Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield announced a new insurance product to help people meet health-care needs while traveling abroad. 

GeoBlue, a trade name for Worldwide Insurance Services LLC, an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, provides group health-care plans covering international business travelers and their families while they are abroad. 

All Wellmark group clients with employees who live or travel away from their home country are good prospects for these plans, Wellmark said in a release. The plans offer a full range of coverage, including emergencies, clinic and office visits, and inpatient and outpatient services.