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F2 Visa Insurance, Health insurance for F2 Visa holders

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F2 visa health insurance USA

F2 Visa Insurance

We get many international student customers that are interested in purchasing insurance for a dependent while they are on an F1 visa. The dependent, on F2 visa, can purchase F2 visa health insurance for themselves. The only issue becomes what the requirements of the institution for the insurance.

If the institution has no particular requirements, then the person on F2 visa can purchase any policy available to a visitor. For those visitor medical insurance policies. If there are specific requirements, then you might want to call one of our customer care representatives who can help you choose from appropriate policies.

The only student policy available to an F2 visa holder without an F1 visa holder also being on the same policy as primary insured is the Patriot Exchange Insurance plan offered by International Medical Group (IMG). IMG will insure an F2 visa holder even if the F1 visa holder is already insured by the institution. The Patriot Exchange is a very economical policy with many good benefits.

One advantage of the policy is that if the insured has access to a health center, they only pay a $5 copay (instead of the usual $100 deductible). As a copay, this is payable at EACH visit, however, even several visits will be cheaper than the $100 deductible. A disadvantage to the policy is that there is no maternity coverage and no coverage for pre-existing conditions. For a complete information on the policy, please see Patriot Exchange Insurance Brochure.

Travelling during pandemic is quite risky and International travelers traveling to the US or who are already in the US need adequate health insurance coverage away from home. Travelers can buy cheap and affordable travel insurance cover at American Visitor insurance easily.

As always, we encourage you to consult one of our licensed agents to help you wade through the options if there are any concerns or questions. And, as ever, we wish you safe and happy travels!

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medical expensesHealth care expenses
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F2 Visa Insurance - Frequently asked questions

Does US F2 Visa insurance cover covid19 for coronavirus illness coverage?

There are some USA Covid travel insurance plans available for F2 visa holders that cover covid19 as a new illness. F2 visa Holders in USA can compare best F2 visa Covid health insurance plans and buy coronavirus coverage insurance online.

These US F2 visa covid travel insurance offer coverage for medical expenses for treatment of Coronavirus treatment while in the USA.

Why is F2 Visa health insurance necessary?

The F2 Visa insurance is very important for dependents of F1 visa holders. When an F1 visa holder joins an US university, the F2 visa is issued to dependents (spouse and children less than 21 years). Typically US universities insist that F1 visa holder have proper student medical insurance offered by the college, however this requirement is usually not insisted on F2 visa holders either by the university or by the US immigration authorities.

Given the typical student budget of most F1 and F2 visa holders, and the fact that it is not mandatory, it is not uncommon to find them ignoring buying proper health insurance. However ignoring to buy health insurance for f2 visa holders can be a big mistake.

In our experience, the F2 visa holders are typical children quite likely to need healthcare or even a young spouse who along with regular health care might need maternity coverage. Given the very high cost of US healthcare for f2 visa holders, it is really prudent to have adequate health insurance for F2 visa holders (health insurance for spouse visa).

The student insurance offered by many US universities are expensive but since it is often mandatory, F1 visa holders have to buy the University student insurance. This is often not the case for F2 visa insurance, and the F2 visa holder can buy other medical insurance outside of the University option.

Here at American Visitor Insurance we offer affordable health insurance for F2 visas or spouse visa insurance. Patriot Exchange is one of the best best health insurance for f1 student's dependants which an F2 visa holder can buy even if the corresponding F1 visa holder is not enrolled in the same plan.

Along with this Patriot exchange student insurance, F2 visa holders can also buy other health insurance for f2 dependent visa which are affordable and work well for F2 visa holders. F2 visa holders can buy the most appropriate medical insurance for F2 visa in USA to their specific needs by comparing different US medical insurance for f2 visa holders.

What is the best health insurance for F2 dependents? What is the best US F2 visa insurance?

There is no single plan which fits the bill for the being the best health insurance for F2 visa holders. The most suitable F2 dependent health insurance USA for different customers will depend on several factors such as the budget and any existing medical ailments.

However the Patriot Exchange student insurance offered by International Medical Group (IMG) is the only student medical insurance plan that F2 visa holders can buy even if the related F1 visa holder is not insured on this plan. All other student insurance plans will be available to F2 visa holder only if the F1 visa holder is also on the same student insurance policy.

However F2 visa holders are eligible to buy US visitor medical insurance which work quite well for their needs.

Is it compulsory to have medical insurance for F2 Visa in USA?

Given the high cost of US healthcare, it is prudent to buy medical insurance while on a F2 visa. While an F2 visa holder cannot purchase US domestic health insurance, they can purchase US visitor health insurance for an F2 Visa holder from well reputed US insurance providers.

