Education Abroad Health Insurance Policy, Claim Form & Medical and Travel Security Assistance
Every participant on a CU Boulder education abroad program is automatically enrolled in Education Abroad's Travel Accident and Sickness insurance coverage, which is a limited accident and health insurance policy*. Most students are also covered under another insurance policy through their on-site provider (SAS, ISA, SIT, CIEE, etc.), host country or host university. That insurance usually applies first in case of incidents and the Education Abroad insurance serves as a secondary policy.
Since insurance coverage is provided while you are on your program abroad, you may be thinking about dropping your current coverage. We recommend that you maintain Affordable Care Act-compliant health insurance at all times (even during your time out of the country). You should contact your insurance provider with any questions about your specific policy. Education Abroad does not sell insurance or in any way guarantee payment of benefits. Do not make any assumptions about your coverage and maintain coverage at all times while you are in the U.S., before, during, and after your program.
For more details, please read the Accident & Health Insurance section in the CU Boulder Education Abroad Handbook.
To use the Education Abroad insurance, after consulting with on-site staff, you may call International SOS (+1-215-942-8478) for support. International SOS will advise you on your medical or security questions. If costs are incurred while using the Education Abroad insurance, International SOS will work with the insurance company to cover your expenses.
International SOS Medical and Security Assistance: +1-215-942-8478 (collect calls accepted worldwide) – when calling, reference member ID 11BCAS000006.
International SOS 24/7 Travel Assistance Services
- Membership ID Card
- Membership Flyer
- Why Should I Call International SOS?
- Insurance Policy
In the event you sought medical treatment abroad for a minor accident or sickness and paid out of pocket for that treatment, please follow the instructions below to seek reimbursement for your claim:
- Complete your Claim Form
- Save copies of all itemized doctors’ bills and be sure to include proof of payment (receipts)
- Scan and email everything to Global@gallagherstudent.com
* In the event of dismissal, your Education Abroad Travel Accident and Sickness insurance coverage may be cancelled.