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Atlas Travel Health


Benefits

The table below outlines the policy benefits available, per individual, on the Atlas Travel International Travel Medical Insurance plan. Coverage is available for both US and Non-US Citizens who are planning to travel, study or live abroad with coverage starting at just 5 days and up to 364 days inside the USA and 1 year outside the USA with renewal possibilities of up to 3 years.

Please review the table for full details and if you have any questions, please contact our customer support team for assistance.

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Benefits Atlas Travel
Policy Maximum $50,000, $100,000, $200,000, $500,000 or $1,000,000
(Ages 70 to 79: $50,000 or $100,000 limit; Ages 80+: $10,000 Limit)
Deductible $0, $100, $250, $500, $1,000 or $2,500
The deductible is due once per certificate period
ER Co-Pay $200 if not admitted to the hospital as an in-patient. Waived for Emergency treatment of injury. Only applies to Claims incurred in U.S. or Canada.
Urgent Care Co-Pay $50 per visit, then coinsurance will apply — Not subject to the deductible. Only applies to Claims incurred in U.S. or Canada.
Provider Network First Health Network
Coinsurance
- Out of Network inside the USA/ Canada
80% Coverage up to $5,000
100% after up to Policy Maximum
Coinsurance
- Outside the USA/ Canada
- In Network inside the USA
100% Coverage
The following benefits are all subject to the deductible and coinsurance, unless otherwise stated:
Hospital Room & Board Average Semi-Private Room Rate
Local Ambulance URC when results in hospitalization
Hospital Indemnity $100 per day in addition to all other benefits
Intensive Care Unit URC
Outpatient Treatment URC
Acute onset of a Pre-existing Condition Overall Maximum Limit
$25,000 Lifetime Maximum for Emergency Medical Evacuation
Prescription Medication URC
Physical Therapy $50 Maximum per day
All other medical expenses URC
Terrorism $50,000 limit for medical expenses only
The following benefits are not subject to the deductible or coinsurance, unless otherwise stated:
Emergency Dental Accident - URC
Acute onset of pain - $250 Maximum
Medical Evacuation $1,000,000 limit
Emergency Reunion $50,000 limit, Maximum of 15 days
Bedside Visit $1,500 limit
Return of Minor Children $50,000 limit
Political Evacuation $10,000 limit
AD&D Principal sum - $50,000 (18-69 years old)
Common Carrier Accidental Death $50,000 per member (18-69 years old)
Maximum $250,000 for any one family/ group
Repatriation of Remains Overall Maximum Limit
Local Burial or Cremation $5,000
Natural Disaster Benefit Maximum $100 for 5 days
Trip Interruption $5,000 limit
Travel Delay Maximum $100 a day, max 2 days after a 12-hour delay period requiring an unplanned overnight stay
Lost Checked Luggage $500 limit
Pet Return $1,000 to return a pet home if member is hospitalized
Crisis Response $10,000 Maximum benefit per Certificate Period
Personal Liability $10,000 lifetime maximum
Sports Non-contact, leisure, recreational and fitness sports included, along with selected hazardous sports

Please note - The benefit table listed above is a consolidated version of the full plan benefits. Please view the plan certificate for the full benefits and limitations of the plan.

Pre-Existing Medical Conditions

This policy does not cover pre-existing conditions, except charges resulting directly from an Acute Onset of Pre-existing Condition subject to the limits set forth in the Schedule of Benefits and Limits.

Pre-existing Condition means any
  1. condition for which medical advice, diagnosis, care, or treatment (includes receiving services and supplies, consultations, diagnostic tests or prescription medicines) was recommended or received during the 2 years immediately preceding the certificate effective date;
  2. condition that had manifested itself in such a manner that would have caused a reasonably prudent person to seek medical advice, diagnosis, care, or treatment (includes receiving services and supplies, consultations, diagnostic tests or prescription medicines) within the 2 years immediately preceding the certificate effective date;
  3. injury, illness, sickness, disease, or other physical, medical, mental, or nervous conditions, disorder or ailment (whether known or unknown) that, with reasonable medical certainty, existed at the time of application or within the 2 years immediately preceding the certificate effective date. For the purposes of the Complications of Pregnancy coverage offered hereunder, pregnancy will not be included within the definition of a pre-existing condition.

Acute Onset of Pre-existing Condition means a sudden and unexpected outbreak or recurrence of a pre-existing condition(s) which occurs spontaneously and without advance warning either in the form of physician recommendations or symptoms, is of short duration, is rapidly progressive, and requires urgent care. The Acute Onset of a Pre-existing Condition(s) must occur after the certificate effective date. Treatment must be obtained within 24 hours of the sudden and unexpected outbreak or recurrence. A pre-existing condition that is a chronic or congenital condition or that gradually becomes worse over time will not be considered Acute Onset. This benefit does not include coverage for known, scheduled, required, or expected medical care, drugs or treatments existent or necessary prior to the certificate effective date.

