Comparing best OPT medical insurance
International students in the United States after completing their required academic coursework (some students choose to graduate, but others might not have formally graduated) but are still in their US international student F1 visa status will enter the Optional Practical Training (OPT) program. As part of the OPT program, international students are temporarily employed in their major area of study and OPT is the work permit for them to work in their specialized field. It works as employment authorization for F1 students. This is a transition period for F1 visa holding international students to become a full time employees, however, they are not eligible for the school health insurance as they are not enrolled in academic coursework, and they usually do not get health insurance from their employer given their current temporary nature of employment. It is during this period that OPT status international students need temporary health insurance plan to be covered for any kind of medical assistance.
At American student insurance, we help international students find the appropriate international student medical insurance
. Similarly we have a comparison facility for students on the OPT status. To give more insight and information on suitable plans for OPT holders, American Visitor Insurance has a compare OPT student health insurance
At the top of this page, students will find popular plans that are usually recommended for OPT holders. Students can also get an instant quote in this page by entering their age, start date(insurance effective start date) and the end date. This will provide the price information on the popular plans that are displayed for the input values entered.