That purchasing travel insurance is not required in order to purchase any other product or services offered by the travel retailer.
If not individually licensed, that the travel retailer’s employee is not qualified or authorized to: (1) Answer technical questions about the benefits, exclusions, and conditions of any of the insurance offered by the travel retailer. (2) Evaluate the adequacy of the prospective insured’s existing insurance coverage.
This plan provides insurance coverage that only applies during the covered trip. You may have coverage from other sources that provides you with similar benefits but may be subject to different restrictions depending upon your other coverages. You may wish to compare the terms of this policy with your existing life, health, home, and automobile insurance policies. If you have any questions about your current coverage, call your insurer or insurance agent or broker.
Section 1753(c) (2) of the California Insurance Code states that travel insurance does not include major medical plans, which provide comprehensive medical protection for travelers with trips lasting six months or longer, including for example, those working overseas as an expatriate or military personnel being deployed.
Further, Section 1753(c)(3) of the California Insurance Code states that travel insurance does not include damage waiver contracts, as defined in paragraph (5) of subdivision (a) of Section 1936 of the Civil Code. The phrase “damage waiver” or “collision damage waiver” cannot be used to describe travel insurance coverage, but the insurance contract may otherwise refer to “damage waiver” or “collision damage waiver” provided by a company, as defined in paragraph (1) of subdivision (a) of Section 1936 of the Civil Code.
These plans are underwritten by Starr Indemnity & Liability Company, a Texas domiciled corporation (NAIC Company Code: 38318: TX license number: 93542) with its principal place of business at 399 Park Avenue, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10022. This is only a brief description of the coverage(s) available under policy series LT 007 (06/2015). The policy will contain reductions, limitations, exclusions, and termination provisions. Full details of the coverage are contained in the policy. If there are any conflicts or discrepancies between this document and the policy or if any point is not covered in this document, the terms and conditions of the policy shall govern. Starr Indemnity & Liability Company has sole financial responsibility over any claims and/or any other financial obligations owed by the insurer. Starr Indemnity & Liability Company (“Starr Indemnity”), a Texas company, has administrative offices at 399 Park Avenue, 2nd Floor, NY, NY 10022. Starr Indemnity is currently authorized to transact business in all states, as well as the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. NAIC No. 38318. Please read the policy carefully.
Plans are administered by Travmark.com, Inc. (FL license number: L087011) https://activity-insurance.travmark.com with its principal place of business at 6 East Main Street, Ramsey, NJ 07446. Travmark.com, Inc. in California (CA license number: OI963777. If you have any questions about the plans offered on this website you may contact Mark Ceslowitz of our Contact Center at the following: Toll-free customer hotline: 1-877-500-1556 or email at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
In all cases, the medical provider, facility, legal counsel, or other professional service providers suggested by ASSIST-CARD are not employees or agents of ASSIST-CARD and the Covered Person is responsible for the choice of a provider. ASSIST-CARD assumes no liability for the services provided to a Covered Person under this arrangement nor is it liable for any negligence or other wrongful acts or omissions of any of the legal or health care professionals providing services to a Covered Person.
The Services provided herein shall only be provided if the Covered Person, a representative of the Covered Person or the Subscriber notifies ASSIST-CARD of the need for Services. In all cases, the service and payments must be arranged, authorized, verified and approved in advance by ASSIST-CARD.
All airfare and transportation shall be economy class, unless it is recommended otherwise by an ASSIST-CARD Medical Director for medical reasons, and arranged for by ASSIST-CARD. ASSIST-CARD shall not reimburse the Covered Person or Subscriber for transportation and airfare arranged for and/or paid for by said Covered Person or Subscriber.
ASSIST-CARD is not responsible and cannot be held liable for any malpractice performed by a local Physician or attorney who is not an employee of ASSIST-CARD; or of any loss or damage. Subscriber shall include this language on its marketing materials pertaining to ASSIST-CARD services.
ASSIST-CARD is under contract with Starr Indemnity & Liability Company (“Starr Indemnity”), an insurer that provides your insurance coverage, to provide certain travel assistance services in conjunction with insurance benefits. Any and all terms and conditions whether or not defined herein shall have the meaning set forth in the Business Travel Insurance Policy issued by Starr Indemnity.
Starr Companies is the worldwide marketing name for the operating insurance and travel assistance companies and subsidiaries of Starr.
When you click the button on this site to purchase insurance, you are submitting a request for coverage from the insurer. This request for coverage is considered an offer by you to the insurer. The insurer may decline to accept your offer, or your coverage may later be nullified and voided as if it were never in effect, if you fail to meet the terms and conditions of that coverage. This includes, but is not limited to, any circumstance where providing cover, benefit, or services under the policy, or the underlying business or activity, would (1) violate any applicable law or regulation, including without limitation any economic or trade sanction or embargo; or (2) be provided within, or otherwise related to, any country subject to comprehensive economic and/or trade sanction or embargo in the United States.
