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Insurance

International Health Insurance​

Millersville University partners with GeoBlue which provides international health insurance for colleges and universities. 

View the GeoBlue Member Guide for the following information:
  • Summary of the plan benefits and cost
  • How to enroll in the plan
  • Accessing care when abroad
  • Accessing self-service tools
  • Information on submitting a claim
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Insurance Plan Coverage Highlights
  • Coverage up to age 74. If older, contact Education.Abroad@millersville.edu. 
  • Emergency evacuation
  • Emergency family travel
  • Emergency reunion
  • Repatriation
  • Mental health
  • Dental
  • Virtual consultation / telemedicine
Multi-Lingual 24/7 Customer Services
The dedicated GeoBlue customer service team is available 24/7/365 to assist members with finding providers, accessing care, and addressing health concerns.

GeoBlue Mobile App - It's recommended to download this app prior to travel
Members have the ability to:
  • Find providers, hospitals and pharmacies
  • Schedule telemedicine appointment
  • Arrange direct billing to secure cashless access to care
  • Translate medications and medical terms/phrases
  • Access and email/fax ID Cards to providers as necessary
  • File a claim
  • Review local embassy and emergency information
  • Receive daily alerts detailing the latest security and health issues in a specific destination
  • View country or city profiles on crime, terrorism and natural disasters
GeoBlue COVID Coverage:

Affiliated Organization Insurance​

If you are participating on a study abroad program through one of the approved study abroad vendors (AIFS, API, ISA, Global Experiences), you are not required to purchase additional insurance through the IPS-recommended provider. However, IPS recommends that you review your health insurance plan with these providers to ensure you have the coverage you need. 
 
  • Are you covered as you travel outside your host location? (Ex. You study in Germany but take a weekend trip to Italy)​
  • Are you covered if you arrive early or stay beyond the program dates for personal travel?
  • Does the plan have the following?
    • Emergency medical evaluation
    • Political/Natural disaster evacuation
    • Repatriation of remains
    • Accidental death and dismemberment
    • Dental coverage
    • Mental health coverage
  • What are the coverage limits?
  • What is the deductible on the plan?
  • Are pre-existing conditions included?
  • What COVID coverage do you have?

Local Requirements for Health Insurance​

There are certain countries with national healthcare systems which require those with a student visa or immigration status to be enrolled in that country's healthcare plan. Additionally, there may be host universities with specific health insurance requirements. These plans do NOT include coverage which Millersville University deems necessary for study abroad participants. 

Participants to these locations will be required to purchase insurance in the host country to meet their immigration and legal-status requirements. Participants will additionally be required to purchase insurance to meet the international health and travel coverage requirements, such as through the IPS-recommended provider.

International insurance coverage must include:
  • Coverage for all locations/destinations from the date of departure from the U.S. to the date of return to the U.S. 
  • Coverage limit at least $250,000
  • Emergency medical evaluation
  • Political/Natural disaster evacuation
  • Repatriation of remains
  • Accidental death and dismemberment

International Travel Insurance​

Unlike health insurance, travel insurance is not required for international travelers. However, due to the fluctuations in flight cancellations, trip delays, trip cancellations due to cancelled programs and/or getting sick, IPS highly encourages all travelers to consider purchasing an international travel insurance plan. If a travel insurance plan is purchase, the traveler should send proof of insurance and a copy of the summary of benefits to IPS.

TIP: Read all exclusions! Make sure your destination(s) are covered. If you are worried about COVID-related travel disruptions make sure you select a plan provides the coverage you need. 

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