Medical & Repatriation Expenses

Subject to the limits set forth in the Schedule of Benefits and Limits, and subject to the conditions and restrictions contained in this provision, we will pay the following expenses incurred while this insurance is in effect.

Medical Expenses

We will pay
  1. Charges made by a hospital for:
    1. Daily room and board and nursing services not to exceed the average semi-private room rate; and
    2. Daily room and board and nursing services in Intensive Care Unit; and
    3. Use of operating, treatment or recovery room; and
    4. Services and supplies which are routinely provided by the hospital to persons for use while inpatients; and
    5. Emergency treatment of an injury, even if hospital confinement is not required; and
    6. Emergency treatment of an illness; subject to emergency room co-pay as outlined in the Schedule of Benefits and Limits. ER co-payment is waived when you are directly admitted to the hospital as inpatient for further treatment of that illness.
  2. Surgery at an outpatient surgical facility, including services and supplies.
  3. Charges made by a physician for professional services, including surgery. Charges for an assistant surgeon are covered up to 20% of the usual, reasonable and customary charge of the primary surgeon, but standby availability will not be deemed to be a professional service and therefore is not covered hereunder.
  4. Dressings, sutures, casts or other supplies which are medically necessary and administered by or under the supervision of a physician, but excluding nebulizers, oxygen tanks, diabetic supplies, other supplies for use or application at home, and all devices or supplies for repeat use at home, except durable medical equipment.
  5. Diagnostic testing using radiology, ultrasonographic or laboratory services (psychometric, intelligence, behavioral and educational testing are not included).
  6. Artificial limbs, eyes or larynx, breast prosthesis or basic functional artificial limbs, but not the replacement or repair thereof.
  7. Reconstructive surgery when the surgery is directly related to surgery which is covered hereunder.
  8. Hemodialysis and the charges by the hospital for processing and administration of blood or blood components but not the cost of the actual blood or blood components.
  9. Oxygen and other gasses and their administration by or under the supervision of a physician.
  10. Anesthetics and their administration by a physician.
  11. Drugs which require prescription by a physician for treatment of a covered injury or illness, but not for the replacement of lost, stolen, damaged, expired or otherwise compromised drugs, and for a maximum supply of 60 days per prescription.
  12. Care in a licensed extended care facility upon direct transfer from an acute care hospital.
  13. Home nursing care in bed by a qualified licensed professional, provided by a home health care agency upon direct transfer from an acute care hospital and only in lieu of medically necessary inpatient hospitalization.
  14. Emergency local ambulance transport necessarily incurred in connection with injury or illness resulting in inpatient hospitalization.
  15. Emergency dental treatment and dental surgery necessary to restore or replace sound natural teeth lost or damaged in an accident which was covered under this insurance.
  16. Emergency dental treatment necessary to resolve acute onset of pain, provided treatment is obtained within 24 hours of the acute onset of pain.
  17. Medically necessary rental of durable medical equipment (consisting of a standard basic hospital bed and or a standard basic wheelchair) up to the purchase prices.
  18. Physical therapy if prescribed by a physician who is not affiliated with the physical therapy practice, necessarily incurred to continue recovery from a covered injury or illness.
  19. Injury or illness resulting from participation in sports or athletic activities not otherwise excluded under this insurance.
We will not pay for claims arising directly or indirectly from
  1. Anything mentioned in the General Exclusions.

Emergency Medical Evacuation

We will pay
  1. Emergency air transportation to a suitable airport nearest to the hospital where you will receive treatment; and
  2. Emergency ground transportation necessarily preceding emergency air transportation; and from the destination airport to the hospital where you will receive treatment.
We will provide the above benefits only when the conditions and restrictions in this policy and the following are met, and
  1. The illness or injury giving rise to the expense are covered under this insurance; and
  2. Medically necessary treatment, services and supplies cannot be provided locally; and
  3. Transportation by any other method would result in the loss of your life or limb; and
  4. Recommended by the attending physician who certifies to the above; and
  5. Agreed upon by you or your relative; and
  6. The condition giving rise to the Emergency Medical Evacuation occurred spontaneously and without advance warning, either in the form of physician recommendation or symptoms which would have caused a prudent person to seek medical attention prior to the onset of the emergency.
We will not pay for claims arising directly or indirectly from
  1. Travel arrangements, excluding Emergency Local Ambulance, that are not approved in advance and coordinated by us; and
  2. Anything mentioned in the General Exclusions.

