Are you planning a visit to the United States? The US is one of the more popular destinations among international travelers, international students and expatriates. The reason for your travel may vary from visiting relatives, going on a vacation, part of your education or on a business meeting. The United States sees a large number of international travelers throughout the year. While outside one's home country travelers need to ensure that they have all necessary travel documents to have a hassle free visit. One finds that quite often visitors in the US are unaware of certain rules and the way the US system works, particularly with reference to healthcare. It can be a nightmare if the traveler is caught in an unforeseen situation and is unprepared for it. The US health care cost for visitors to USA is one such factor. While outside his/her home country the traveler is exposed to different environment which can cause health related issues and may need immediate medical treatment. The medical care system in USA is very sophisticated but the cost of treating a medical emergency is also very expensive. Being a foreign visitor and getting treated in an US hospital can cripple a vacation because of the unfamiliarity to the US health care system. While outside one's home country, the domestic insurance usually will not cover medical expenses incurred in an international countryIt is therefore strongly recommended that one buys Visitor medical insurance before leaving for the United States to be secure in the event of a medical emergency and a financially catastrophic situation.