Discussion in 'UPS Retirement Topics' started by WhatsUP, May 31, 2011.
Are retirees covered while traveling Internationally?
The golden rule normally is, if you travel to another country that has more expensive healthcare then at home - you pay the difference.
Canadians get warned about that when we travel the United States, and need extra travel insurance.
For example : If I break my leg in Canada it will cost $1500 for treatment, in the US $4000.
Without travel insurance, I would need to pay the difference of $2500.
Basically, if you have US health bennies, they are good world wide, since the insurance company would actually save money if you happen to get sick outside the US.
Also, from the State Department's website:
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