THAILAND: Medical Travel Complications Insurance Launched

  Tags: Asia, BANGKOK, Thailand

 Episodes Medical Travel Insurance offers travellers protection against certain risks of surgery along with safeguards against medical emergencies, lost luggage and trip delays. It can be bought online or on arrival in Thailand. There are two parts to the cover, travel insurance and treatment insurance. LMG Insurance and Liberty International Insurance underwrite the cover, and the in-country assistance is by Mondial Assistance (Thailand).

Episodes is two policies, one is travel insurance and the other is cover for complications. Bumrungrad International,Bangkok Hospital, Medical Travel Quality Alliance and Mondial helped with the development. It is not the first global insurance covering the two areas, but is the only one tailored to a specific country destination.

It covers medical tourists for complications of surgery and anaesthesia, cardiopulmonary events or post-operative complications that may occur during an episode of care even after they return home. Medical tourists may buy only complications insurance or complete medical travel coverage.

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