Q. Will I need to travel out of state for my procedure?
A. Traveling out of state will depend on the type of procedure you are having and where the medical facility specializing in the procedure is located.
Q. Can I have someone travel with me?
A. Yes, in fact, it is required that patients traveling for a medical procedure be accompanied by a travel companion. This may be a spouse, family member, or possibly a friend who is at least 18 years old. If a rental car is necessary, your travel companion then must be at least 25 years old. Travel expenses for both you and your companion are covered and set up by your Hostcare Travel Specialist.
Q. Does my travel companion need to travel with me?
A. Yes, it is required that the individual traveling with you be on the same flight and share hotel accommodations with you while you are traveling. If you are driving, a travel companion is required to assist you and help with driving. Your travel companion’s travel costs will be covered along with yours.
Q. Will I need to make my own
A. Your Hostcare Travel Specialist will work directly with you and will make all your travel arrangements, arranging flights, hotel, and car rental. Whether you are flying or driving, your Travel Specialist will create a personalized itinerary with trip details to include appointment date, time, and directions. You will receive a detailed travel packet with everything you need prior to traveling.