Travel for Lewis-Clark State College business outside the United States needs to be reported to Administrative Services for the traveler to have insurance coverage through the State of Idaho. As soon as you are aware of your planned travel, contact Theresa Chrisman in Administrative Services, at (208) 792-2240 or via email with the following information. Upon receipt of the following information you will receive an foreign travel card.
The Foreign Travel Executive Assistance Plan is designed to assist college employees while traveling in foreign countries on college business and is provided at no cost to the employee or department. The Foreign Travel Program does not provide supplemental health or medical coverage. If you are a college employee injured while traveling on official University business, you are covered through workers’ compensation.
If you are injured during a personal portion of a trip, your personal health insurance coverage applies. Employees should check with their health insurance carrier for more details regarding personal medical coverage during foreign travel.
Foreign Travel liability coverage for college faculty and employees is being provided through ACE USA administered through a policy with the State of Idaho.
This Foreign Travel policy covers college employees anywhere in the world excluding the USA, its territories and possessions, Puerto Rico, and any country or jurisdiction which is subject to trade or economic sanctions imposed by laws and regulations of the USA. For a current list of these jurisdictions or countries, please refer to the U.S. Department of the Treasury (OFAC) website:www.treas.gov/offices/enforcement/ofac/programs/
Please also check with the Department of State for any travel warnings for the country you are about to visit at:www.travel.state.gov/travel/cis_pa_tw/tw/tw_1764.html
Supplemental insurance can also be obtained. The college recommends www.insuremytrip.com. The traveler may be responsible for the cost of this insurance. Check with your Dean and or supervisor. It is at their descretion who pays for supplemental insurance, the college or the traveler.
Worldwide assistance can be reached 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at 800-766-8206 from the USA or Canada or if you are outside the USA or Canada, call collect (202) 659-7777. When you call, please have the following information ready:
Availability of services is subject to the terms and conditions of the policy issued to the employer. Worldwide Assistance makes every effort to refer you to appropriate medical and other providers. They cannot, however, be responsible for the quality of the results of services provided by the the independent providers. Services may be provided by a third party vendor. By requesting assistance, you agree to assign Worldwide Assistance your rights to recover from any responsible insurers any expenses Worldwide Assistance incurs.
Special Notice to Employees Traveling with Family:
Occasionally, family members may choose to accompany a college employee in travel to a foreign destination. Please be advised that your choice to include family members in your travel does not obligate the college to provide health or accident benefits to those family members. Any costs incurred during the course of your travel by any family member, including minor children or children for whom you are a guardian, are the sole responsibility of you or your family member. Please check with your health insurance provider for details regarding coverage for your family members while traveling outside the United States.
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