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What are the ways international health insurance makes sense for seniors?

When the 9-5 working world is behind you, you’ll finally have the time to enjoy your family, take up the hobbies you’ve been thinking about, and travel wherever and whenever you want. As you set out exploring new horizons, you deserve to enjoy the peace of mind that comes from knowing you have access to the best medicine in the world whenever you need it.

Allow us to present 3 reasons why international health insurance is an ideal option for this next chapter of your life.

Costs for medical care and medications are on the rise

Globally, medical costs have risen, and medical staff shortages are causing public healthcare systems to face growing challenges. This all results in a slowdown in your access to care and health services.

At the same time, medical science is making astounding advances, making specialized medicines and groundbreaking treatments available – though not equally across the globe.

VUMI® international insurance gives you access to some of the world’s top hospitals and advanced treatments. It also gives you coverage that includes hospitalization, intensive care, organ transplants, surgeries at the medical center of your choice, nursing care at home, and so much more. And, you won’t have to worry about a negative impact on your family’s finances or the hassle of dealing with endless paperwork.

As medical advances keep us living longer, it’s critically important to do the routine care that keeps us healthy

Life expectancy worldwide has increased. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), in the 1950’s, life expectancy at birth in the Americas was 56 years. It’s projected that in 2048, that number will increase to 81 years.

It’s no secret our bodies are machines that wear out over time. Living longer means more dedication to staying healthy. According to the WHO, by 2048, 90% of deaths in the Americas will be due to chronic diseases, including heart disease, cancer and diabetes.

A healthy lifestyle includes routine medical appointments that help prevent illnesses, or catch diseases in early, “treatable” stages. It is absolutely necessary to have access to quality health services and be able to schedule appointments in a timely manner.

A VUMI® plan allows you to access doctors and specialists in your country and worldwide, according to your needs and the complexities of your condition.

You’ll have access to specialized treatments unique in the world

International health insurance such as VUMI® makes borders disappear. It gives you direct access to more than 7,000 top hospitals in more than 100 countries. The network includes prestigious hospitals such as the Cleveland Clinic and Johns Hopkins Hospital in the U.S., and the Clínica Universidad de Navarra in Spain, considered the most reputable private hospital in Spain and one of the top medical centers in the world. The Clinica Universidad de Navarra is making medical news in several areas, including their innovative treatment for complex cardiac arrhythmia.

VUMI® insureds also benefit from our VIP Second Medical Opinion service, which convenes a panel of international experts who review your case and present their opinion for diagnosis and treatment.

What can I do if I am no longer eligible for international health insurance because of my age?

With VUMI®, you have nothing to worry about. In addition to our various plans that feature an age limit of 75 to apply for coverage, we offer our Senior VIP plan, whose age range to apply for is between 60 and 90 years of age.

If you want to know more about this plan, click here or contact your insurance agent.

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