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Thursday, April 11 • 1:45pm - 2:45pm
Selecting an International Medical Insurance Provider: Key Considerations & Lessons Learned

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(Core Competency #1: Risk Management Technical Skills) Selecting and working with an international medical and evacuation insurance provider is a crucially important but daunting task for higher education professionals. This session will outline key considerations and lessons learned in selecting an international insurance provider from senior stakeholders at an institution who recently undertook a provider search. Topics include: the importance of international insurance coverage as a way to manage international risk; key elements to request in a policy; how to conduct a successful provider search and assess your institution's unique needs for international insurance coverage; and tips for managing the transition to a new provider.

As a result of participating in this session, attendees will:

+ Identifying the most important elements of an international health & evacuation insurance program for students, faculty and staff traveling internationally;
+ Conducting a successful search process and assessing an institution's unique needs for international health coverage; and
+ Effectively managing the transition to a new provider.

Moderators
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Jenny Whittington (moderator)

Executive Director, URMIA
Jenny Whittington has worked in the National Office since February 2005, when she was URMIA's first full time employee in the Bloomington location. She served the association as the assistant executive director before becoming executive director in 2007. Jenny acts on behalf of URMIA... Read More →

Speakers
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Natasha Soule

Global Safety Manager, Pennsylvania State University
Natasha Adams is the Global Safety Manager at the Pennsylvania State University, responsible for managing international safety, security, and health issues for all students, faculty, and staff engaging internationally. In this role, she oversees the international insurance policy... Read More →
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Jennifer Campbell

Director for Global Operations and Learning, Pennsylvania State University
Jennifer Campbell, Director of Global Operations and Learning for The Pennsylvania State University began her educational career with an international relations degree from Rollins College in Orlando Florida. There she graduated with honors and received the coveted Zora Neale Hurston... Read More →
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Gary Langsdale

University Risk Officer, Pennsylvania State University
Gary Langsdale serves as University Risk Officer for The Pennsylvania State University, a position he has held since 2003, with responsibility for “Enterprise Risk Management” including operational, hazard, strategic and other risks. Gary is President of the university’s captive... Read More →


Thursday April 11, 2019 1:45pm - 2:45pm
Renaissance Providence Downtown Hotel-Symphony Ballroom B

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