Category Archives: International Health Insurance

HTH Introduces Global Doctor Search Via Smart Phones

HTH Worldwide has developed a new suite of global medical assistance tools for mobile communication devices, enabling international travelers to find highly qualified physicians and to translate key medical terminology all around the world. Producing precise results with a few simple clicks, HTH Mobile Health(SM) serves the rapidly increasing ranks of world travelers relying on their [...]

Travel Scam published an article about the Top 10 Worst Travel Scams. One scam we found particularly interesting is listed below: The Trojan Horse Scam Tour guide, Ann Lombardi of the Trip Chicks, says she “recently watched a schemer in action in Frankfurt Germany train station” perform the classic hollow suitcase with rollers and frame trick, [...]

Pre-existing Conditions

Q. There has been lots of talk lately in the Health Care Reform debate about pre-existing conditions.  What exactly IS a pre-existing medical condition and do international health insurance companies cover them? A. International health insurance plans are very similar to private health insurance plans in the U.S. regarding pre-existing conditions. That is, serious conditions [...]

Health Care Reform and International Health Insurance

Q. How does the new health care reform law affect the international health insurance plans used by U.S. expats? A. The new Health Reform laws will make major changes to the health insurance industry in the U.S.  However, it is important to know that these changes will not affect U.S. citizens living / traveling abroad.  [...]

Health Care Reform and Children with Pre-existing Conditions

Q: Once the health reforms kick in which mandate that children cannot be denied for preexisting conditions and/or children up the age of 26 can be covered on their parent’s plan, will kids with pre-existing medical conditions be eligible for coverage? A: The fact is that it’s too early to tell exactly in black and white [...]

How Health Care Reform Affects International Health Insurance Plans for Expats

I have created this blog to provide timely updates on new developments regarding Health Care Reform in the US and how it affects International Health Insurance Plans for expats of any nationality. Many of my clients have asked me recently what will happen to their International Health Insurance coverage as a result of the Health Care [...]