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University Insurance Program

Foreign Travel Liability Insurance Program

For the General Requirements to Purchase and Obtain Foreign Travel Liability Insurance, please see the Administrative Guideline on the Foreign Travel Liability Insurance Program.

The Foreign Travel Liability Program (FTLIP) provides the following excess coverage during travel in a foreign country:

  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment $100,000
  • Emergency Medical Benefit Employee/Student $10,000
  • Emergency Medical Evacuation 100% of Covered Expense
  • Repatriation 100% of Covered Expense
  • Primary Medical Expense $250,000 Employee/Student, $50,000 Spouse/Dependent
    • Preexisting Conditions $1,000 Maximum
    • Dental Treatment $1,000 Maximum —Injury Only ($500 per policy term—Alleviation of Pain)
    • Emergency Medical Treatment of Pregnancy $2,000 Maximum
  • Emergency Reunion
    • $5,000 Benefit Maximum
    • $300 Daily Benefit Maximum (10 Days Maximum Number of Days)
  • Trip Cancellation $2,500 Benefit Maximum (Reimbursement of non-refundable covered expenses paid for trip up to Benefit Maximum if prevent from taking trip as a result of documented injury, sickness, or death)
  • Trip Interruption Benefit $2,500 Benefit Maximum (Reimbursement of cost for one-way economy air or ground transportation ticket, up to benefit maximum, if participant’s trip is interrupted as a result of a documented death of a family member or unforeseen injury or sickness of participant’s family member)

FTLIP also provides critical coverage for other uninsured exposures for the University including primary general liability, contingent automobile liability, employers responsibility coverage voluntary compensation, employers liability, primary and workers’ compensation for faculty and staff.

Note that additional premiums apply for high-hazardous/war risk countries or trips for more than 30 days. Please contact the Campus Risk Manager for quote requests for details.

FTLIP also includes the following travel services:

Assistance Services
Provides for emergency medical, travel, personal and security services 24-hour coverage, from the time the participant leaves until they return
Pre-departure Information
Immunizations, medical exams and treatment, visa requirements, weather and travel hazards
Insurance Coordination
Coordination of insurance and medical forms
Evacuation and Repatriation
Coordination of emergency medical evacuation and repatriation
Travel Medical Emergency Services
Assistance in obtaining local medical care, monitor quality and cost of hospital treatment, confirm travel medical expense insurance, guarantee payments to providers, and maintenance of contact between personal and local physicians
Legal Assistance
Coordinate assistance from local attorneys, embassies, and consulates, and maintain communication with family of student

FTLIP is provided as a package insurance program, including all coverage and services for a premium based upon factors including travel destination, number of participants, number of days of travel and activities during travel. The Procedure for Procurement (Purchasing) of FTLIP Insurance is available at: [Procedure Link]

In addition to the FTLIP Insurance Program, Program faculty/staff are responsible to ensure that the following documents are completed and distributed as required by CSU regulations and CSU Long Beach processes:

Release of Liability
Department or area shall forward the original to the Office of Risk Management to keep an electronic copy for a minimum of one (1) year from the end date of travel
Voluntary Medical Disclosure and Assumption of Risk
Original is to be kept by the department or area and a confidential copy is kept for the duration of the travel by the responsible participating faculty or staff member. This copy is to be shredded upon completion of the travel. The original needs to be kept for one year after the completion of the travel.
FTLIP Participant List
Original or electronic copy is sent to the Office of Risk Management per the terms of the Administrative Guideline and a confidential copy is kept for the duration of the travel by the responsible participating faculty or staff member. This copy is to be shredded upon completion of the travel.

Once travel is approved and FTLIP insurance is purchased, the Office of Risk Management will provide Travel Assist Cards. The responsible participating faculty or staff member will distribute the travel assist card to the participants prior to travel.

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