Summer is here — and that means it’s time for a vacation! Wherever your travels take you, UPMC Health Plan members can rest easy knowing their travel assistance plan is coming along on the journey.
When you’re 100 miles or more away from home, Assist America® connects you and covered family members to doctors, hospitals, pharmacies, and more. You’ll even get assistance while traveling in another country. And the best part? UPMC Health Plan provides Assist America to members at no additional cost!
Connecting is easy. You can contact the Assist America Operations Center 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Trained multilingual and medical personnel are available to advise and assist during any medical emergency that might occur. Services include:
- Medical evaluation and referrals
- Prescription assistance
- Foreign hospital admission assistance
- Emergency message transmission
- Medical repatriation
To print your Assist America card, visit MyHealth OnLine and click the Self-Service Tools link at the top of the page under your name. From the I want to print… menu, select “An Assist America card for an upcoming trip.” Remember to bring the card on your trip — and leave your worries behind.
Learn how you can become a UPMC Health Plan member here.