MEDEX is optional for Wake Forest University students. The BCBS Student Blue plan does provide insurance coverage internationally (for more information visit

When you purchase a policy from MEDEX Global Solutions, you also receive a wealth of other benefits, including:

  • Worldwide medical and dental referrals
  • 24-hour monitoring of treatment
  • Facilitation of hospital payments
  • Medication, vaccine and blood transfers
  • Dispatch of doctors or specialists
  • Transfer of medical records
  • Continuous updates to family, employer and home physician
  • Hotel arrangements for convalescence
  • Replacement of corrective lenses and medical devices
  • Replacement of lost or stolen travel documents
  • Emergency transfer of funds
  • Legal referrals
  • Translation services
  • Transportation to join a hospitalized member
  • Return of dependent children
  • Transportation after stabilization following a medical emergency
  • Repatriation of mortal remains