International Health Cover
In the event that a policy holder cannot be effectively treated in the country of residence or work, Buphe provides the costs of evacuations (round trip), hospitalisation abroad, as well as the repatriation of mortal remains in case of death abroad.
This product is tailored to address the need of specific segment of the market, which is the citizen of a country with a need of an advanced medical care outside his/her country.
There are various reasons for requesting advanced medical care outside the country origin and these can be summarised as:
- Lack of adequate healthcare system in the country of origin;
- Lack of skilled Medical Personnel and Technologies;
- Existence of long waiting period for specific procedures; and
- High cost of medical services at certain countries even though the services are available.
Medical Evacuation addresses above needs, with cover outside the country of residence with option of repatriation.