US Immigrant health insurance required for US visaThe US government has on Oct 4th 2019 made a proclamation stating that new immigrants to the US should have proper health insurance in the US. This new rule will go into effect from November 3rd 2019.
This rule will impact family members of US citizens applying for visas to the US as prospective immigrants. Failure to show proof of adequate US immigrant health insurance will be grounds to reject the visa according to the proposed new rule.
The travel and tourism industry statistics in the USA recorded 62.7 million international visitors in the year 2011 and the trend continues to increase. The top inbound markets continued to be Mexico and Canada. There are other countries like India, China, the UK, Australia, Russia, Germany, France. from where visitors contributed to these figures. There is an average 5% increase on the total number of travelers coming to the USA.
International visitors to America have several travel and insurance requirements. The travel agents or tour operators in the USA often give custom designed packages for visiting the USA. The packages can be selected by travelers even while sitting at their home countries. Likewise visitor medical insurance plans offered by insurers in the US can be compared online before the traveler leaves home country.