Global Travel Insurance for Employees

UnitedHealthcare Global is FIU’s provider for international travel insurance coverage for current employees and students. Coverage includes the below benefits and enrollment in this plan is completed by obtaining an approved Travel Authorization Request (TAR) in Panthersoft. No separate enrollment is required. This international travel insurance coverage is a free benefit to FIU's employees. 

For questions concerning this insurance coverage benefit, please contact Gitta Montoto, Director, Global Strategy & Faculty Success, and Chair of the International Travel Committee, at


International Travel Insurance Coverage

Medical assistance

  • Emergency medical evacuation and repatriation
  • Prescription assistance
  • Deposit, advance and payment guarantees
  • Medical, dental and pharmacy referrals
  • Dispatch of medicine

Travel assistance

  • Pre-trip information via the UnitedHealthcare Global World-wide Intelligence Center accessible with FIU's group policy ID#
  • Translator and interpreter referral
  • Emergency travel funds assistance
  • Legal consultation and referral
  • Lost or stolen travel documents/luggage assistance


  • 24/7 global monitoring
  • In-house intelligence
  • Special projects and consulting departments
  • Global network of aviation agents
  • Transportation resources
  • Security professional

FIU employees traveling abroad are urged to take the UnitedHealthcare Global ID Card with them. Please click on the image on the right to obtain a copy. 

In case of an emergency, or questions about coverage and benefits, please contact the UnitedHealthcare Global Emergency Response Center 24/7 365 days a year: 

From abroad: +1.410.453.6330
From the U.S. or Canada: 1.800.527.0218