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> Has anyone found any good temporary medical insurance? I am a
> student and plan to hike 3 months on the AT this summer. I think
> that I should have some medical coverage for evacuation
Marta's advice is great! Concentrate on NOT needing it...<g>...!
First, I would check with your school to see what options they have.
Fortunately, I have never needed it; but, when traveling
out-of-the-country, I have always purchased "Travel Insurance". For
$100 - $200 (up to 180 days), you are covered for just about
*everything*. Including: Evacuation and they pay to have a family
member or friend fly in to sit by your bedside and assist with the evac.
Google "Travel Insurance" and call a few of them about what you are
planning. I am not ceratin about "within" the USA...?
IMHO, your best bet is thru your school. Your health dept. there
should be able to make suggestions. You may ALREADY be covered during