F1 and F2 Visa insurance information
Find the best international student health insurance plan for your needs.
There are many international students currently in the US either without proper student health insurance, or having medical insurance that does not provide coverage for Covid 19. At American Visitor Insurance, we are committed to getting you the best Covid19 student medical insurance coverage
available in these uncertain times.
Earlier students had to buy affordable care act, ACA (Obamacare) compliant medical insurance. However recent changes by the Trump administration has removed this requirement and international students can buy the US student medical insurance plans offered here without violating any US government requirements.
There are however few Covid 19 student health insurance. The Student Secure insurance
plans offered by Tokio Marine HCC (HCCMIS)
covers Covid19 illness if it is purchased after May 15th 2020.
International Medical Group is offering coverage for Covid19 medical expenses. The popular Covid19 international student health insurance plans that offer coverage for medical expenses from coronavirus are Patriot Exchange Program
, Student Health Advantage
, Student Health Advantage Platinum
International students can also review and compare student health insurance for Covid19
and find the best insurance for international students with Covid coverage that fit their needs.
There are also many F1 visa international students currently stranded in the US who are not enrolled in any classes. In this situation international students are not limited to buying student insurance and can buy short term US visitors medical insurance. The visitors health insurance plans are cheaper and ideal for international students in the US while they are not enrolled in classes. International students can review and compare visitor insurance plans
and find Covid 19 USA student insurance coverage that fit your needs.
Please know we are here to help you make the best, informed decision to get Covid 19 student health insurance! Let us know how we can assist you. Feel free to contact us by email or phone at any time.
The F1 Visa is issued for full time students enrolled in any University in the US, college, high school, private elementary school, seminary, conservatory or a language training program in the US. For any dependents like unmarried children under age 21 or the spouse who accompany F1 Visa
holder will be issued F2 Visa
during their stay here in the US. These visas are issued for the length of their education program. The F1 visa also allows visa holders a period of practical training know as Optional Practical training (OPT)
when the F1 visa holder is not a full time student within the university but is a intern or a trainee.
Obama Care and F1/F2 Visa
Schools in the US offer health insurance plans for student on the F1 Visa. Although there is no set requirements for health insurance for F2 Visa, it is highly important for everyone in the US to have health insurance as medical expenses are extremely high in the US where you might end up spending all your savings and be wiped out with no money in case you come across any medical emergency. After the introduction of the Affordable Care Act (commonly known as Obamacare) since 2014, Schools are offering student health insurance plans compliant with the Obamacare
. These plans do not have policy maximum, pre-existing coverage exists along with coverage for maternity and preventive care.