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CoverAmerica - Gold Plan is a direct pay plan,which means if an eligible claim is made will the provider directly get paid by the insurer? or its a re imbursement mode plan,where the patient pays the money upfront and then have to claim the money ?

Sayak, 03 Mar 2018

Like all travel insurance policies, the billing process is at the discretion of the provider. It depends on the billing practices of the provider the insured person chooses to visit. Usually for bigger medical situations (like hospitalization, surgery, etc.), providers tend to charge the insurance companies directly. For smaller situations, like doctor’s consultations, they sometimes ask the insured person for upfront payment first, which can be reimbursed. For claims to be processed, the insured person would need to send in the claimant information form and the bills (if they have to pay up front) to the insurance company. You can find out more about the claim process here.


The PPO Network for the CoverAmeria - Gold Plan is United Health Care. It is one of the most extensive PPO networks in the USA, and it is easy to find providers anywhere in the country. For more information, please feel free to call us at 1.866.384.9104 or email us at

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