Supplemental International Travel Insurance

Page last updated October 23, 2017

SUPPLEMENTAL INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL INSURANCE

NMSU’s Business and Procedures Manual, section 5c, requires insurance of employees traveling internationally that includes repatriation (Note: kidnap/ransom coverage requirement temporarily suspended on June 14, 2017).  The following two options are available to travelers:

Two Options for Supplemental Insurance

GeoBlue is the more comprehensive policy @ $47.90 for 30 days (GeoBlue does not prorate). This policy is for employees and students; however, All students traveling internationally must purchase the GeoBlue. Employees can choose whether they want GeoBlue or BETA. GeoBlue is processed upon receipt of the travel form by the IBP office and can be charged to departmental index, credit card, or paid via check, money order or cash. BETA can only be purchased with traveler’s personal credit card.

BETA is a basic policy at $23 for 6 mos or $40 for a year, and is for Faculty/Staff only. They can choose whether they want GeoBlue or BETA. As stated above, BETA can only be purchased using traveler’s personal credit card.

Information about both options is available here (NMSU not responsible for accuracy of this information):

     2017-2018 GEOBLUE NMSU MEMBER GUIDE

     2008 BETA INSURANCE BROCHURE

Purchasing the Insurance

GeoBlue is processed by IBP on behalf of Faculty/Staff and students.

BETA can only be purchased for faculty/staff. IBP can provide the link for faculty/staff to purchase BETA insurance. If BETA is purchased by faculty/staff, proof of insurance must be provided to IBP as soon as purchase has been made. IBP can assist with purchase of BETA if requested.
For more information, contact Cindy Garrett at clgarret@nmsu.edu or (575) 646-7041

 

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