Question and Answer

Will Medicare pay for emergency care in other countries?

Question: 
My husband and I were traveling in Greece when he had a stroke and needed to go to the emergency room. Will Medicare pay for his care?

Answer:
No. Medicare does not cover emergency services in foreign countries, except for care in Canada and Mexico under very specific circumstances.

For more information on this please visit http://www.medicareinteractive.org/page2.php?topic=counselor&page=script&slide_id=339

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