By submitting this request for coverage, you acknowledge, understand, agree, and certify the following:
Any person who knowingly and with intent to defraud any insurance company or other person files an application for insurance or statement of claim containing any materially false information or conceals, for the purpose of misleading, information concerning any fact material thereto commits a fraudulent insurance act, which is a crime and subjects the person to criminal and civil penalties.
Any person who knowingly presents a false or fraudulent claim for payment of a loss or benefit or who knowingly presents false information in an application for insurance is guilty of a crime and may be subject to restitution, fines, or confinement in prison, or any combination thereof.
Any person who knowingly presents a false or fraudulent claim for payment of a loss or benefit or knowingly presents false information in an application for insurance is guilty of a crime and may be subject to fines and confinement in prison.
It is unlawful to knowingly provide false, incomplete, or misleading facts or information to an insurance company for the purpose of defrauding or attempting to defraud the company. Penalties may include imprisonment, fines, denial of insurance, and civil damages. Any insurance company or agent of an insurance company who knowingly provides false, incomplete, or misleading facts or information to a policyholder or claimant for the purpose of defrauding or attempting to defraud the policyholder or claimant with regard to a settlement or award payable from insurance proceeds shall be reported to the Colorado division of insurance within the department of regulatory agencies.
It is a crime to provide false or misleading information to an insurer for the purpose of defrauding the insurer or any other person. Penalties include imprisonment and/or fines. In addition, an insurer may deny insurance benefits, if false information materially related to a claim was provided by the applicant.
Any person who knowingly and with intent to injure, defraud, or deceive any insurer files a statement of claim or an application containing any false, incomplete, or misleading information is guilty of a felony of the third degree.
It is a crime to knowingly provide false, incomplete or misleading information to an insurance company for the purpose of defrauding the company. Penalties may include imprisonment, fines or a denial of insurance benefits.
Any person who knowingly and with intent to defraud any insurance company or another person files an application for insurance or statement of claim containing any materially false information, or conceals for the purpose of misleading, information concerning any fact material thereto, commits a fraudulent insurance act, which may be a crime.
Any person who knowingly and with intent to defraud any insurance company or other person files an application for insurance or statement of claim containing any materially false information, or conceals for the purpose of misleading, information concerning any fact material thereto, commits a fraudulent insurance act, which is a crime, and shall also be subject to a civil penalty not to exceed five thousand dollars and the stated value of the claim for each such violation.
Any person who knowingly, and with intent to injure, defraud or deceive any insurer, makes any claim for the proceeds of an insurance policy containing any false, incomplete or misleading information is guilty of a felony.
Confidentiality Protocol for Victims of Domestic Violence/Endangered Individuals New York Insurance Law § 2612 provides victims of domestic violence with certain protections including prohibiting an individual, insurer or entity supervised by the New York Department of Financial Services, solely because a person is or has been a victim of domestic violence, from:
New York Insurance Law § 2612 also requires that certain insurers establish procedures to protect and limit access to certain personal information related to a victim of domestic violence.
New York Insurance Law § 2612 provides that, if any person covered by an insurance policy delivers to the insurer a valid court order of protection issued by a court of competent jurisdiction in New York State against the policyholder or other person covered by the policy, then the insurer is prohibited for the duration of the order from disclosing to the policyholder or other person the address and telephone number of the insured, or of any person or entity providing the covered services to the insured. If a child is a covered person, then the right may be asserted by the child’s parent or guardian.
New York Insurance Law § 2612 also requires a health insurer, as defined in that section of the law to include an accident and health insurer, to accommodate a reasonable request made by a person covered by an insurance policy to receive communications of claim-related information by alternative means or at alternative locations if the person clearly states that disclosure of the information could endanger the person. If the covered person is a child, then the right may be asserted by the child’s parent or guardian. The law further provides that, except with the express consent of the person making the request, a health insurer may not disclose to the policyholder: (1) the address, telephone number, or any other personally identifying information of the person who has made the request or child for whose benefit a request was made; (2) the nature of the health care services provided; or (3) the name or address of the provider of covered services.
Procedure to Make a Request:
To submit a valid court order of protection and/or a request to receive communications of claim-related information by alternative means or at alternative locations to the Starr Companies*. As a sample you can see the language Starr uses on their website at: www.starrassist.com/Confidentiality.
Main Administrative Office Address:
Attention: Confidentiality Requests
399 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10022
To revoke a request, please also include a sworn statement that confidentiality is no longer necessary.
NYS Domestic and Sexual Violence Hotline:
For further information about domestic violence, you may contact the NYS Domestic and Sexual Violence Hotline by calling 1-800-942-6906.