“The last thing you want is for one of your clients to be surprised by their coverage, or lack thereof, while living abroad … it is important to understand options available and how pre-existing coverage may vary between competitors. Preexisting conditions may be covered from day one, pending proof of credible coverage.”
This is indeed a critical point, and one that may get short shrift, especially when dealing with folks not just on a cruise or vacation, but especially those who have decided to move to a different country. Regular readers may recall the strange case of Courtney Wilson, for example.
The GeoBlue folks explain that their ex-pat plans “strive to cover as many pre-existing conditions as possible” (at a price, of course).
So, something to consider when contemplating that move abroad.
■ “Hey Alexa, what does ‘co-insurance’ mean?“
Yup, the hi-tech folks at Anthem are now offering a direct line from your Alexa device to a number of online services, including:
This can even include access to dental plan info (where applicable).
Caveat: Might want to avoid calling out “Hey Alexa, it hurts when I do this.“