William Russell have announced that they have enhanced their Global Health Essential plan range to provide affordable cover in over 180 countries worldwide.
Global Health Essential is designed for people who want value-for-money cover for the essential, expensive elements of health insurance like hospitalisation, out-patient treatment and emergency evacuation.
Global Health Essential offers worldwide cover, excluding the USA, Canada and the Caribbean. Cover is restricted to accident and emergency treatment in all EU countries, Australia, New Zealand and Orchid countries (including China, Hong Kong, Japan, Macau, Singapore and Taiwan).
There are two optional plans that can be added:
Global Travel provides personal accident, baggage, cancellation and curtailment, winter sports cover and much more
Global Accident pays a lump sum benefit for an accident which results in your death or disablement
International health insurance: News update: February 2008