We will provide Emergency Medical Evacuation only to the nearest hospital that is qualified to provide the medically necessary treatment, services and supplies to prevent your loss of life or limb. The timeliness of arrangements can be affected by circumstances which are not within our control such as: availability of transportation equipment and staff, delays or restrictions on flights caused by mechanical problems, government officials, telecommunications problems, weather and other acts of God. We shall not be held liable for any delays that are not within our direct and immediate control.

Notwithstanding the foregoing, and if you are visiting the U.S., we will pay for expenses to return you to your home country if the attending physician and our medical consultant agree that transfer to the home country is more appropriate than transfer to the nearest qualified hospital.

Trip Interruption

We will pay:
  1. The cost of an economy one-way air or ground transportation ticket for you to the terminal serving the area of your principal residence, and/or
  2. The cost of an economy one-way air and/or ground transportation ticket for you from the area where you were hospitalized following an Emergency Medical Evacuation to the area where you were initially evacuated from or to the terminal serving the area of your principal residence. We will provide the above benefits only when the conditions and restrictions in this policy and the following are met, and
    1. Following receipt of proof of one or more of the following events: destruction, after departure from home country, resulting from fire or weather of more than 40% of your principal residence, or death of a parent, spouse, sibling, child, or grandchild, or
    2. Following a covered Emergency Medical Evacuation when the attending physician states that it is medically necessary for you to return to your home country or to the area from which you were initially evacuated for continued treatment, recuperation and recovery.
We will not pay for claims arising directly or indirectly from
  1. Anything mentioned in the General Exclusions.

Return of Minor Children

We will pay:
  1. The cost of a one-way economy air and/or ground transportation ticket for each covered minor child to the terminal serving the area of the principle residence of each minor child.
    We will provide the above benefits only when the conditions and restrictions in this policy and the following are met, and
    1. You are the only person age 18 or older, traveling with one or more minor children under the age of 18 who are also covered hereunder, and
    2. You are hospitalized for treatment of a covered illness or injury, resulting in the children being left unattended for a period of time expected to exceed 36 hours, and
    3. The Return of Minor Children benefit must be agreed upon by you and/or by an authorized adult relative of the affected, covered minor children.
We will not pay for claims arising directly or indirectly from
  1. Anything mentioned in the General Exclusions.

The timeliness of arrangements can be affected by circumstances which are not within our control such as: availability of transportation equipment and staff, delays or restrictions on flights caused by mechanical problems, government officials, telecommunications problems, weather and other acts of God. We shall not be held liable for any delays that are not within our direct and immediate control.

Political Evacuation

We will pay:
  1. If the U.S. government issues a travel warning after your arrival in the destination country, we will provide the cost of transportation by the most economical means possible for you to the nearest country of safety or to your home country, provided that you contact us within 10 days of the date the warning is issued.

Determination of the country to which you will be evacuated will be determined by us.

We will not pay for claims arising directly or indirectly from
  1. Anything mentioned in the General Exclusions.

Repatriation of Remains

We will pay:
  1. Air or ground transportation of bodily remains or ashes to the airport or ground transportation terminal nearest your principal residence; and
  2. Reasonable costs of preparation of the remains necessary for transportation.
We will provide the above benefits only when the conditions and restrictions in this policy and the following are met, and
  1. When the illness or injury giving rise to the expense are covered under this insurance.
We will not pay for claims arising directly or indirectly from
  1. Travel arrangements that are not approved in advance and coordinated by us; and
  2. Anything mentioned in the General Exclusions.

We are held harmless and shall not be held liable for loss of or any damage or other impairment to bodily remains incurred during the repatriation process or otherwise. The timeliness of arrangements can be affected by circumstances which are not within our control such as: availability of transportation equipment and staff, delays or restrictions on flights caused by mechanical problems, government officials, telecommunications problems, weather and other acts of God. You agree to hold us harmless and we shall not be held liable for any delays that are not within our direct and immediate control.

Local Burial or Cremation

We will pay:
  1. For you to be buried or cremated in the country of death in lieu of Repatriation of Remains up to the specified benefit maximum.

We will provide the above benefits only when the conditions and restrictions in this policy and the following are met.

We will not pay for claims arising directly or indirectly from
  1. Travel arrangements that are not approved in advance and coordinated by us; and
  2. Use in conjunction with the Emergency Evacuation or Repatriation of Remains benefit; and
  3. The death occurring in your home country.
  4. Anything mentioned in the General Exclusions.

The timeliness of arrangements can be affected by circumstances which are not within our control such as: availability of transportation equipment and staff, delays or restrictions on flights caused by mechanical problems, government officials, telecommunications problems, weather and other acts of God. We shall not be held liable for any delays that are not within our direct and immediate control.

