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MASA Evacuation Insurance

Discussion in 'Dive Insurance' started by dflaher, Jun 19, 2019.

  1. dflaher

    dflaher Barracuda

    # of Dives: 200 - 499
    Location: Chandler, AZ
    Has anyone heard of MASA? I came across them while looking for this type of insurance for our non-diving travel, so I'm wondering whether I could use them for diving as well - since DAN only covers diving accidents.

    I called MASA's customer service number and asked about their coverage for dive-related evacuations, and was told that the diver would be evacuated first to a hospital, and if the attending physician recommended hyperbaric chamber treatments, the diver would then be evacuated there.

    MASA Assist – Pre-Paid Emergency Assistance – Medical Transportation
  2. tursiops

    tursiops Marine Scientist and Master Instructor ScubaBoard Supporter

    # of Dives: 2,500 - 4,999
    Location: U.S. East Coast
    For me, this would be a non-starter, since if I ever need a chamber, the less delay the better. Not to mention having a knowledgeable advocate (DAN) setting things up for me.
    dflaher and chillyinCanada like this.

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