Faculty and staff covered by Montana University System (MUS) Benefits Plan are provided health insurance through Allegiance Managed Care, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Montana, or Pacific Source Managed Care that all apply internationally.
Participants may need to pay for medical expenses up front and seek reimbursement from their respective insurance company. Faculty and staff covered by MUS Benefits Plan are also provided with medical evacuation and repatriation insurance free of charge though UnitedHealthCare Global Assistance services.
This coverage includes assistance with security situations, however political/security/natural disaster evacuation is not a covered benefit. Please visit the MUS Insurance website and click on the “Travel Assist Brochure" for more information and to download a card with a number to call in case of emergency. If you will be out of the country for longer than 90 days, complete the form on their website to ensure coverage.
Faculty and staff not covered by MUS benefits must purchase international insurance coverage from GeoBlue Worldwide Insurance Services which is the University of Montana’s authorized vendor. This policy includes coverage for medical expenses as well as coverage for medical, political & security, and natural disaster evacuation. Please view the policy description. The cost is $11.95/week. Effective May 1, 2018, the price will increase to $12.20/week.
To enroll, please complete your travel registration and contact Global Engagement Education Abroad at email@example.com or 243-2278 to submit payment and verify coverage dates. Faculty and staff covered by MUS benefits may also want to consider supplementing their MUS benefits with the GeoBlue policy.
If you have questions about your MUS benefits, please contact the Benefits Specialist in Human Resource Services at 243-4238, firstname.lastname@example.org