Hospital Indemnity Benefit & Visitation Expenses

Hospital Indemnity

We will pay:
  1. The Hospital Indemnity benefit for each night you spend in the hospital.
We will provide the above benefits only when the conditions and restrictions in this policy and the following are met, and
  1. Only following receipt of verification of an eligible inpatient hospitalization.
We will not pay for claims arising directly or indirectly from
  1. Anything mentioned in the General Exclusions.

Emergency Reunion

We will pay:
  1. The cost of an economy round-trip air or ground transportation ticket for one relative for transportation to the terminal serving the area where you are hospitalized or are to be hospitalized following Emergency Medical Evacuation; and
  2. Reasonable expenses for lodging and meals for the relative, which are incurred in the areawhere you are hospitalized for a period not to exceed 15 days.
We will provide the above benefits only when the conditions and restrictions in this policy and the following are met, and
  1. Only following a covered Emergency Medical Evacuation.
We will not pay for claims arising directly or indirectly from
  1. Anything mentioned in the General Exclusions.

Bedside Visit

We will pay:
  1. The cost of an economy round-trip air or ground transportation ticket for one relative for transportation to the terminal serving the area where you are hospitalized or are to be hospitalized.
We will provide the above benefits only when the conditions and restrictions in this policy and the following are met, and
  1. While you are confined to a hospital intensive care unit following a covered life-threatening bodily injury or life-threatening illness.
We will not pay for claims arising directly or indirectly from
  1. Anything mentioned in the General Exclusions.

Pet Return

We will pay:
  1. The cost of a one-way economy air and/or ground transportation ticket for a pet to be returned to the terminal serving the area of your principle residence.
We will provide the above benefits only when the conditions and restrictions in this policy and the following are met, and
  1. You are the only person age 18 or older traveling with the pet, and
  2. You are hospitalized for treatment of a covered illness or injury, resulting in the pet being left unattended for a period of time expected to exceed 36 hours.
We will not pay for claims arising directly or indirectly from
  1. Anything mentioned in the General Exclusions.

Lost Checked Luggage

We will pay:
  1. Replacement of clothes and personal hygiene items, not to exceed $50 any one item.
We will provide the above benefits only when the conditions and restrictions in this policy and the following are met, and
  1. The lost checked luggage must have been checked, in accordance with routine luggage checking procedures, for transportation with you, on board a regularly scheduled commercial airline or cruise line, upon which you were a fare-paying passenger; and
  2. You must file a formal claim for lost luggage with the transportation provider, and follow all instructions and take all measures as directed by the transportation provider to locate and retrieve the lost checked luggage; and
  3. You must provide us with copies of all documentation of the claim filed with the transportation provider, and a written statement from the transportation provider confirming that the luggage was checked and after careful search, the luggage remains missing; and
  4. The lost checked luggage must be lost as of the date of our payment and as of that date, must have been lost for at least 10 days.
We will not pay for claims arising directly or indirectly from
  1. Anything mentioned in the General Exclusions.

Travel Delay

We will pay:
  1. Reimbursement for reasonable accommodations and meals when your delay requires an unplanned overnight stay.
We will provide the above benefits only when the conditions and restrictions in this policy and the following are met, and
  1. The delay must be twelve (12) hours or more and certified due to the following reasons:
    1. delay of common carrier (which is certified by the common carrier)
    2. a traffic accident while enroute to the point of departure from an airport outside of your home country (substantiated by a police report)
    3. Organized labor strike, or you being hijacked or quarantined;
    4. Stolen passports or travel documents (substantiated by a police report).
We will not pay for claims arising directly or indirectly from
  1. Anything mentioned in the General Exclusions.

Common Carrier means an airplane, bus, train or watercraft operating for commercial purposes and carrying fare-paying passengers on regularly scheduled and published routes.

Accommodations Displacement - Natural Disaster

We will pay:
  1. Replacement accommodations in the event you are displaced from planned paid accommodations due to evacuation from forecasted disaster or following a disaster strike.
We will provide the above benefits only when the conditions and restrictions in this policy and the following are met, and
  1. Following receipt of proof of payment for the accommodations from which you were displaced.
We will not pay for claims arising directly or indirectly from
  1. Anything mentioned in the General Exclusions.

Displaced means required to depart a destination due to an evacuation ordered by prevailing authorities.

Natural Disaster means any event or force of nature caused by environmental factors that has catastrophic consequences. Covered Natural Disasters are: avalanche, earthquake, flood, hurricane, impact event, landslides, mudslides, tornado, tsunami, tropical cyclone, typhoon, volcanic eruption, and wildfire.

