Many international students studying overseas will need to purchase student health insurance. Since health care varies country by country, it is important to consider the health care of the place you are traveling to. Important questions to ask yourself include:
- How is health care received and paid for in my host country?
- Does my country have universal health care? If so, am I eligible?
- Do I have any insurance requirements in order to receive my visa?
Health care in many countries require foreigners to pay for their own health care. In situations like these, purchasing standard student health insurance plans can lift the burden of paying expensive health care costs in the event of an accident or illness. Other countries may require you to purchase an insurance plan that meets specific guidelines. In these cases, you may need to show proof of coverage in advance, or upon arrival in your host country.
International Student Insurance offers standard student health insurance plans that works for students around the world. Students can purchase a comprehensive health insurance that covers doctor visits, hospitalization, prescription medication, repatriation, emergency medical evacuation, and much more! Our plans are affordable, and can be easily purchased with same-day coverage. Upon purchasing the plan, students will receive their documents electronically which will include the receipt, ID card, and plan information.
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact one of our licensed insurance agents.