1. In the event of a medical emergency, go immediately to the nearest physician or hospital. In the event of an injury or sickness that is not an emergency, contact GeoBlue Worldwide before seeking medical attention. For all nonmedical emergencies and security concerns contact GeoBlue Worldwide. They will evaluate the situation and provide services accordingly. GeoBlue Worldwide can be reached 24 hours a day, 7 days a week by calling them collect at +1.610.254.8771.
2. If students have conduct problems, become ill, hospitalized, involved in accidents, or die, University Security should be contacted immediately at 1-208-496-3000. They in turn should notify the following individuals:
I. For Academic Travel:
Leesa Allen: Travel Administrator
After Hours: 1-208-243-2604
For Employee Travel:
Eric Harmston: Safety Officer
II. Travel Office
Jeorgette Requiron: Travel Services Coordinator
III. Financial Services
Tyler Andreasen: Risk Management Coordinator
To expedite insurance claims management include the name of the participant, a description of the sickness or injury, what care has been received, and the name and contact information of the GeoBlue representative that is coordinating the care.
3. Financial Services will work with GeoBlue Worldwide, the claimant, tour group leaders, and any other necessary parties to ensure the claim is processed in a timely fashion.
4. The student may need to complete reimbursement forms to process the claim. GeoBlue Worldwide typically submits payment to the student who then reimburses the University. The department sponsoring the travel is responsible to ensure that reimbursement is received from the student.