What about emergency medical evacuations? According to the US State Department, very few health insurance companies will
pay for a medical evacuation back to the United States, which can easily cost
up to $100,000, or even more, depending on your condition and location.
Travel smart In addition to seeking proper medical protection, travelers can also reduce health risks by learning about destination-specific medical concerns, including required vaccinations.
The US State Department is a helpful resource. The US Federal Consumer Action Handbook also provides travel insurance recommendations for travelers (Source: USAGov in Technology Transformation Service, General Services Administration).