GeoBlue/HTH Worldwide provides all Colgate students going on university study groups and extended-study trips with health insurance coverage. Faculty, staff and students traveling on any Colgate-approved program may purchase coverage through GeoBlue/HTH at Colgate's group rate, although insurance coverage is included by most approved programs.
Individuals working through GeoBlue/HTH's network of 4,200+ contracted physicians in over 180 countries worldwide generally have no up-front costs or co-pays for covered medical care. GeoBlue/HTH additionally provides coverage for medical evacuation, prescription medication, and many other health-related emergency expenses.
More detailed information on the coverage provided, how to sign up for online access to GeoBlue/HTH resources once you have received your insurance card, and other details can be found in the following document:
HTH Worldwide offers a on-call number for emergency assistance, as well as online portals where travelers can access important information about their health plan, search for local medical professionals and care sites, request referrals, and much more, including:
- A proprietary multidirectional Drug Translation Databasecontaining the brand name equivalents for over 275 common over-the–counter and prescription drugs.
- A database featuring translations of over 700 Medical Terms and Phrases. It covers the 10 most widely spoken languages.
- CityHealth Profiles — online profiles with highly specific, practical health care information for over 233 destinations in 100 countries outside the United States.
Colgate University contracts with International SOS
to provide worldwide assistance and evacuation services for all study-abroad participants and overseas travelers.
Before and during your time abroad, we advise that you review up-to-date reports on safety and security, health issues, medical care, and vaccination requirements for the country where you will be studying. These are available on the SOS website