If you are an Active Member, the benefits in this section apply to you and your eligible Dependents. WorldCare Second Opinion benefits cease in accordance with the “Termination of Member Coverage” provision or upon attainment of age seventy, whichever is earlier.
As the practice of medicine becomes more highly specialized, it can be difficult for any one physician to be aware of all of the latest information relating to the diagnosis and treatment of serious or complex diseases.
This benefit provides second opinion e-consultation services if you are diagnosed with a serious illness. Your medical records will be collected at the WorldCare hub in Boston and then forwarded to one of the leading medical institutions in the United States where a team of physicians will review your case. These experts will provide you and your physician with a report, confirming or modifying the diagnosis and suggesting the best treatment options.
The second opinion includes: