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Medica Travel Program Network

If you’re away from home and get sick or hurt, we’ve got you covered! When you travel outside the Medica service area* you can get network coverage by visiting a provider in the Travel Program Network. This nationwide network is one of the largest in the country. If you have children attending college outside the service area, they can use this network, too.

Travel Program providers

How the Travel Program Works

Receiving care from a Travel Network provider is just like getting care within the Medica service area. When you visit a provider, simply show your member ID card. If you have a deductible, copayment or coinsurance, it will apply. Travel Network providers will file claims for you, so you won't have any additional paperwork.


Keep in Mind

  • Emergency care is always covered at your network benefit level.
  • If you travel inside the Medica service area and see a provider outside your plan’s network, your out-of-network benefits will apply.
  • Chiropractic care isn’t included in the Travel Program. If you see a chiropractor outside the Medica service area your out-of-network benefits will apply.


Plans with Travel Coverage

The following plans include the Travel Program Network:

Group
  • Altru & You with MedicaSM
  • Essentia Choice Care with MedicaSM
  • Medica CompleteHealthSM (featuring care at Mayo Clinic)
  • Medica Elect®
  • Medica EssentialSM
  • Medica Focus®
  • Park Nicollet First with MedicaSM
  • Ridgeview Community Network® powered by Medica
  • VantagePlus with MedicaSM
Employer Networks
  • Essentia Choice Care Network for Essentia Health Employees
  • UPlan Elect / Essential
  • UPlan Altru & You with MedicaSM
  • UPlan Essentia Choice Care with MedicaSM
  • UPlan Medica CompleteHealthSM (featuring care at Mayo Clinic)
  • UPlan Park Nicollet First with MedicaSM
  • UPlan Ridgeview Community Network® powered by Medica
  • UPlan Vantage Plus with MedicaSM
  • VantagePlus with MedicaSM (University of Minnesota Physicians employees)

Note: The following plans include a nationwide network of providers:

Group
Employer Networks
  • Broad Access Network for Essentia Health Employees
  • Hennepin Healthcare Horizon Plan for Hennepin Healthcare Employees
  • Hennepin Healthcare Options Plan for Hennepin Healthcare Employees
  • If you have one of these plans and need to find a network provider anywhere in the country, use your plan's provider search tool.




Stop SignYou must confirm with the provider's office that they are in your plan's network before your first and each subsequent appointment.

*The Medica service area includes Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota and western Wisconsin.


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