Bird Talk Question
Posted date : Sep 21, 2020.
Mr. Quigley says that Medipac will cover policy holders for COVID-19 this winter and is encouraging us to purchase coverage through their Early Bird program. However, the Canadian government currently has a travel advisory to most countries in the world and there is no saying when that will be removed. My current Medipac coverage specifically states that the policy won’t cover claims incurred in a country where there is a travel advisory. Is Medipac modifying their policy so that we can travel to Florida even if there is still a travel advisory in effect to the U.S. this winter?
Ed.: When the COVID-19 travel advisory was first published, we sent a note to all of our clients stating that Medipac would be covering all COVID-19 claims while they were away. Our Early Bird plan does include coverage for COVID-19, in spite of the travel advisory clause, and the surrounding materials confirmed that. Our main season policy has been rewritten so that it is now very clear.