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Savvy Senior: Health Insurance Tips For Traveling Abroad

 

September 27, 2018



Dear Savvy Senior,

How does health insurance and Medicare cover health care outside the U.S.? My husband and I have a trip abroad planned this fall and would like to find out if we should buy extra insurance. What can you tell us?

Almost Retired

Dear Almost,

Great question! No one likes to think about health problems while on vacation, but medical emergencies happen, and your regular insurance may not cover your care when you’re traveling abroad. To avoid any expensive surprises, here are some tips to help make sure you’re covered.

Know What’s Covered

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