Personal Accident - Accidental Death and Dismemberment

We will pay:
  1. Death – we will pay the amount indicated in the Schedule of Benefits to the beneficiary.
  2. Loss of 2 or more Limbs or eyes – we will pay the amount indicated in the Schedule of Benefits to you.
  3. Loss of 1 Limb or eye – we will pay one-half of the amount indicated in the Schedule of Benefits to you.
We will provide the above benefits only when the conditions and restrictions in this policy and the following are met, and
  1. The accident giving rise to the accidental death must not be a common carrier accident; and
  2. Death must occur within 30 days of the sudden, unintentional and unexpected occurrence and not be contributed to by illness or disease; and
  3. In no event will our payment under this benefit total more than the principal sum; and
  4. The maximum liability under Accidental Death and Dismemberment for any group or family is limited to $250,000.
We will not pay for claims arising directly or indirectly from
  1. Accidents or loss caused by or contributed to by any of the following:
    1. Terrorism, war or act of war, whether declared or undeclared.
    2. Your participation in a riot, insurrection or violent disorder.
    3. Your service in the armed forces of any country.
    4. Suicide or attempted suicide or self-inflicted injury, while sane or insane.
    5. The voluntary use of any chemical compound, poison or drug, unless used according to the directions of a physician.
    6. Committing or attempting to commit a felony.
    7. Sickness, mental health disorder, or pregnancy
    8. As the result of intoxication as defined by the laws of the jurisdiction in which the accident occurred, whether directly or indirectly,
    9. Myocardial infarction or cerebrovascular accident (CVA / Stroke).
    10. Infection, except infection through a wound caused solely by an accident.
    11. Injury while riding, boarding, or alighting from an aircraft if you were operating the aircraft, learning to operate the aircraft, serving as a member of the aircraft crew, or if the aircraft was being used for any purpose other than passenger transportation.
    12. Medical or surgical treatment for any of the above.
    13. Any non-covered sports activities.
  2. Anything mentioned in the General Exclusions.

Common Carrier Accidental Death Benefit

We will pay:
  1. The amount indicated in the Schedule of Benefits to the beneficiary.
We will provide the above benefits only when the conditions and restrictions in this policy and the following are met, and
  1. The accident giving rise to the accidental death must occur while you are a fare paying passenger on a regularly scheduled trip on board a commercial airline or cruise line; and
  2. Death must occur with 30 days of the sudden, unintentional and unexpected occurrence and not be contributed to by illness or disease; and
  3. The maximum liability under this Common Carrier Accidental Death Benefit for a group or family is limited to $250,000.
We will not pay for claims arising directly or indirectly from
  1. Anything mentioned in the General Exclusions.

Accidental Death means a sudden, unintentional and unexpected occurrence caused solely by external, visible means resulting in physical injury to you and your subsequent death. Death must occur within 30 days of the sudden, unintentional and unexpected occurrence and not be contributed to by illness or disease.

Accidental Dismemberment means a sudden, unintentional and unexpected occurrence caused solely by external, visible means and resulting in complete severance from the body of one or more limbs or eyes and not contributed to by illness or disease. For purposes of the Accidental Death and Dismemberment benefit, the term “limb” shall mean: the arm when the severance is at or above (toward the elbow) the wrist, or the leg when the severance is at or above (toward the knee) the ankle. Loss of eye(s) shall mean: complete, permanent, irrevocable loss of sight.

Beneficiary means the individual named in your application to be the recipient of any Accidental Death or Common Carrier Accidental Death benefit. If you do not designate a beneficiary on the application, the beneficiary is automatically as follows:
Members age 18 or older: 1. Spouse (if any), 2. Children (if any) equally, 3. Your estate. Members under age 18: 1. Custodial Parent(s) (if any), 2. Siblings (if any) equally, 3. Your estate.

Sports and Activities

You are covered for taking part in amateur/non-professional sports and activities, unless it is excluded below. Coverage is for recreational purposes incidental to a trip.

You must ensure the activity is adequately supervised and that appropriate safety equipment (such as protective headwear, life jackets etc.) are worn at all times.

We will not pay for claims arising directly or indirectly from:
  1. Organized athletics involving regular or scheduled practice and/or games; and
  2. Any activity performed in a professional capacity or for any wage, reward, or profit; and
  3. Anything mentioned in the General Exclusions; and
  4. Any of the excluded items listed below:
    • All-Terrain Vehicles
    • American Football
    • Aussie Rules Football
    • Aviation (except when traveling solely as a passenger in a commercial aircraft)
    • Base Jumping
    • Big Game Hunting
    • Bobsleigh
    • Boxing
    • Cave Diving
    • Football (Soccer)
    • Hang-Gliding
    • Heli-Skiing
    • Hot Air Ballooning as a Pilot
    • Ice Hockey
    • Jousting
    • Kite-Surfing
    • Luge
    • Martial Arts
    • Modern Pentathlon
    • Motorized Dirt Bikes
    • Mountaineering at elevations of 7,000 meters or higher
    • Outdoor Endurance Events
    • Parachuting
    • Paragliding
    • Parasailing
    • Powerlifting
    • Quad Biking
    • Racing by any Animal, Motorized Vehicle, or BMX, and Speed Trials and Speedway
    • Rugby
    • Running with the Bulls
    • Skeleton
    • Sky Surfing
    • Snow Skiing and Snowboarding, except recreational downhill and/or cross country snow skiing or snowboarding (no cover provided while skiing away from prepared and marked in-bound territories and/or against the advice of the local ski school or local authoritative body)
    • Snow Mobiles
    • Soccer (Football)
    • Spelunking
    • Sub Aqua Pursuits involving underwater breathing apparatus unless accompanied by a certified instructor at depths less than 10 meters, or PADI/NAUI certified
    • Tractors
    • Whitewater Rafting
    • Wrestling

