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Medjetassist Rolls Out Horizon, New Membership Upgrade; Air Medical Transport Program Now Includes Security & Crisis Response Services

July 23, 2015 Insurance No Comments Email Email

MedjetAssist, a world leader in global air medical transport membership programs, today announced the launch of its newest membership upgrade option: Horizon. For three decades, Medjet has been providing leisure and business travelers with peace of mind should a medical emergency strike when more than 150 miles away from home.  Now, for an additional $139 per year, members can gain elevated access to an unprecedented suite of additional security, health and travel services.

“The world is changing and so are our members’ needs as they take on more active global pursuits,” said Roy Berger, president and CEO of MedjetAssist.  “We’ve long recognized this growing request for supplemental crisis, security and consulting services and have a new product to answer the demand.  Horizon is a new standard in travel protection with the broadest range of services we have ever offered.”

Medjet is world-renowned for its medical repatriation services, transporting hospitalized members more than 150 miles from home from anywhere in the world to their home country hospital of choice.  There are no health restrictions for travelers under age 75, co-pays or cost limitations. Membership also includes personal travel concierge benefits like free legal and medical referrals, telephone interpretation, emergency message relay to family and friends, and information on visa, passport and immunization requirements for travel to foreign countries.

Now, with the new Horizon upgrade, extra benefits include:


In partnership with FocusPoint International, Horizon members receive the benefits of Crisis Assistance Plus™ (CAP), a travel assistance membership program, powered by FocusPoint International.  CAP provides assistance for a wide range of crises that directly impact or has the potential to impact a Horizon member during travel.  This includes on-demand access to a dedicated 24/7 crisis response center with veteran security experts who can advise and coordinate necessary emergency services in relation to a political threat, violent crime, terrorism, hijack, disappearance, blackmail or extortion, wrongful detention, or kidnap for ransom.


If a Horizon member is hospitalized less than 150 miles from home, Medjet will arrange ground transfer back to the member’s home hospital of choice within that radius at no additional charge.  Service includes both advanced life support and critical care ground transfer services.


An exclusive service for Horizon members up to age 75, should required care only be found at a specialty hospital more than 150 miles away from their home hospital, Medjet will arrange air medical transfer to that hospital at no additional cost.


As a pre-trip planning tool, Horizon members can create personalized travel advisories and access research to over 260 countries and cities. Government warnings, health and medical requirements, local laws and customs, and visa and passport requirements are available. The benefit also provides eAlerts for events that could affect travel plans or safety before and during travel.


As many foreign hospitals require payment in full prior to treatment, Horizon members have access to up to a $50,000 cash advance in the event of a medical emergency.

Annual Medjet memberships with Horizon start at $409 for an individual membership and $534 for a family membership.  For more information or to sign up, visit www.medjethorizon.com, call 800-527-7478 or contact your local travel agent. 

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