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Malaysia Emergency Evacuation Health Insurance

Given the fact that some aspects of Malaysia's healthcare system are still developing, it is easy to see why many insurance providers offer Emergency Evacuation and Repatriation Insurance as an option for their insured.

Due to the remoteness of some areas of Malaysia, the popularity of adventure sports and so much rugged coastline and lush inland jungles to explore, many have decided that Emergency Evacuation Insurance is a good investment in case of the unexpected.

Malaysia Emergency Evacuation Insurance Coverage

This type of coverage will ensure that if an insured is not able to receive adequate medical treatment from a healthcare facility near them at the time of injury or accident, there will be an air ambulance quickly available to transport the ill or injured to a location of medical excellence either inside or outside of Malaysia where necessary treatments can be administered to ensure or restore their good health.

Transport may be accomplished via airplane, helicopter or boat and the cost and sometimes frustrating difficulty of personally arranging transit in an emergency situation should not be underestimated.

Emergency transport in some cases can run into the hundreds of thousands of US dollars, and unfortunately some have been denied transport without prior assurance of funds.

It is important to note that emergency evacuation is not elective by the insured or their family or companions, but the decision to transport the sick or injured insured will usually need to be made by a medical professional or other trained individual.

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To find out which insurers offer emergency evacuation or transport coverage, speak to a Malaysia Health Insurance adviser. We have access to dozens of insurers information and can assist you by answering any questions you may have to help you find the right insurance coverage for your specific situation. Simply complete the information request at the top of this page to speak to an adviser at your convenience, or for instant help, click here.