Crisis Response

We will pay:
  1. Ransom; and/or
  2. Crisis Response Fees and Expenses; and/or
  3. Personal Belongings
We will provide the above benefits only when the conditions and restrictions in this policy and the following are met, and
  1. Notification: Before surrendering a ransom, the person authorizing the surrender shall have notified or made every reasonable attempt to notify:
    1. The Federal Bureau of Investigation or local law enforcement agencies as soon as practicable bearing in mind the safety of the person(s) held or threatened; and
    2. Unity Resources Group.
  2. The surrender of a ransom must not be:
    1. Carried by, transported by or otherwise in your possession at the time that an express kidnapping or kidnapping first occurs; or
    2. At the location where an express kidnapping or kidnapping first occurs, unless brought to such location for the sole purpose of conveying a previously communicated ransom demand.
  3. Limits of Liability:
    1. Certificate Period Aggregate: Our total liability for all insured losses shall not exceed the certificate period aggregate set forth herein.
    2. In the event that you are covered by two or more policies issued by us covering insured losses arising from a kidnapping or express kidnapping, it is agreed that our aggregate liability for insured losses sustained by you shall not be cumulative and shall in no event exceed the largest amount available under any one of the policies
  4. Valuation: We shall not be liable for more than the actual cash value of any consideration at the time of its surrender. If insured losses involve currency other than that of the United States of America, we shall not be liable for more than the United States Dollar equivalent of foreign currency based on the rate of exchange in the Wall Street Journal in effect on the day the monies are surrendered and/or expense incurred.
  5. Confidentiality: You must at all times use best efforts to ensure that knowledge of the existence of this insurance is restricted as far as possible.
We will not pay for claims arising directly or indirectly from
  1. Any kidnapping or express kidnapping that first occurs in Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Nigeria, Somalia, Venezuela or any country subject to sanctions by the United States Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC).
  2. Any express kidnapping or kidnapping as a result of fraudulent, dishonest or criminal act(s) by you or an authorized representative (whether acting alone or in collusion with others) unless the person authorizing the ransom payment had, prior to payment, made every reasonable attempt to determine that the ransom demand or threat was genuine.
  3. Anything mentioned in the General Exclusions.

Crisis Response Fees and Expenses means all fees and expenses of Unity Resources Group related to your kidnapping or express kidnapping.

Express Kidnapping means the actual or attempted abduction and holding of you against your will where your personal belongings and/or readily available assets are surrendered by you in exchange for your release.

Kidnapping means the actual, alleged, or attempted abduction and holding of you against your will by a person or persons who demand a ransom specifically from your assets in exchange for your release.

Insured Losses means covered losses and expenses consisting of the following: ransom, personal belongings, and/or crisis response fees and expenses.

Personal Belongings means monies and/or property of monetary value that are:
  1. Being carried or transported by you when an express kidnapping or kidnapping first occurs; and
  2. Are surrendered during the course of an express kidnapping or kidnapping.

Ransom means monies and/or other consideration of monetary value that are surrendered or to be surrendered by you or on your behalf to meet an express kidnapping or kidnapping demand.

