Emergency Medical Insurance for Seniors
Short - Term Trips (No medical questionnaire required)
If your trip is not long, you may be eligible for travel emergency medical insurance without medical questions on the application.
RSA Vacation plan, Travelance Travel insurance, Destination Leisure plan do not require medical questionnaire. However, you must meet the eligibility requirements for this policy. This insurance pays for emergency medical expenses relating to your pre-existing medical condition, which has been stable in 90 or 180 day prior to the effective date of the policy (depending on your age and plan selected).
All plans provide worldwide coverage: Cuba, USA, Caribbean, Hawaii, cruises, Dominican Republic, etc.
Single trips. If you are 55 - 74 years of age on the application date and your trip is not longer than 25 days, you can purchase Travel Leisure Plan.
Multi-trip Plans: If you take a few days during one year, you can apply for an 8-day or a 16-day annual multi-trip emergency medical insurance plan.
This insurance provides emergency medical coverage to a maximum of $5 million CAD.
No medical questionnaire is required, however, you must meet the eligibility requirements.
This policy may NOT be purchased as a Top-up to other polices for applicants 55 years old and over.
You must meet the following conditions to be eligible for insurance:
- Be a Canadian resident under age 75; and
- Be covered by the government health insurance plan (GHIP) of your Canadian province/territory of residence for the entire duration of your trip.
You are NOT ELIGIBLE for coverage if you have been diagnosed with or treated for any of the following:
● Traveling against the advice of a physician; or
● Terminal illness; or
● AIDS or HIV, or
● Aneurysm that has not been surgically repaired; or
● Metastatic cancer or cancer of the liver, pancreas or bone; or
● Organ transplant (heart, lung, liver, kidney); or
● Kidney failure requiring dialysis; or
Coverage for pre-existing medical conditions
This policy does not provide benefits for losses or expenses incurred as a result of, in connection with or in any way associated with: Any pre-existing medical condition (other than a minor condition) that was not stable at any time:
- during the 90 days prior to the policy effective date for ages under 60, and
- 180 days prior to the policy effective date for ages 60-74.
Stable or stability: A pre-existing medical condition is considered stable if within the stability period before the policy effective date, there has been:
a) no new treatment or new medication; and
b) no change in treatment or change in medication; and
c) no new symptom or
finding, more frequent symptom or finding, or more severe
d) no new test results or test results showing a deterioration; and
e) no investigations or future
investigations initiated, or recommended for your symptoms;
f) no hospitalization or referral to a specialist (made or recommended).
Pre-existing medical conditions which do not meet the stability requirements above are not covered.
Please refer to the Policy wording for details of the coverage provided, exclusions, limitations, conditions and claim procedure.
If you are eligible for this policy, you can apply ONLINE:
What to do when you got sick or injured
Have your policy confirmation with you at all times. You must notify the Assistance Centre at +1(519) 945-1068 (collect) or 1-833-886-1068 within 24 hours of any emergency medical treatment. Failure to do so will result in your being responsible for 20% of any eligible expenses incurred unless your emergency prevents you from calling.
The emergency phone numbers are shown in your policy confirmation.
The Emergency Medical Assistance provides services 24 hours per day, 7 days a week.
December 02, 2019