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Tokyo to Asia to US medical insurance

originally posted: 11/22/2006  reposted: 2/18/2011 This post has not been recently reviewed or revised by the author and may be out of date. If in doubt, please send a new question or ask for an update.

Q: We are Americans living in Tokyo. We are traveling in Asia and SE Asia in July and then travel to the USA and will visit and travel there for five weeks. We will end our trip on Sept. 1 when we start a new job in Ann Arbor, MI.

A: The best option is probably "Liaison International". Make sure to check the box that says "travel to include U.S.". If you already have your U.S. address then there will be more options available by looking at U.S. and overseas policies available for residents of that specific state at (Click "get a quote" then select your new state).


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