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We get many questions about insurance in Mexico. Many people do not realize that their health benefits in the USA and Canada do not cover Air Evacuation back home.
A few years ago, I was involved in handling an air evacuation in Loreto. The Canadian man had heart difficulties and it was best to have him air evacuated. The insurance company, doctors, and local clinic were all excellent and very helpful. From the time the order was given it was 2 hours and a fully staffed air ambulance was standing by at Guadalajara Airport and ready to take off for Loreto. They landed at Loreto at 11:45 pm, drove to the clinic, and by 12:30 am had the patient in the plane ready to take off.
When an unexpected critical illness or injury occurs, while you are many miles from home, your safest alternative is to be transported home in a medically equipped and staffed air ambulance jet to the care of your personal health care provider in the USA an…