Gitte’s Blog

August 11, 2016
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Emergency Room or Urgent Care Clinics

An international patient that has received treatment at a medical facility in the USA has plenty of concerns upon discharge. When can I travel home? Am I in the clear? What about my family? What about my medications?
August 10, 2016
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Out of Pocket Costs – A Tough Pill to Swallow

An international patient that has received treatment at a medical facility in the USA has plenty of concerns upon discharge. When can I travel home? Am I in the clear? What about my family? What about my medications?
August 9, 2016
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Service at your “convenience”

Doctors treating patients in the comfort of their hotel room sounds like a convenient alternative especially when an international traveler needs immediate medical care. On the surface, this type of personalized care seems like a blessing. Yet in the end, it can be a costly choice.
August 8, 2016
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A Dream Ski Vacation Can Become an International Insurance Nightmare

Aspen, Vail, Lake Tahoe - all winter wonderlands that draw hundreds of international travelers this time of year to enjoy the perfect ski vacation. These luxury destinations are a skier’s paradise.
August 7, 2016
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Domestic Contact Information

There is an epidemic going on in the field of health care that has lasting effects on all international visitors who were forced to seek medical […]
August 6, 2016
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New Frontier Group’s Effortless Partner Transfer Challenge

The start of a new year marks a time for new challenges and opportunities. As the calendar year 2016 begins, New Frontier Group presents you with both a challenge and opportunity that can transform your cost containment results not only for the coming year, but also as your business grows. Are you ready to accept our Effortless Partner Transfer Challenge?
August 4, 2016
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New Frontier Group Staff Role – Be That Someone

As new staff transition from training to handling cases, I encourage them to always put themselves in the patient’s situation –You are visiting a foreign country and have an unplanned medical need. You don’t speak the language and you don’t know what facility to go to for help. Suddenly, someone steps in and says, “I’m here to help you in any way I can.” Not a day goes by at New Frontier Group that I don’t see and hear my staff being that someone.
August 3, 2016
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The Three “P” s of Holiday Travel.

It’s that time of year again! The holiday season – in the international insurance communities the holiday season is also known as peak travel season. So whether international travelers are visiting the beaches in sunny Southern California or ringing in the New Year in New York City’s Time Square, it’s all festive until a medical concern interrupts the merriment of the trip.
August 2, 2016

“If you host it….they will come”

In the days and months leading up to New Frontier Group attending the International Travel and Health Insurance Conference (ITIC), our entire staff worked tirelessly to ensure that every detail of our trip was covered.
August 1, 2016

52 Meetings in 6 days

As I checked into the Hotel Grande Bretagne in Athens, Greece for the 2015 International Travel and Health Insurance Conference (ITIC), I could not ignore the irony of the conference location.