Greening Up Your Travel Insurance

A new trend that is sweeping the international travel industry is green insurance. What it means is a small addition to the price of the travel insurance policy. That money will be used to offset the carbon footprint of your travel. The money usually goes to an organization or people who are working toward reducing carbon emissions. Green travel insurance does not insure anything in the real sense of the term. It is a fixed cost added to the cost of your travel insurance policy. Several companies offer green insurance options, but its actual efficacy and logic are questioned by […]

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Insurance is All About the UCR, You See!

Every insurance policy�be it travel medical insurance, sports insurance, car insurance, or visitor health insurance�has a clause on UC&R fees, which stands for usual, customary, and reasonable fees. The policy usually covers charges that fall under established UCR limits. What are these fees? These fees are set by insurance companies. In the context of travel medical insurance, for example, usual fee refers to the fees charged by a doctor for the specific treatment. The customary fee, as the name implies, is the fee determined by the international health insurance plan administrator, and fixes the maximum allowable benefit for that treatment. […]

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Bankruptcy and health care

The uninsured individuals always encounter the risk of going bankrupt due to sudden huge medical expenses incurred due to unforeseen illnesses and serious health disorders. Medical incidents are very expensive and always on the rise especially if you live a state with high cost of living. With health care expenses skyrocketing every year it is nearly impossible for an average working class individual to bear the expenses out of his own personal pocket. In the past years, American families going bankrupt due to not purchasing a suitable health insurance plan has been very common. These families ignore the fact that […]

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Travel Insurance Coverage Amount

People have to travel for business as well as for vacation. However, one gets exposed to a lot of risks while traveling. Accidents happen unexpectedly, and therefore you will never be able to anticipate it. This is the reason for which travel health insurance is of great importance. It provides high service excellence, and international coverage besides offering you value for your money. It is always advisable that you keep yourself protected instead of crying later over split milk. Spending on your international travel insurance might seem like an added financial burden. But consider this fact that when you have […]

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Finding the Best Travel Insurance Providers

As an international traveler, it is very important to avail travel medical insurance to cover important travel risks like baggage loss, theft of cash or ATM card, evacuation or medical emergencies and many other travel risks which would put you into a lot of risk. It is very important that you choose a credible insurance provider among the vast choices available in the insurance segment. Most of the travelers carry wrong assumptions that the travel insurance can be availed only from travel agencies. The fact is that you have other sources apart from these agencies to purchase a suitable plan. […]

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With Improved Search Technology & New Publications, EIN News Has Business & Industry Covered

With Improved Search Technology & New Publications, EIN News Has Business & Industry Covered /EIN News/ Industry professionals rely on EIN News to keep them informed of the latest worldwide news that impacts their business. In addition to expanding its service to cover more industries EIN News has also refined its news-gathering technology to deliver the most relevant news from more than 5,000 global news sites. Sign up for a free trial to test-drive any of our new publications, including: Geothermal Power News Today Global Warming News Today International Development News Today Power Plants News Today Textile Industry Today Tobacco […]

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Patients Flocking Turkey for Low Cost Medical Treatment

(EMAILWIRE.COM, May 12, 2009 ) New Delhi, India – According to our new research report titled Emerging Medical Tourism in Turkey, the medical tourism market is forecasted to grow at a CAGR of over 50% between 2009 and 2013 on the back of low cost of treatment and improved healthcare infrastructure. Turkey is gaining the reputation of providing excellent medical and healthcare services in many fields, including cosmetic and plastic surgery, cardiac procedures, vision, orthopedics, dentistry and many more. A Senior Research Analyst at RNCOS says that one of the major driving forces for the Turkish medical tourism industry is […]

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Euro Holds Up Better Than Expected, Says Dr. Joe Duarte

May 11, 2009 (FinancialWire) Dr. Joe Duarte recently noted: The Currency Euroshares (NYSE: FXE) ETF is holding up quite well despite evidence that the European economy is far from any sustainable recovery. Duarte added: Currencies mirror the economic and political health of their country or region. Weakness in one or both of these variables usually leads to a weak currency. Yet, the euro, despite a weak economy is not falling out of bed, especially with regard to the U.S. dollar. Meanwhile, the dollar, which reflects the state of the U.S. economy and its political health, is weakening, despite a popular […]

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Ternian(R) Expands Voluntary Benefits Portfolio with Three New Limited-Benefit Health Insurance …

Phoenix, Arizona (MMD Newswire) May 7, 2009 – Ternian Insurance Group LLC is pleased to announce the launch of their new limited-benefit health insurance plans. The plans are designed to provide affordable, minor-medical insurance coverage to working Americans, association members, and individuals. The expanded program complements and enhances Ternian’s existing portfolio of Direct Voluntary Benefits. While the insurance industry has seen many new entrants in limited-benefit health insurance plans (sometimes referred to as mini-meds), Ternian’s footprint in the marketplace is deep rooted. The founders of Ternian have dedicated over 20 years in the marketplace. They helped pioneer the concept of […]

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What is financial default coverage?

The Financial Default protection benefit is part of the Trip Cancellation/Interruption benefit. Financial default coverage applies if the airline, cruise line, or tour operator goes out of business and you are unable to travel or suffer financial loss. In order for this coverage to apply, coverage must be purchased within 7 – 21 days (depends on company) of the initial deposit. After determining if you qualify for the benefit, some of the plans have 7-14 day waiting period before the benefit would become effective. Additionally, this benefit would be only available if the airline, cruise line or tour operator was […]

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