Tulane provides health care coverage to benefits-eligible participants and their dependents while traveling outside the network area, whether in the United States or in a foreign country. Please see your insurance provider's section below for more information.
Coverage under Blue Cross Blue Shield is limited to emergency care only.
The Expatriate plan is for those employees living and working internationally for an extended period of time (six months or longer). Aetna’s World Traveler Plan is for those traveling outside of their home country for a maximum of 180 days (even if they are coming back to the US).
Dental coverage is available but care outside the U.S. is considered out-of-network according to the plan. Also, receipts and services must be submitted in English
EyeMed coverage is available but care outside the U.S. is considered out-of-network according to the plan. Also, receipts and services must be submitted in English.
Business Travel Accident Plan offered by Chubb (The BTA) is for those traveling internationally for an undisclosed period of time, with limited medical and evacuation benefits. This plan covers you at 5X your annual salary up to $500,000.
Emergency evacuation services for medical, disaster and security events are provided by Global Rescue and managed through the Office of Enterprise Risk Services. This is not medical/healthcare insurance. For more information, contact the Office of Enterprise Risk Services at 504-865-5653 or visit https://grid.globalrescue.com/portal/tulane/index.html Additional information on registering with Global Rescue can be found on the Enterprise Risk Services website at http://www2.tulane.edu/counsel/oirm/foreign-travel-information.cfm under Section II.
Employees and dependents do not have to be enrolled in Tulane’s health plans to utilize the benefits with Aetna’s World Traveler, Chubbs Business Travel, or Global Rescue plans .
|Emergency Health Services: Blue Cross Blue Shield||Shared cost - Employee & Tulane|
|Business Travel: Aetna World Traveler Plan||Paid by Tulane|
|Dental Services: Delta Dental||Paid by Employee|
|Vision Services: EyeMed Vision Insurance||Paid by Employee|
|Life/AD &D Coverage: Chubbs Business Travel||Paid by Tulane|
|Emergency Evacuation Services: Global Rescue||Paid by Tulane|