Our Gold plan offers the most comprehensive cover and a wealth of health benefits. It’s a great option for people looking to start a family or anyone looking for the highest level of cover.
You have all the essential health benefits available on the Silver plan, including a private room as standard if you’re admitted to hospital, plus cover for dental care and maternity costs, and a cash benefit upon diagnosis of cancer.
As standard, the Gold plan includes:
- Annual benefit limit US$5m
- Hospital costs
- Cancer treatment
- Mental health treatment
- Trips to the doctor
- Pregnancy & childbirth
- Medical evacuations
How does the Gold plan compare?
|Bronze plan||SilverLite plan||Silver plan||Gold plan|
|Annual benefit limit||US$1.5m||US$1.5m||US$2.5m||US$5m|
|Mental health treatment|
|Trips to the doctor||For post-hospital treatment only|
|Pregnancy & childbirth||Cover for complications of pregnancy|
|Learn More||Learn More||Learn More||Get A Quote|
What am I covered for?
Our Gold plan covers you for the below essential benefits:
- Private accommodation
- Pre-admission tests
- Your accommodation costs
- Surgeon, anesthetist & doctor’s fees
- Nursing care
- Drugs & surgical dressings
- Operating theatre charges
- Intensive care
- Pathology, X-rays, scans & diagnostic tests
When people think of health insurance, they tend to think about hospital and hospital treatment. Some insurance providers have their own network of hospitals, which means you can only use the hospitals permitted by your provider. We don’t place any such restrictions on where you receive your medical treatment. This means you’ll always have access to the top-rated hospitals and medical clinics within your area of cover.
- Tests, scans, and cancer drugs
- Genome testing
- Consultations (both as an out-patient and an in-patient)
- Restorative dental treatment following chemotherapy or radiotherapy
- Reconstructive surgery to restore your appearance (that you receive in the 90-day period following your discharge from hospital)
Cancer can affect you anywhere, at any time. We’re committed to providing the strongest benefits to give you the best chance of overcoming cancer. We’ll also cover you for cancer genome testing, which sequences the genes of your cancerous cells to help determine the best course of treatment for you. Finally, cancer is a condition that patients must often learn to live with. So we give you benefits for wigs following chemotherapy, counselling with a psychologist, and consultations with a dietitian.
- In-patient and day-patient treatment
- Specialist mental health consultations
- Specialist mental health medication prescribed by a doctor
There is no telling how the experience of moving to or living in another country can affect someone. Expats are at a higher risk of experiencing mental health issues than people living in their home country. That’s why the Gold plan covers your mental health as well as your physical health.
- Doctor visits & specialist consultations
- Prescribed drugs and dressings
- Diagnostic tests (X-rays, MRI scans, CAT scans)
- Emergency treatment you receive in the emergency ward of a hospital
- Well-being and preventative care
- Chronic condition management
International health insurance isn’t just for serious health issues.What about when you just want to pop to the local doctor’s surgery or the pharmacy? The Gold plan covers you for everyday medical costs, including checks such as blood pressure, diabetes, hearing tests and routine vaccinations. Hormone replacement therapy and traditional Chinese medicine are also covered on the Gold plan.
Pregnancy and childbirth
- Routine maternity care and routine care of newborns
- Childbirth necessitating an emergency surgical procedure
- Complications of pregnancy
- Treatment for congenital conditions or hereditary conditions for newborn babies
- Routine maternity care and routine care of newborns
Our Gold plan offers routine maternity care as standard, making sure both mother and baby are looked after before, during and after childbirth. We hope that your pregnancy runs smoothly and that you and your baby are healthy all the way through. If there is a medical condition that arises because of your pregnancy – either during or afterwards – we’ll normally cover in-patient or day-patient admissions in full.
Emergency medical evacuation
- Emergency medical evacuation
- Access to a 24-hour medical assistance helpline
- Return airfare to your country of residence following your evacuation
- Travel & accommodation expenses of a companion while you’re hospitalised following your emergency
If you have a medical emergency and the treatment that you urgently need isn’t available locally then we will arrange emergency medical evacuation. We’ll evacuate you by road, sea or air if you suffer a life-threatening or limb-threatening condition that requires an immediate hospital treatment that is not possible locally.
Customise your Gold plan with optional add-ons
Make your Gold plan work for you by customising it with our range of optional benefits, including:
1 – 6-month waiting period. 2 – Lifetime limit of one claim. 3 – 12-month waiting period. 4 – 24-month waiting period. 5 – 6-month waiting period. 6 – 10-month waiting period.
Full information on Gold plan coverage, full T&Cs, limitations and exclusions that would apply to your policy can be found in your plan agreement should you decide to purchase a plan. Some benefits are optional, and can be added to your plan using the online quote tool. The information is accurate for health plans starting between 01 January 2023 and 31 December 2023.
Frequently asked questions
What is international health insurance?
Global health insurance (also known as international private medical insurance) gives you access to private healthcare around the world.
While most domestic health plans only cover you in one country, international health plans cover you in multiple (or even all) countries. They’re great for people who live and work abroad, or who spend lots of time travelling. Some international medical plans also include emergency medical evacuation cover so you can access urgent treatment even if it’s not available in your location.
Who do you cover?
You must be under 76 years of age at the commencement date of your plan.
You may apply for cover on behalf of your spouse or partner (provided they are under 76 years of age) and/or on behalf of your unmarried children, provided they are aged less than 18 years old,
or less than 25 years old if in continuous full-time education.
How long does an application take for international health insurance?
It takes less than 3 minutes to fill in our online quote for international health insurance.
Once we have your completed digital application form, it usually takes 2 days to get your plan started.
Our dedicated onboarding team is on hand to help you choose the right plan and guide you through the medical questionnaire.
Do you only provide plans to expats?
In most cases, we can only provide insurance to expats. By expat, we mean people living and working outside of their country of nationality (e.g., a Dutch national living in Taiwan or a Canadian national living in India).
Typically, our members reside permanently in a foreign country. But we can sometimes provide cover to people expecting to spend at least 6 months of the year living or travelling abroad. In certain countries, we can cover people living in the same country that issues their passport. These countries are Botswana, Kenya, Nigeria, Mauritius, Estonia and Malawi.
We can provide plans to people of all nationalities in most countries around the world. You must be under age 76 when your plan starts, and you must be living or working in a country different from your country of nationality.
How can I make a claim?
Making a claim with us is really easy.
If you need to claim for a benefit or treatment for which you must obtain pre-authorisation, you must contact us in advance of starting your treatment and give us all the information we require to assess if your proposed treatment will be eligible for cover under your plan.
If your proposed treatment is eligible for cover, we will pre-authorise all eligible expenses. We will not pay for any treatment costs or expenses that have not been preauthorised by us in advance.
We mean different things to different people
We mean a better healthcare experience for people living and working abroad. We mean financial security for people with futures to safeguard. We mean healthy and happy staff for international businesses. We mean progressive thinking for insurance partners.
But one thing everyone knows us by is the way we work. By putting our members at the heart of everything we do, we’re creating an insurance experience that’s personal, sustainable and transparent.
That’s why we’re the international health insurance partner of choice for many people living and working abroad.