Our comprehensive covered conditions

The institutions in The WorldCare Consortium® are leaders in research and treatment for serious and complex conditions. If a member receives a diagnosis for one of the following conditions and reaches out to WorldCare, we will arrange a medical second opinion from a specialized team within an institutional partner that has cared for hundreds to thousands of patients with related diagnoses and treatment plans. 


  • Neurodegenerative disorders
    • Alzheimer’s disease
    • Multiple Sclerosis
    • Parkinson’s disease
    • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
    • Motor neuron disease (MND)
  • Vascular disorders
    • Intracranial aneurysm
    • Vascular malformation: brain/spinal cord
    • Brain/spinal cord embolism
    • Disabling cerebral vascular accident
  • Cancer
    • Brain and spinal cord tumors
    • Brain and spinal cord metastases
  • Trauma
    • Traumatic brain and spinal cord injuries
    • Coma
  • Infection
    • Brain and spinal cord abscess
  • Paralysis caused by any of the above

Cardiovascular conditions

  • Cardiac infarction
  • Aneurysm of great vessels
  • Vasculitis, myocarditis
  • Cardiac tumors
  • Cardiac failure
  • Cardiac myopathy
  • Cardiac valve disease
  • Pericarditis, Cardiac tamponade
  • Cardiac arrhythmias

Gastrointestinal tract

  • Cancer: primary or metastatic
    • Esophagus
    • Stomach, small and large intestines, rectum
    • Liver, spleen, pancreas, gall bladder
    • Peritoneum
  • Infection
    • Pancreatitis
    • Peritoneal infections

Genitourinary Tract

  • Cancer
    • Kidney
    • Ureter and urinary bladder
    • Testicles, prostate
  • Renal failure
  • Complicated renal transplant

Respiratory tract

  • Cancer
    • Lung, trachea
    • Thymoma
  • Respiratory failure
  • Pulmonary embolism
  • Chronic obstructive airways disease/emphysema
  • Traumatic injuries to the lung/ pneumothorax
  • Cystic fibrosis
  • Heart/lung transplant

Musculoskeletal disorders

  • Cancer
    • Bone tumors: primary/metastatic
    • Tumors of the muscles
  • Infections
    • Bone and joint infections
    • Myositis
  • Trauma
    • Complicated fractures: pelvis, hips, ribs
    • Amputation
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Muscular dystrophy


  • Complications of Sickle cell disease and Thalassemia
  • Leukemia
  • Multiple myeloma
  • Lymphoma
  • Severe anemia

Obstetrics and Gynecology

  • Cancer
    • Ovary
    • Uterus/fallopian tube


  • Cancer
    • Tumor of the paranasal sinuses/salivary glands
    • Tumor of the pharynx/larynx
    • Tumor of the vocal cords
    • Tumor of the tongue and buccal cavity
  • Sudden onset deafness
  • Traumatic facial injuries


  • Cancer
  • Abscess


  • Melanoma
  • Complications from major burns


  • Cancer
    • Thyroid
    • Pancreas
    • Pituitary glands
  • Hashimoto thyroiditis
  • Disabling diabetic complications

HIV infection/AIDS


  • Sudden onset blindness
  • Retinal detachment

Congenital disabling disorders

Coverage may vary. Members should contact their benefits administrator or insurance provider for details.

WorldCare offers additional MSO services that address the following conditions:

WorldCare Mental Health*

Bipolar disorder
Generalized anxiety disorders

Major depression
Post-traumatic stress disorder

*These are offered as add-on services to WorldCare MSO coverage. 

Members should contact their benefits administrator or insurance provider for details.