Visitor to Canada Emergency Medical Insurance FAQs

This summary of benefits merely provides you with an overview. This insurance is designed to cover losses arising from sudden and unforeseeable circumstances.It is very important that you read and understand the terms of your policy as the coverage contains provisions relating to eligibility, pre-existing conditions, limitations, and exclusions.

Q: What are some benefits of emergency medical insurance?

  • 1) Services of physician, surgeon, anesthetist.
  • 2) Diagnostics, lab tests and/or x-rays.
  • 3) Licensed local air, land and/or sea ambulance to the nearest hospital.
  • 4) Private duty services of a registered graduate nurse up to $10,000.

Q: Option 1

  • 1) Drugs or Medications Up to $500 not exceeding a one-month supply.
  • 2) Professional Services Physiotherapist, chiropractor, chiropodist, osteopath, podiatrist when ordered by the attending physician.
  • 3) Up to $500 per practitioner for outpatient treatment.
  • 4) Emergency Air Transportation / Return home When pre-approved by Select Care Transportation of Family Up to $3,000 to transport one family member or close friend and up to $1,000 for meals and accommodation
  • Follow-up Visits Up to $3,000 for follow-up visits

Q: Option 1

  • 1) Drugs or Medications Up to $500 not exceeding a one-month supply.
  • 2) Professional Services Physiotherapist, chiropractor, chiropodist, osteopath, podiatrist when ordered by the attending physician.
  • 3) Up to $500 per practitioner for outpatient treatment.
  • 4) Emergency Air Transportation / Return home When pre-approved by Select Care Transportation of Family Up to $3,000 to transport one family member or close friend and up to $1,000 for meals and accommodation
  • Follow-up Visits Up to $3,000 for follow-up visits

Q: Option 2

  • 1) Emergency Return Home Up to $3,000 for the additional cost of one-way economy transportation Return of Deceased Up to $10,000 for the return of remains or up to $4,000 for cremation or burial at the place of death
  • 2) Accidental Death & Dismemberment Up to the maximum sum insured not to exceed $150,000 for loss of life, limb or sight resulting from an accidental injury
  • 3) Flight Accident Up to a maximum sum insured of $50,000

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