Personal Liability

We will pay:
Up to the sum insured shown in the Schedule of Benefits and Limits (inclusive of legal costs and expenses) if you become legally liable to pay damages in respect of:
  1. Accidental bodily injury, including death, illness and disease to a third person; and/or
  2. Accidental loss of or damage to a third person’s material property (property that is both material and tangible); and/or
  3. Accidental loss of or damage to a related third person’s material property (property that is both material and tangible);
We will not pay for claims arising directly or indirectly from
  1. Intentionally committed acts, or arising from the influence of alcohol or drugs not medically prescribed by a licensed physician;
  2. Bodily injury, illness or disease of any person under a contract of employment, service or apprenticeship with you when the bodily injury, illness or disease arises out of and in the course of their employment to you, or in connection with any trade, business or profession;
  3. Loss or damage to property belonging to or held in trust by or in the custody or control of you other than temporary accommodation occupied by you in the course of the trip;
  4. Bodily injury or damage caused directly or indirectly in connection with the ownership, possession or use by you or on behalf of you of: aircraft, hovercraft, watercraft, motorized vehicles, parachute, parasail, glider, firearms, fireworks, explosives, deadly weapons, or any racing activity;
  5. Any damages, losses or claims caused in whole or in part by you during any hunt or as a result of hunting;
  6. Bodily injury caused directly or indirectly in connection with the ownership, possession or occupation of land or buildings, immobile property or caravans or trailers;
  7. Damages resulting from any fire, flood, wind, hail, waterleak, gas leak, explosion or other catastrophe;
  8. Fraudulent, dishonest or criminal acts of you or any person authorised by you;
  9. The consequences of any breach, violation or failure to perform any contractual undertakings or obligations, whether verbal or in writing;
  10. Punitive or exemplary damages, or fines, penalties, assessments or claims by any governmental authorities or regulatory bodies;
  11. Gambling, gaming, or betting of any kind;
  12. Animals or pets belonging to you, or in your care, custody or control;
  13. Anything mentioned in the General Exclusions.
Specific Conditions
  1. You or your legal representatives will give us written notice immediately if you have received notice of any prosecution or inquest in connection with any circumstances which may give rise to liability under this section.
  2. No admission, offer, promise, payment or indemnity shall be made by or on behalf of you without our prior written consent.
  3. Every claim notice, letter, writ or process or other document served on you shall be forwarded to us and immediately upon receipt.
  4. We shall be entitled to take over and conduct in your name the defense or settlement of any claim or to prosecute in your name for our own benefit any claim for indemnity or damages against all other parties or persons.
  5. We may at any time pay you in connection with any claim or series of claims the sum insured (after deduction of any sums already paid as compensation) or any lesser amount for which such claim(s) can be settled. Once this payment is made we shall relinquish the conduct and control and be under no further liability in connection with such claim(s) except for the payment of costs and expenses recoverable or incurred prior to the date of such payment.
  6. We will consider paying or advancing, but without any obligation or contractual duty to do so, up to $2,500 to you or for your benefit to settle and compromise an asserted claim against you so long as:
    1. The asserted claim is one that may be eligible for coverage under this insurance;
    2. A lawsuit has not yet been filed, or, if already filed, no response has been filed;
    3. You obtain a full written release and/or covenant-not-to-sue satisfactory to us; and
    4. A full proof of claim and other necessary documentation is satisfactorily provided to us.

Third Person means any individual, natural person, or other legal entity or person, other than you or a related third person.

Related Third Person means any individual or natural person who is your relative, your traveling companion a relative of such traveling companion, and any other person, individual or family member with whom you are residing or being hosted.

Terrorism

We will pay:
  1. Eligible Medical Expenses for treatment of injuries and illnesses resulting from an Act of Terrorism, up to the limit set forth in the Schedule of Benefits and Limits, provided all of the following conditions are met.
    We will provide the above benefits only when the conditions and restrictions in this policy and the following are met, and
    1. The injury or illness does not result from the use of any biological, chemical, cyber, radioactive or nuclear agent, material, device or weapon; and
    2. You have no direct or indirect involvement in the Act of Terrorism; and
    3. The Act of Terrorism is not in a country or location where the United States government has issued a travel warning that has been in effect within the 6 months immediately prior to your date of arrival; and
    4. You have not failed to depart a country or location within 10 days following the date a warning to leave that country or location is issued by the United States government.

For the purpose of this insurance, an “Act of Terrorism” means an act, including but not limited to, the use of force or violence and/or the threat thereof, of any person or group(s) of persons, whether acting alone or on behalf of or in connection with any organization(s) or government(s) committed for political, religious, ideological or similar purposes including the intention to influence any government and/or to put the public, or any section of the public, in fear.

We will not pay for claims arising from
  1. Loss, damage, cost or expense directly or indirectly caused by, resulting from or in connection with any of the following regardless of any other cause or event contributing concurrently or in any other sequence to the loss, damage, cost or expense:
    1. war, invasion, acts of foreign enemies, hostilities or warlike operations (whether war be declared or not), civil war, rebellion, revolution, insurrection, civil commotion assuming the proportions of or amounting to an uprising, military or usurped power; and
    2. the use of any biological, chemical, radioactive or nuclear agent, material, device or weapon; however, this exclusion shall not apply where you are exposed to nuclear radioactive and/or radioactive material for the purpose of medical treatment; and
    3. any Act of Terrorism, not specifically covered above; and
    4. coverage for loss, damage, cost or expense of whatsoever nature directly or indirectly caused by, resulting from or in connection with any action taken in controlling, preventing, suppressing or in any way relating to (a), (b) or (c) above; and
    5. Anything mentioned in the General Exclusions.

