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Career Missionary Insurance – Long Term Missionary Health Insurance

Career Missionary Insurance

Introduction

Career missionary insurance is necessary for all missionaries who will be residing abroad for an extended duration. Missionary work in a foreign country can be challenging and at the same time very rewarding to those who help to serve the Lord and help the people in need abroad.

Benefits

Long term missionary health insurance should be considered by career missionaries, churches and organizations sending missionaries abroad. A missionary’s regular domestic health insurance may not provide adequate coverage abroad. In fact, those who will be on long term assignments may not even maintain medical coverage back in their home country.

Missionaries often travel to or reside in remote parts of the world where healthcare may be poor and the facilities could be inadequate. In case of a serious illness or injury, medical evacuation to the nearest location where adequate care can be given is necessary and can be a lifesaver.

Missionary health insurance can also provide other benefits such as wellness, maternity, dental, vision and life insurance, in addition to the medical expenses. Some of those benefits are provided as riders at an additional cost and are optional.

Some missionary medical insurance plans will continue to provide you coverage after returning to the home country, as long as the illness initially occurred while overseas. Several missionary health plans cover short trips back home for a vacation, Christmas or Thanksgiving break, for example.

Missionaries will pay for the insurance either out of their pocket, or from the money they raise. If the sending organization provides such insurance, they will typically deduct the amount from the money raised by the missionaries.

Missionary health insurance allows you to choose the deductible from $0 to $5,000 and even more. We recommend choosing a deductible not exceeding $1,000, as the cost of health care is typically lower outside the U.S. and the premium difference is not too high.

All missionaries health insurance plans offered on our web site are insurance plans, and not just a cost-sharing plan. All plans listed on our web site provide high quality coverage and are reasonably priced.

Of course, you should consider purchasing missionaries medical insurance from reputed brokers that specialize in international health insurance, rather than going to your neighborhood agent who may be selling auto, home, life, health and everything else. Also, it is best to buy from a broker that does not sell the insurance from just one company but has various plans from different companies.

Other Considerations

Depending upon your destination, you may also want to look into kidnap, ransom and extortion insurance.

For a group of missionaries traveling to reside abroad, it is better to look into missionary group medical insurance, as it would generally be lower cost and can provide customized benefits.

You can also consider purchasing accidental death and dismemberment insurance, which can provide a high amount of coverage based on your income and other factors.

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Visiting USA?

Healthcare costs are very high in the U.S.

Buy U.S. based visitors insurance and enjoy your trip.

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Traveling abroad?

Did you know that your insurance may not cover you abroad or that it may only provide limited coverage?

Purchase travel medical insurance that includes emergency medical evacuation.

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New immigrant to USA?

You would not be eligible to enroll in Medicare for the first 5 years.

Purchase new immigrant medical insurance to bridge the gap.

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Going on a vacation?

You could lose your non-refundable trip costs if you had to cancel your trip.

Buy a trip cancellation insurance package plan and be worry-free.

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Are you an exchange visitor to USA?

The U.S. Department of State requires all J visa holders to purchase compliant insurance.

Buy J visa medical insurance to meet your requirements.

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Traveling to Europe?

Schengen countries require most non-US citizens to purchase Schengen visa insurance.

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Traveling frequently throughout the year?

You don’t need to purchase travel insurance for every trip.

Purchase annual multi trip travel insurance for your travels.

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International student in the U.S.?

Most schools require international students to purchase health insurance.

Purchase international student health insurance that meets most school requirements.

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