Student Health Insurance Plan—Coverage Abroad
Medical charges for covered services incurred in a country outside the United States are reimbursed by the SHIP at 80% of the actual rate billed by the providers of service. All other Plan provisions, including Plan deductibles, apply.
Emergency Travel Assistance Services
Scholastic Emergency Services
877.488.9833 (inside the U.S.)
609.452.8570 (outside the U.S.)
Scholastic Emergency Services Website
For more information, download the Scholastic Emergency Services brochure.
As an active participant in the United Healthcare/Student Resources Student Health Insurance program, you now have access to emergency assistance services when you are traveling 100 miles away from your campus address or outside your country of residence. You can access the Scholastic Emergency Services assistance services 24 hours a day, 365 days a year during your policy effective period. Scholastic Emergency Services provides a wide array of services to assist you in the event of an emergency. Some of the many services include:
Medical Consultation and Evaluation—Your call to the Scholastic Emergency Services Operations Center will be handled by medical personnel who will refer you to qualified doctors and medical facilities.
Medical Monitoring—Scholastic Emergency Services’s medical personnel will stay in regular communication with your attending physician and relay information to you and your family.
Emergency Medical Evacuation—Should adequate medical facilities not be available locally, Scholastic Emergency Services will evacuate you to the nearest medical facility capable of providing you with appropriate care.
Foreign Hospital Admission Guarantee—Scholastic Emergency Services will assist you in gaining access to emergency medical care by validating your health insurance coverage.
Medically Supervised Repatriation—If you require medical assistance upon being discharged from the hospital, Scholastic Emergency Services will make arrangements to get you back to your permanent address or campus location.
Prescription Assistance—If you are traveling and require prescription medication, Scholastic Emergency Services will help you fill that prescription.
Emergency Trauma Counseling—Scholastic Emergency Services will provide online telephonic counseling for emergency situations while traveling.
Personal Assistance Services include
General travel information—Scholastic Emergency Services will provide you with pertinent travel information such as passport and visa requirements, country-specific cultural information and travel advisories.
Transport of a family member—if you are injured or ill while traveling and will be in the hospital for more than 7 days, Scholastic Emergency Services will arrange and pay for economy transportation for a family member or friend to join you.
Legal Assistance—Scholastic Emergency Services will refer you to legal counsel in the event you have been arrested or detained. Scholastic Emergency Services will also notify the consulate/embassy.
Lost Documents/Lost Luggage and Translation assistance—Scholastic Emergency Services will assist you in replacing lost documents such as passports and will assist in the tracking of lost luggage. Additionally, Scholastic Emergency Services provides telephonic translation assistance.
Return of Mortal Remains—Scholastic Emergency Services will render every possible assistance in the event of a death while traveling. This service includes locating a sending funeral home to prepare the remains for transport, procuring required documentation and the necessary shipping container.