Routine tests

Spring 2017 CSANews Issue 102  |   Posted date : Mar 13, 2017.Back to list

Bird talk - Le Jaseur
If a person requires routine tests, for example blood work or an ECG that is not an emergency while they are in the U.S., how is that arranged and paid for?


Laurel Pettigrew
Cochrane, AB

Response:
Ed: No travel insurance policy covers non-emergency treatment or routine care for a chronic condition that requires monitoring. You would have to pay for it yourself and then get reimbursement from the Alberta Health Plan. They might pay 5-10% of the cost.

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