As you travel, be sure that you share each other’s ID card. If there were a medical emergency, the patient may not be able to speak with an admission’s person, whether that be at a hospital, urgent care, or other type of medical treatment facility and it would be nice if your travel companion had this shared information.
Another reason to really take a look at this link is to know how to use your insurance to the best of your advantage when outside of your home area. Most of our home care is done by scheduled appointments. We know our providers, our facilities and we know how our “in-network” benefits work. But, away from our home environment, they could work differently. Please know how to use your Blue Card.
This would also cover you outside the United States, as you will see at the bottom of the page.