Caribbean Vacation Turns Disaster When Husband and Wife End Up In Same Hospital.
“I was on vacation in Mexico when I broke my knee and they took me to the hospital. The next morning when they wheeled another gurney next to me, who was the patient? My husband!”
EA+ Helps You Handle Emergencies
Broken bones, chest pains, bad flu, bad fall – You don’t have to face an emergency alone. You don’t have to fumble through a foreign-language Yellow Pages late at night. You don’t have to worry about who will take care of the children or grandkids.
EA+ steps in with more than 20 emergency and medical services, so you can focus on your recovery, not on lining up second opinions or flying a loved one home or covering all the costs.
Here’s a summary of how EA+ will help you.
Medical Specialist Sent To You if you cannot be moved and local treatment is unavailable, or your condition can’t be evaluated by phone.
Transportation Home after hospitalization, to help you recuperate in the privacy of your own home or – if medically necessary – in a health care facility nearby.
Emergency Medical Monitoring by an EA+ medical expert to make sure you get the best care in a medical emergency.
Unlimited Cash Advance against a valid credit card for Medical Payments paid directly to the hospital or physician to keep your medical care going.
Prescription Replacement Assistance if your medications are lost or stolen.
Up to $200.00 for Emergency Local Ground Ambulance Transportation if you are transported while away from home.
24-Hour Doctor/ER/Dentist/Attorney Locator Service to help you quickly find the professional help you need – across the country or around the world.
Emergency Medication, Blood, and Vaccine Transfers coordinated through EA+ if needed.
Hotel Room Arrangements for Recuperation if you need help finding somewhere to stay before or after a hospital stay.
ASSISTANCE FOR COMPANIONS
One Round-Trip Economy Class Airline Ticket to bring a loved one to your bedside if you’re traveling alone and must stay in a hospital for more than 7 days.
Airfare Home for Dependent Children or Grandchildren who are left unattended if you’re unable to care for them due to injury or illness during your trip.
Toll-Free Emergency Message Relay that keeps you, your family, and/or your physician “in the loop” on your medical care.
Pet Care and Return Home Assistance if you’re traveling with a pet and cannot care for them due to an accident or illness.
Ticket Home for a Traveling Companion if you’re evacuated or pass away while on your trip.
Return of your Vehicle if you can’t drive back home due to illness or injury and your companion can’t drive either.
No Limit Emergency Cash Transfer Assistance (against a valid credit card) if you lose your cash, credit cards, or traveler’s checks or discover they’ve been stolen.
Lost Luggage Assistance by knowledgeable experts to help track down lost luggage, personal items, or documents.
Document Replacement Assistance if your passport, driver’s license, birth certificate, or other documents are lost or stolen during your trip.
Language Interpretation Service if you’re traveling in a foreign country and need multi-lingual help in an emergency. (Offered through a special “collect” phone number, this valuable service doesn’t cost you a cent.)
Return of Deceased Remains Services to bring your body home if you pass away while traveling.