If we allege that by reason of this exclusion, any loss, damage, cost or expense is not covered by this insurance, the burden of proving the contrary shall be upon you.

In the event any portion of this exclusion is found to be invalid or unenforceable, the remainder shall remain in full force and effect.

Cancellation

We hope you are happy with the cover this policy provides. However, if after reading it, this insurance does not meet with your requirements, please notify us of your wish to cancel and we will refund your premium.

Premiums will be refunded in full if cancellation request is received prior to the certificate effective date.

Premiums may be refunded after the certificate effective date subject to the following provisions:
  1. A $25 cancellation fee will apply for administrative costs incurred by us; and
  2. Only the unused portion of the plan cost will be refunded; and
  3. You cannot have filed any claims to be eligible for premium refund.

Eligibility

U.S. Citizens and Non-U.S. Citizens who are at least 14 days of age are eligible for coverage outside of their home countries, except as provided under home country coverage, under this plan. Individuals age 70 to 79 as of the certificate effective date are subject to a $100,000 overall maximum limit or less. Individuals age 80 and over as of the certificate effective date are subject to a $10,000 overall maximum limit.

Certificate Effective Date

Insurance hereunder is effective on the later of:
  1. The moment we receive application and correct premium if application and payment is made online or by fax; or
  2. 12:01am U.S .Eastern Time on the date we receive application and correct premium if application and payment is made by mail; or
  3. The moment you depart from your home country; or
  4. 12:01am U.S. Eastern Time on the date requested on the application.

Certificate Termination Date

Insurance hereunder terminates on the earlier of:
  1. 11:59pm U.S. Eastern Time on the last day of the period for which premium has been paid; or
  2. 11:59pm U.S. Eastern Time on the date requested on the application; or
  3. The moment of arrival upon your return to your home country (unless you have started a benefit period or are eligible for home country coverage).

Benefit Period

While the certificate is in effect, the benefit period does not apply. Upon termination of the certificate, in accordance with this provision, we will pay eligible medical expenses for up to 90 days beginning on the first day of diagnosis or treatment of a covered injury or illness while you are outside your home country. The benefit period applies only to eligible medical expenses related to the injury or illness that began while the certificate was in effect.

Home Country Coverage

Benefit Period
In the event you begin a benefit period while the certificate is in effect, and the certificate terminates because you return to your home country, we will pay eligible medical expenses which are incurred in your home country during the benefit period. Home country coverage applies only to eligible medical expenses related to the injury or illness that began while the certificate was in effect.
Incidental Home Country Coverage
For Citizens and legal residents of the U.S, for every three month period during which you are covered, eligible medical expenses incurred in the U.S. are covered up to a maximum of 15 days for any three month period. For Non-U.S. residents or Non-U.S Citizens, for every three month period during which you are covered, eligible medical expenses incurred in your home country are covered up to a maximum of 30 days for any three month period. Any benefit accrued under a single three month period does not accumulate to another period. Failure to continue your international trip or your return to your home country for the sole purpose of obtaining treatment for an illness or injury that began while traveling shall void any home country coverage provided under the terms of this agreement.

Except for a benefit period, coverage provided under this Master Policy is for a maximum duration of 364 days.

Notwithstanding the foregoing, coverage under all plans shall terminate on the date we, at our sole option, elect to cancel all members of the same sex, age, class or geographic location, provided we give no less than 30 days advance written notice by mail to your last known address.

What Travel Assistance Services are Included?

The following Assistance Services are included this plan:
  • Pre-Trip Destination Information – Up-to-date information regarding the required vaccinations, health risks, travel restrictions, and weather conditions specific to your destination country.
  • Medical Monitoring – Consultations with attending medical professionals during your hospitalization and establishment of a single point-of-contact for family members to receive ongoing updates regarding your medical status.
  • Provider Referrals – Contact information for Western-style medical facilities and medical and dental practices and pharmacies in your destination country where English is spoken
  • Travel Document Replacement – Assistance with obtaining replacement passports, birth certificates, visas, airline documents, and other travel-related documents
  • Lost Luggage Assistance – Tracking service to assist in locating luggage or other items lost in transit.
  • Other important Atlas travel Assistance Services include:
    • Prescription Drug Replacement
    • Emergency Travel Arrangements
    • Dispatch of Physician
    • Translation Assistance
    • Credit Card/Traveler Check Replacement
Atlas travel Assistance Services are not insurance benefits and provision of any Atlas travel Assistance Service is not a guarantee of any other benefit under the Atlas Series.
For more information about the Atlas Travel Health Insurance plan, or to apply over the phone:
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