International Students (F1 visa) Health Insurance, their spouses and children (F2 dependents) are required by US Universities to have good medical insurance coverage. International Students (F1 visa) Health Insurance plans cover medical expenses (pre-existing conditions & pregnancy may be covered), prescription drugs expenses, emergency medical evacuation and repatriation.
International student medical insurance is ideal for students who are no longer covered as a dependent under their parents insurance or who are attending school outside an HMO or PPO region or find individual health insurance or other plan as too expensive.
We congratulate you for beginning a new chapter in your life i.e starting an university education. When you are abroad to pursue education you should make sure that necessary steps taken to safeguard yourself from health care costs in case of an accident or illness. Every year, thousands of international students in the USA and US students abroad need medical treatment are unprepared to cope with the high costs involved. By purchasing student medical insurance all your worries can be removed.
These insurance plans are designed to satisfy the special needs of international students enrolled in US universities. Spouses and children (dependents) of international students (F1 visa) are also eligible for these plans. International Students (F1 visa) and their dependents (F4 visa) are usually not eligible for mainstream US health insurance coverage because most of mainstream policies require local residency (6 months to 2 years) or US citizenship.
This plans focus on providing coverage for your medical expenses resulting from sudden illness or injuries during your period of study and typically offer coverage for 4 or more years.
A few plans for international students offer maternity coverage provided conception occurs after a certain period of coverage (can range from 3 months to 2 years).
We have created a friendly online insurance compare/quote facility. Here you have to simply enter the relevant information. Our system will then search all your options from leading insurers and produce a list of plans that you are eligible for. You can then easily compare the different plans based on their price and different offerings. You can then select the one that you like best and purchase it directly online.
International students(Outside home country)
We have created a friendly online insurance compare/quote facility. Here you have to simply enter the relevant information. Our system will then search all your options from leading insurers and produce a list of plans that you are eligible for.
You can then easily compare the different plans based on their price and different offerings. You can then select the one that you like best and purchase it directly online.
United States university insurance requirements
Most universities in the United States insist that all student have medical insurance coverage. In fact some states mandate student insurance as a requirement and no international student in F-1, F-2, J-1 or J-2 non-immigrant status shall be permitted to register or continue enrolment at a university without demonstrating that he or she has adequate medical insurance coverage for illness or accidental injury.
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