Nothing like a nice relaxing vacation, plane tickets, check hotel, check healthcare coverage while traveling, whether you're jet-setting around the world or headed on a road trip across state lines, knowing how to find a doctor and use your health plan while traveling is really important in case someone gets sick or hurt. Here's what you need to know for your next trip.
Tip number one, never leave home without it, your ID card, that is some countries won't treat you without one.
Tip number two, if you're just visiting another state and need medical care you can use anthems live health online, anytime just connect with a local doctor for a video chat and get your prescriptions at the nearest pharmacy.
Tip number three, when going abroad make sure you visit medical centers with high-quality care and cleanliness, you can easily find the best facilities online at WWF.embassy.gov, even developing countries have Western standard health care.
Tip number four, if you have a medical emergency always go to a hospital first, then call our Member Services using the number on your card, will walk you through everything like the scouts, say always be prepared planning ahead can make getting treatment easier and safer while traveling.
Let's recap before you leave, it can't hurt to look up the nearest in-network hospital and doctor, and don't forget to take along enough medications for your entire trip, and pack your ID card. If you have any questions you can call the number on your card, and remember you can also access your ID card and other plan information on our app available on iTunes and Google Play.