Information On The Coronavirus

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  • Travel Assistance Program

    As an enrollee in The New School's Basic Life Insurance plan provided by The Standard Life Insurance Company of New York, you, your spouse or domestic partner, and/or dependent child(ren) are eligible for the FrontierMEDEX Travel Assistance Program (PDF). This program provides free, travel-related assistance when traveling more than 100 miles from home or internationally for up to 180 days. The services available through the program include:

    • Pre-trip assistance: Passport, visa, weather and currency exchange information
    • Medical assistance services: locating medical care providers and interpreter services.
    • Travel assistance services: emergency ticket, credit card, passport replacement services
    • Legal Assistance: locating an attorney or consular officer
    • Emergency transportation services: arranging/paying for evacuation to a nearby medical facility, and medically-necessary repatriation to the employee's home
    • Personal security services: evacuation services in case of weather, health, environmental, or political/social situations

    Once you are covered by the Basic Life Insurance Plan you and your eligible dependents will automatically be eligible for the benefits provided by this program. No separate enrollment is necessary.

    The New School's FrontierMEDEX group number is 9061.

    For more information FrontierMEDEX may be reached at: