International Student health insurance in USA

International students health insurance
The United States has the world's largest international student population. There are over 800,000 students coming to US for their higher education and to broaden their life experience in the US. About 31% of the total international student population is from China and about 16% is from India. The rest of the population is spread out between students coming from Saudi Arabia, South Korea, Taiwan, Brazil, Japan, Mexico... This number has been growing every year. In fact, USA is the most popular and wanted place for international students. Let's see what USA has got to offer to these students with great desire to broaden their education in US:
  • Academic Excellence
  • Variety of Educational Opportunities
  • Cutting Edge Technology
  • Flexibility
  • Support Services for International Students
  • Opportunity for Research, Teaching and Training
  • Global Education and long term career prospects
  • Campus Life Experience
Careful planning is the one thing that you need to do in order to make your time in abroad a success. As with your application process, you need to make a checklist of things that you need to have with you before going to US. Amongst the items in that checklist which might include Student Visa, Communications, Travel Arrangements...Health Care is one the important things as health care in US is most advanced and most complex in the world. Most colleges and Universities provide health insurance which provide coverage for basic sickness and injury. However, Universities make a requirements document for health insurance and make it mandatory that you purchase insurance from outside that satisfy these requirements. There are a bunch of private insurance companies where you can buy student health insurance plans that qualify for the University Requirements.

American Visitor Insurance provides Student medical insurance listing excellent student plans for your age and your criteria. You can also get instant price quotes for your requirement. Here are some important factors to consider while buying student insurance. You can also compare between popular student medical insurnace plans for benefits that you specifically need. They have plans for F1 Visa holders, J1 Visa holders, OPT holders… There are Student Group insurance available as well for a group of students. We have also identified medical insurance plans for students on the Optional Practical Training (OPT) visa status (hence not taking any courses) where you can compare and buy the best OPT student insurance plan satisfying your needs. Exchange scholars on j1 visa can use our easy and friendly compare tool to find the best J1 visa health insurance plan satisfying all the j1 visa insurance requirements.

Coronavirus medical insurance for international students stranded in the USA

There are many international students currently stranded in the US either without proper student health insurance, or having medical insurance that does not provide coverage for Coronavirus. At American Visitor Insurance, we are committed to getting you the best Covid19 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 student medical insurance plans offered here.

One of the eligibility requirements for buying student insurance plans is that the students in enrolled in the University. However, there are many F1 visa international students stranded in the US even though they 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 stranded in the US while they are not enrolled in classes.

The following US insurance providers - Trawick International, INF insurance and Global Underwriters offer US Visitors insurance coverage for covid19.

Trawick International Insurance:

Trawick International offers Covid19 visitor medical insurance with their Safe Travels USA Insurance. Students can compare all Safe Travels USA Insurance plans and buy it online to get coverage as early as the following day.

Global Underwriters:

Diplomat America Insurance by Global Underwriters offers coverage for coronavirus as a new sickness and is available for Non-US citizens living in the US.

INF Insurance:

INF Insurance offers visitors health insurance for covid19 in the US and insures coronavirus as any other illness. Students can compare INF visitor insurance plans and buy the plan most appropriate to your needs. Do note that the Elite Network insurance and Premier Insurance are cheaper if you purchase at least 90 days.

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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The students must be pursuing their education outside their home country
 
US Students abroad
International Students in the United States
 
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  • Deductible
  • Incidental home country 15 days per three months
  • $5k coverage for sports
  • Maternity   Maternity
  • Pre-existing conditions coverage available

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  • Incidental home country 15 days per three months
  • $5k coverage for sports
  • Maternity   80% covered
  • Pre-existing conditions coverage after 6 months
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  • Deductible
  • Incidental home country up to a cumulative 14 days
  • $5k coverage for sports
  • Maternity   Maternity
  • Pre-existing conditions coverage after 6 months
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  • Deductible
  • Sports
  • Maternity  Maternity
  • Pre-existing conditions covered with creditable coverage
  • Preventive care services available

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  • $5k (high school sports)
  • Maternity  Maternity
  • $5k pre-existing conditions coverage for US citizens only
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  • Sports
  • Maternity  Maternity
  • Pre-existing conditions coverage after 6 months
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  • $5k coverage for sports
  • Maternity  80% covered for maternity
  • Pre-existing conditions coverage after 6 months
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  • Plan Maximum $1,000,000
  • Deductible $25
  • $5k coverage for sports
  • Maternity  Maternity
  • Pre-existing conditions coverage after 6 months
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Insurance for International Students (F1 Visa)

International students often purchase their health insurance in the University. While this is most popular and convenient, it is often expensive. The 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 plans are also available for international students with M1 Visa taking part in vocational or technical training.

Limitations
  • Student Secure Select, Patriot Exchange and Student Health Advantage Platinum do not provide coverage for wellness/routine and preventive care services.
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  • Deductible $50
  • Mental  Mental health
  • Sports
  • Maternity  Maternity
  • Covers one physical exam

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  • Deductible
  • Mental  Mental health
  • Sports
  • Maternity  Maternity
  • Includes Mental health

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  • Deductible
  • Mental  Mental health
  • Sports
  • Maternity  Maternity
  • Pre-existing conditions coverage after 6 months
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  • Deductible $100
  • Mental  Mental health
  • Sports
  • Maternity  Maternity
  • Plan cover for dependents, Sports, can be purchased for J2 only Know More
  • Plan Maximum $50,000
  • Deductible $0
  • Great coverage for a great price.

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  • Deductible $100
  • Plan can be purchased even if the F1 visa or J1 visa holder is not covered under this plan. Know More
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  • Deductible $0
  • Always eligible for purchase no matter what age and how long a person has been in the US Know More

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.
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  • Great coverage for a great price.

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  • Deductible $0
  • Always eligible for purchase no matter what age and how long a person has been in the US Know More
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  • Pre-existing conditions coverage after 6 months, sports and maternity is also covered
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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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  • Deductible
  • $5,000 maximum per injury or illness medical expenses only
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  • Plan Maximum $1,000,000
  • Deductible
  • Provide Adventure Sports Rider upto $50,000 lifetime maximum.
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  • Plan Maximum Unlimited
  • Deductible
  • Sports related injuries are covered.

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