Insurance and Medical Evacuation Cost

Medical evacuation alternatively termed as Medevac or Medivac or Medevac, is the transfer of a patient from one medical facility to another facility. It is generally done from Primary care center to a Tertiary care center. 

 This is done when the patient is critically ill or requires medical care only available at higher Medical center or the patient has met with an accident during his or her travel.

An Emergency Medevac is generally done on a small Private Jet with a fully qualified and experienced Medical team with lifesaving equipments.

How Much Does a Medevac Cost?

The cost of a Medevac is dependent on the seriousness of the patient’s condition and the distance that the patient needs to travel. 

Domestic short distance travel can range from $10,000 to $25,000, while international long distance evacuations can cost $50000 or more.

Why is Medical Evacuation Insurance Important?

It is a good idea to know your Health insurance plans before making travel plans, especially  if you are traveling on a Domestic or International destination or to a remote location where access to healthcare is limited.

There are health policies which do provide limited medical with high deductibles for treatment in a foreign country. However, many of the policy do not provide coverage for a medevac, even for a life-threatening situation, leaving the patient high and dry to take care of the large expenses of an expensive medevac. 

We offer Membership plans to Large Corporates

HI Flying - Air Ambulance International provides Medevac Membership plans to Individuals, Families or Large Corporate Groups at a reasonable cost.

If you have any Medical emergency and are away from home about 100 miles, we can help transfer you to a Medical center or Hospital.

Your travel insurance may cover only to the nearest hospital - but we are able to bring you back home.

In case an HI Flying Member becomes ill at a location more than 100 miles from home, requires continued patient care and meets transport criteria, We will arrange medical transport to the Medical facility of your choice at no additional cost and with no preexisting condition exclusions (under age 75), deductibles or claim forms. 

All the members pays is their Membership fee. 

Unlike Travel insurance, HI Flying has no cash limit to the program’s benefits and no restrictions on the amount or type of travel taken. HI Flying does not state that we do international medical evacuation or domestic medical evacuation. We are a Global Medevac company with capabilities to bring you from any corner of the world.

Emergency Air Ambulance Travel

Aircrafts operated by HI Flying - Air Ambulance International are fitted with state-of-the-art medical equipment and are able to operate as flying ICU on a wing. Whether it’s a short-distance medical transport or a long distance international medical transport, all aircrafts are capable of accommodating one critical patient and one family member along with the medical team of MD RN or MD PM or MD RN RT.

Non-Emergency Medical Transport

HI Flying - Air Ambulance International members are transferred without regard to medical need or necessity. This means that as long as the member is hospitalized even if it is not deemed a medical emergency, they can choose to be transferred to another Medical center of their choice near their home country, even if the facility they are in at present is Ok for their treatment.

This is so different to other travel insurance policy. 

All of them require the transfer to be an emergency —otherwise, you will not be able to avail the transport services.  

Take the Stress away of being ill or injured when you travel for a Holiday or on Business.

So experience the freedom to travel to any part of the world and we will have you covered in case of a Medical emergency.

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