Even if the person is already in the US on their trip, they can still purchase medical insurance for F2 visa holders starting the next day until they return home. The US F2 visa travel insurance must be purchased before anything happens in order to be covered.

Can F2 Visa holder buy Patriot Exchange insurance?

Patriot Exchange Insurance is one of the best international student health insurance for F1 Visa student's dependents which an F2 visa holder. The F2 visa holder can buy even if the corresponding F1 visa holder is not enrolled in the same plan.

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Student health insurance with maternity coverage for dependents

Students and scholars on F or J visas have the best student health insurance for maternity coverage. However, the benefits have been reduced a few years ago such that the best coverage is 80% coverage of costs, so the students will have to be aware that they will be responsible for a portion of all costs. Also note that unless their wife is the J1 visa holder they will have to be the primary on the policy and the wife (with J2) will be secondary. Also note that prices are DIFFERENT for the primary and the spouse, so when students quote the prices, quote them for two people at the same time since the cost will be MUCH HIGHER for the wife's coverage.

There are five policies that cover maternity at an 80% coverage without a set limit on benefits. Here is the list in order of their approximate cost. Note that conception has to occur after the start of the plan and most plans ask that students must let them know at least three months before the delivery date.

  • Study USA Pref 300 and Pref 500 both cover maternity at a 80/70% (in network/out of network). Conception has to occur after the start of this plan.
  • Liaison Student plans Choice and Plus have a $10k limit on maternity benefits at 80/60 coverage respectively.
  • Student Secure Secure Elite, Select and Smart plans also cover at 80/70% to the maximum of the plan. The Select plan can be purchased with a $300k maximum, Smart plan can be purchased with a $250k maximum and the Elite can be purchased with $500k.
  • Student Health Advantage Platinum has a $5000 maximum limit to maternity and newborn care coverage. It has a $1 million maximum and a $35 deductible and covers at 80/60%. The plan also covers pre-existing conditions with a 6 month waiting period

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The students must be pursuing their education outside their home country
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  • coronavirus  COVID19 coverage
  • Safe Travels USA offers comprehensive US Covid19 insurance coverage for illness and accident.
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  • Deductible
  • coronavirus  COVID19 coverage
  • Visit USA Health Care plan is a Comprehensive plan offered by the USI Travel Insurance Services provider.
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  • Deductible $250
  • coronavirus  COVID19 coverage
  • Plan is designed to meet U.S. visa insurance requirements, offers an optional add-on rider for high school sports.
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  • Deductible $0
  • coronavirus  COVID19 coverage
  • Excellent plan for international students who are on the OPT status. Covers acute onset of pre existing conditions.
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Insurance coverage for F2 or J2 Visa holders

Spouse and Childrens of F1 and J1 visa holders are issued the F2 and J2 visas respectively. While J1 visa holders have insurance requirements mandated by the US consulate, given the high health care costs in the US, it is prudent for F2 and J2 visa holders to also have proper insurance coverage.
  • Plan Maximum $1,000,000
  • Deductible $100
  • coronavirus  COVID19 coverage
  • Intercollegiate, Interscholastic, Intramural or Club Sports up to $5,000
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  • coronavirus  COVID19 coverage
  • Non-contact amateur sports are covered up to $5,000 maximum
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  • Sports and activities - Leisure, recreational, entertainment, or fitness up to the overall maximum limit.
  • Maternity  Maternity
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  • Pre-existing conditions coverage after 6 months
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Insurance for International Students (F1 visa insurance)

International students often purchase their health insurance in the University. While this is most popular and convenient, it is often expensive. The best health insurance for students studying abroad plans offered on our website are cheaper and provide comparable coverage. You can compare the plans that we offer by getting quotes which also shows the coverage details. We can facilitate getting the insurance waiver form completed if required by your college.

These study abroad health insurance plans are also available for international students with M1 Visa taking part in vocational or technical training.

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  • Liaison Student Plus, Student Secure Select and Student Health Advantage plans do not provide coverage for wellness/routine and preventive care services.
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  • Deductible $250
  • coronavirus  COVID19 coverage
  • Mental  Mental health
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  • coronavirus  COVID19 coverage
    (Standard,Preferred,Platinum)
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  • Pre-existing conditions coverage after 6 or 12 months
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  • coronavirus  COVID19 coverage
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  • Maternity  Maternity
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  • Deductible
  • coronavirus  COVID19 coverage
  • Mental  Mental health
  • Maternity  Maternity
  • Evacuation/Repatriation
  • Pre-existing conditions coverage after 6 months

