefits for covered medical expenses go all the way up to the plan maximum (less deductible and co-insurance)
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International Medical group Patriot Exchange plan summary
What is the eligibility to buy Patriot Exchange Insurance? Patriot Exchange insurance eligibility
Be an active Participant, Spouse of the Participant, or Children
traveling with the Participant and residing outside his/her primary Country of Residence for a temporary period of time, and if Destination Country is the United States, Insured Person must hold one of the following visa types: F1/F2, J1/J2, M1/M2 or A1/A2
Be at least 31 days old but not yet 65 year old.
Be physically and legally residing in the destination country with the intent to reside there for at least 30 days on the effective date and at renewal.
Not be hospitalized, disabled, pregnant or HIV+ on the initial effective date.
Activities Covered upto lifetime maximum:
Abseiling, BMX, bobsleigh, bungee jumping, canyoning, caving, hang gliding, heli-skiing, high diving, horseback riding, hot air ballooning, inline skating, jet skiing, jungle zip lining, kayaking, mountain biking, paragliding, parascending, piloting a non-commerical aircraft, rappelling, rock climbing or mountaineering (ropes and guides to 4500m from ground level), scuba diving (to 50m), skydiving, snow boarding, snowmobiling, snow skiing, spelunking, surfing, trekking, whitewater rafting (to Class V), and wildlife safaris. These adventure activities must be engaged in solely for leisure, recreation, or entertainment purposes.
Age 0-49 years: $50,000 lifetime maximum
Age 50-59 years: $30,000 lifetime maximum
Age 60-64 years: $15,000 lifetime maximum
Loss Personal Property: $250 per period of coverage limit
Legal Assistance: $500 per period of coverage limit
Personal Liability - Injury to third party: $2,000 per period of coverage limit after $100 deductible
Personal Liability - Damgae to third party's property: $500 per period of coverage limit after $100 deductible
Limited high scholl and college sports: Company pays 100% after deductible is met
Patriot Exchange insurance coinsurance?
Company pays 100%
Acute onset of pre-existing condition coverage?
For condition existing within 36 months before effective date. After 12 months of continous coverage $500 per period of coverage; $1,500 lifetime maximum.
Sudden recurrence of pre-existing conditions (for US citizens)
Medical - Up to $5,000 of the eligible expenses;
Emergency Medical Evacuation - Up to $25,000 of the eligible costs and expenses
Plan benefits of Patriot Exchange insurance
Hospital room and boardAverage semi-private room rate, including nursing services
Intensive care unitCompany pays 100% after deductible is met
Physical therapyCompany pays 100% after deductible is met; one visit per day(Medical order or treatment plan required)
Bedside Visit$1,500 maximum limit. Must be hospitalized in an intensive care unit. Not subject to deductible
Physician visitCompany pays 100% after deductible is met; one visit per day
Student health center$5 co-pay per visit (Not subject to deductible)
Prescription drugsCompany pays 100% after deductible is met 90 day dispensing maximum
Urgent care$50 copay. Not subject to deductible. Copay is not applicable if you choose a $0 deductible
walk-in clinic$20 copay. Not subject to deductible. Copay is not applicable if you choose a $0 deductible
Eligible medical expensesCompany pays 100% after deductible is met
Emergency room visit with in-patient admissionCompany pays 100% after deductible is met
Emergency room visit without in-patient admissionAdditional $250 deductible
Interfacility ambulance transfer(for services rendered in the U.S.)Company pays 100%. Transfer must be a result of an inpatient hospital admission not subject to deductible
DentalInjury due to covered accident - $500 maximum Sudden & unexpected pain to natural teeth - $350 maximum
Mental or nervous/Substance abuseNot covered if incurred in student health center Inpatient: $10,000 maximum limit Outpatient: $50 maximum limit per day.$500 maximum limit
Emergency medical evacuation$50,000 lifetime maximum
Emergency reunion$15,000 lifetime maximum
Return of mortal remains or cremation/burial$25,000 maximum for return of mortal remains or $5,000 for cremation/burial
Political evacuation$10,000 lifetime maximum
Accidental death & dismemberment$25,000 principal sum, Not subject to deductible
Terrorism$50,000 maximum limit, Not subject to deductible
Incidental trip coverageUp to a cumulative 14 days
How long can I renew Patriot Exchange?
Patriot Exchange is available for 12 months and it can be renewed for 48 months.
Can f2 visa holder buy Patriot Exchange insurance?
Patriot Exchange is one of the best health insurance for f1 student's dependents which an F2 visa holder. The F2 visa holder can buy even if the corresponding F1 visa holder is not enrolled in the same plan.