Medical Evacuation and Repatriation - SHIP

Medical Evacuation Benefit

The University of Iowa SHIP will cover medical evacuation services in the event of illness or injury to students if necessary and adequate medical care cannot be provided at the location when the illness or injury occurs.

Medical evacuation benefits cover expenses to the nearest appropriate medical facility. Precertification of medical evacuation services is required.

Repatriation Benefit

Repatriation benefits cover expenses incurred in returning the body to the person's place of residence in his or her home country including, but not limited to, the cost of embalming, the coffin, and transportation of the body.