International Medical Evacuation

UC Student Health Insurance Plan

The University of California Student Health Insurance Plan (UC SHIP) provides travel benefits through Bluecard PPO for all enrollees. Bluecard PPO provides short-term insurance coverage up to 12 months with 24-hour telephone access to health providers, assistance with emergency care and evacuation if needed, on-line access to services and country-specific health advisories, among other benefits.

Evacuation Coverage

Bluecard PPO will arrange and pay for ordinary and necessary expense of air and/or surface transportation, medical care during transportation, communications and all usual and customary ancillary charges incurred in moving and transporting a Member to the nearest hospital where appropriate medical care is available, which may be a location other than the Member’s Home Country. Bluecard PPO will also arrange and pay for the reasonable and necessary cost for airfare for the Member to return to his/her Home Country.

UC Business Travel Insurance Program

The UC Business Travel Insurance Program is available at no cost to any student traveling on University business. Click here for more information and to register a trip.