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Insurance

Health Insurance
All students are automatically enrolled and billed for a SUNY international health insurance policy through GeoBlue. This is an extremely comprehensive plan that includes the following: 
  • 100% Coverage for illness and injury up to a maximum of $400,000 per illness or injury
  • Medical Evacuation up to $1,000,000
  • Repatriation of remains up to $50,000
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment benefit of up to $10,000
  • Maternity Care
  • Outpatient prescription drugs including oral contraceptives and devices
  • Inpatient and Outpatient Mental Health Care
  • Bedside Visit Benefit of up to $5,000
  • Medical treatment received in the Home Country, if NOT covered by Other Plan up to $5,000 
Global Health and Safety Services
GeoBlue's Global Health and Safety service maintains a 24/7 call center to assist you with everything from routine requests to complex medical situations. They coordinate emergency services with a worldwide network of Regional Physician Advisors. Their services include:
  • Pre-trip planning for chronic conditions
  • Insight on the local healthcare system
  • Direct pay for medical care
  • Prescription transfer information
  • Support in a crisis (emergency medical evacuations, bedside visits, etc.)
How to Register on the GeoBlue Students Website
Upon enrollment by our office, you will receive an e-mail from customerservice@geo.blue.com. This e-mail will contain the information you need to complete your registration.

Get started by registering:
Visit GeoBlue Students and click "LOG IN OR REGISTER". 
Be sure to have your Certificate Number available: 555222111. 
You can now take advantage of services, such as:
  • Print your ID card
  • View your member guide
  • Review your plan benefits
  • Locate carefully selected, trusted providers and hospitals.
Parents can also consult the Parents/Guardians page for information about what the plan covers. 

If you are traveling with a medical condition, it is important to plan ahead
If you have a medical condition, particularly one that requires regular treatment or medication, please contact GeoBlue's Global Health and Safety team prior to your departure. They will provide the resources you need to manage your health while you're away. Their pre-trip planning services include:
  • Support finding appropriate care- They will locate a provider in  your destination and help  you coordinate the care you need.
  • Assistance locating prescription medication- They will determine if you can take your medication with you, if it is available in your destination, or if shipping is an option. 
For 24/7 assistance from the Global Health and Safety team:
1.610.254.8771 call collect from outside the U.S.
1.800.257.4823 call toll free from inside the U.S.
Email globalhealth@geo-blue.com
 
For customer service for members:
1.844.268.2686 (From inside the U.S.)
+1.610.263.2847 (From outside the U.S.)


Travel Insurance
It is important that you consider enrolling in travel insurance during your flight over to your host country and while you are traveling abroad. Most airlines provide the option to purchase travel insurance when you are booking your ticket. You can also consult sites such as Allianz Global Assistance or Insuremytrip to purchase travel insurance and to read about the benefits.