Global Underwriters travel insurance offers coverage for coronavirus as any new sickness. If it is pre-existing, then it's excluded. That is of the travelers is infected before the plan effective date, the travel insurance will treat it as pre-existing and will not offer coverage for it.
The coronavirus testing would be covered if a medical physician deems it necessary that the insured fits the criteria for the test and the insured is effective on the policy during the time of the testing. The medical expenses would be covered as well during the time of the policy and if the signs and symptoms started during the effective date of the policy and will be paid per the parameters of the policy.
The plan pays 80% up to $5,000 of eligible costs, then 100% to the medical maximum. Additional $250 deductible for each emergency room visit as a result of an Illness is available. The emergency room deductible will be waived if hospital admittance is within 12 hours of the incident.
AM Best Rating: "A" (Excellent)
The Traveler can purchase an optional rider at the time of application. The optional riders provide additional coverage for a minimal charge.
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