Travel Assistance

Macalester provides benefits eligible employees emergency travel assistance through SunLife Financial (Assist America). This coverage is paid for in full for you by Macalester. This service is not insurance, but a worldwide emergency medical service that can provide help in times of crisis.

Benefits include:

  • Medical consultation and evaluation
  • Medical referrals to English-speaking, western-trained physicians
  • Hospital admission guarantee
  • Critical care monitoring
  • Emergency medical evacuations
  • Transportation to return home or to a rehabilitation facility
  • Transport of a friend or relative to join patient (if patient is alone and hospitalized for more than seven days)
  • Transport back home of unattended minor children
  • Prescription assistance
  • Return of mortal remains
  • Legal and interpreter referrals

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