Doctors of BC members can choose from two exclusive programs offered by Johnson Inc.: 

  • Emergency Medical Travel Plan
  • Trip Cancellation/Interruption Coverage

Emergency Medical Travel MEDOC is an Emergency Medical Travel Plan designed to insure those traveling outside their province of residence. All members and their spouses are eligible to purchase coverage, regardless of age or health.

The MEDOC coverage is a multi-trip annual base plan. Supplemental coverage can also be purchased for longer trips. Here are just some of the special and unique features of MEDOC:

  • Covers up to $5,000,000 of emergency medical expenses each time you travel
  • Includes Trip Cancellation, Interruption & Delay Insurance up to $8,000/person
  • Baggage & Personal Effects benefit up to $1,500/person, maximum $3,000/family

About the Plan: 

  • Annual base plan covers the member and/or spouse and family members for an unlimited number of trips per year, each up to 35 days duration
  • Supplemental Plan available in 15 day increments for single trips longer than the 35 day annual plan duration
  • Competitive rates and pricing for three health options: Optimum, Preferred and Standard
  • Direct claims payment, whenever possible
  • Coverage available regardless of age or health status
  • Vehicle return
  • Bedside transportation for a relative
  • Emergency dental care
  • Repatriation
  • And... many additional benefits.

The MEDOC Plan also includes the services of a travel assistance company, Global Excel Management Inc., who provides support through a claims assistant help line. Some of the services provided by Global Excel Management include:

  • 24 hour, 7 days-a-week multilingual help line
  • Claims assistance and medical monitoring
  • Confirmation of coverage
  • Direct payment of claims to the Medical Service Provider, whenever possible
  • Assistance with replacement of lost travel documents and tickets
  • Language assistance and help in obtaining legal services
  • Pre-trip planning

Trip interruption/cancellation coverage:

Stand-alone Trip Interruption/Cancelation coverage is now available if you already have travel medical coverage and are seeking trip cancelation, interruption and baggage loss coverage only. Contact Johnson Inc. for full details.

Contact information:

For more information, contact Johnson Inc.:

Telephone: 604 881 8840 or 1 866 799 0000
Fax: 604 881 8828

Helpful tips: 

Emergency contact information for MEDOC covered members: 

In case of a Travel/Medical Emergency, you or someone on your behalf MUST call the MEDOC Claims Assistance Centre prior to treatment or your coverage will be limited. 


  • In Canada/USA: 1 800 709 3420 
  • Other Countries: 819 566 1002 (collect call) 
  • Fax Canada/USA: 1 877 566 8723 
  • Fax outside Canada/USA: 1 819 566 8723