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  • Deductible
  • coronavirus  COVID19 coverage
  • Covers vacation sports
  • Safe Travels USA offers comprehensive US Covid19 insurance coverage for illness and accident.
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  • Deductible
  • coronavirus  COVID19 coverage
  • Covers vacation sports
  • Visit USA Health Care plan is a Comprehensive plan offered by the USI Travel Insurance Services provider.
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  • coronavirus  COVID19 coverage
  • Eligible only if the student has permanent address outside USA.
  • Patriot America Plus offers coverage for acute onset of pre-existing conditions
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  • Deductible $0
  • coronavirus  COVID19 coverage
  • Covers vacation sports
  • Excellent plan for international students who are on the OPT status. Covers acute onset of pre existing conditions.
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Plan options for students in OPT status

International students on the F1 visa are allowed to enroll for optional practical training(OPT). This allows students to work off campus, or work without being enrolled for coursework in the university. Since students in this OPT visa status are not enrolled in coursework, they will be ineligible for some student insurance plans. KNOW MORE
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  • coronavirus  COVID19 coverage
  • Covers athletic and
    hazardous activity as an optional rider.
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  • Covers adventure sports rider for individuals and groups, and their dependents.
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  • Non-contact amateur sports up to $5,000, Hazardous sports up to medical maximum
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  • Deductible $250
  • coronavirus  COVID19 coverage
  • Incidental home country up to a cumulative 14 days
  • Maternity  Maternity
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  • Sudden and unexpected recurrence of a pre-existing condition.
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  • Deductible
  • coronavirus  COVID19 coverage
    (Standard, Preferred, Platinum)
  • Incidental home country up to a cumulative 14 days
  • Maternity  Maternity
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  • Pre-existing conditions coverage after 6 or 12 months
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  • Deductible
  • coronavirus  COVID19 coverage
  • Incidental home country up to $5,000 (30 days minimum)
  • Maternity  Maternity
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  • Preventive care services available
  • Maternity  Maternity (after 364 days)
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  • Pre-existing condition waiting period can be eliminated with proof of prior creditable coverage.
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Medical insurance for F2 visa holders in the USA

There are so many F2 visa holders currently in the US either without proper health insurance, or having medical insurance that does not provide coverage for Coronavirus.It is crucial for F2 visa holders to have proper Covid19 visitor health insurance while in the US. At American Visitor Insurance, F2 visa holders can find the ideal coronavirus medical insurance plan by using the compare covid19 USA visitors insurance.

Currently the following companies are offering medical insurance which includes coverage for coronavirus.

Trawick International US visitors insurance for Coronavirus

Trawick international provides coverage for Coronavirus like any other illness as long as the illness did not start before buying the Trawick insurance policy. Trawick International offers Safe travel USA insurance and Safe travel USA Comprehensive insurance for coverage inside USA. These plans require pre-certification for the virus.

Seven Corners Covid US health insurance:

Travel Medical Plus Insurance offers best Seven Corners covid health insurance for F2 visa holders in USA. The Sevencorners coronavirus health insurance treatment benefit is available for COVID-19 (the disease); SARS-Cov-2 (the virus); and any mutation or variation of SARS-CoV-2.

Global Underwriters:

Diplomat America Insurance by Global Underwriters offers coverage for covid-19 as a new sickness. It is available for Non-US citizens or residents travelling to the US. Pre-existing ailments are however excluded, which means that travelers infected before the plan effective date, will be considered as an pre-existing medica condition and will not provide coverage for that ailment.

WorldTrips insurance:

Atlas travel insurance with coronavirus coverage will cover eligible medical expenses resulting from COVID-19/SARS-CoV-2.

INF Insurance US visitor medical insurance for Coronavirus

The INF travel insurance works well if you are currently uninsured or to complement an existing policy for Coronavirus coverage or if you are replacing an existing policy that does not provide adequate insurance coverage in light of the coronavirus pandemic.

US F2 visa holders can buy these INF insurance plans. INF offers two fixed benefit plans namely INF premier insurance and INF standard insurance and two comprehensive benefit plans namely INF Elite plan insurance and INF Traveler USA insurance with Covid19 coverage. These INF plans are quite affordable and many travelers and students are even buying this plan to complement their existing insurance option if they has limitations in coverage for COVID-19.

Please know we are here to help you make the best, informed decision to get coverage even for COVID-19! Let us know how we can assist you. Feel free to contact us by email or phone at any time.

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US visitors insurance providers

You can find reliable US insurance providers like International Medical Group(IMG), Seven Corners, WorldTrips, Global Underwriters, Travel Insure, GeoBlue, HTH Worldwide and INF insurance.

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