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Blog posts that explain insurance terminology and features.

Insurance Carrier Ratings and Why They Matter

September 19th, 2017 by Leah Hammond

When purchasing a health insurance plan, there are many factors to consider. What does the plan cover? How much does it cost? Will it be accepted by your school? One thing that you may not think about when considering your options is the insurance rating of the carrier that is behind your insurance plan, and […]

School insurance plans or my own insurance – which is better?

July 14th, 2017 by Ross Mason

When looking for insurance coverage as an international student in the USA, there are often a few options for you to consider. The three most common ones are outlined in our “School health insurance in the US” insurance explained article – but basically it boils down to a school mandated plan offered by your school, […]

How to Schedule a Doctor’s Appointment in the US

June 15th, 2017 by Bryanna Davis

You woke up with a sore throat, you can’t seem to pull yourself out of bed and your head is pounding. Although you have a busy day of classes ahead of you, it’s starting to happen: you’re getting sick. Luckily, you purchased health insurance coverage before you even arrived in the US, which means you […]

The US Healthcare Video now available in Spanish

June 1st, 2017 by Juncal Caballero

At International Student Insurance, we are interested in informing and getting you ready before your trip; therefore, we are always coming up with new resources to make the adjustment and understanding process of the new culture easier for you. For us, it is important to extend these resources and provide them in your native language. […]

The Pros and Cons of Buying a Travel Medical Insurance from your Home Country

May 15th, 2017 by Sutherland Beever

While planning a trip abroad there are a wide variety of things to consider: what hotels align best with your budget, how many shoes you can fit in your carry on – and of course, selecting a health insurance plan to help cover any unexpected medical bills you incur while traveling. Wait, that wasn’t on […]

I’m Scared to Talk About My Mental Health Issues, What Can I Do?

April 17th, 2017 by Yessica Prato

Imagine waking up one day and not knowing why you feel tired even after a good night sleep. Suddenly, simple tasks like showering, getting ready for classes, or leaving your room seem to require an incredible amount of strength. This could be signs of a mental health condition. As an international student, many factors can […]

Medical Checklist Before You Travel to the USA

March 2nd, 2017 by Leah Hammond

Studying in the United States can be a once in a lifetime experience, but preparing for your time abroad can also be a stressful and overwhelming process. Between getting your visa processed, booking your plane ticket, preparing to start classes and setting up your living arrangements, there are many things to remember when planning for […]

Top Questions International Students Have About the ACA

January 10th, 2017 by Jennifer Frankel

Even if you now know what the ACA stands for (Affordable Care Act), you still might be filled with questions about what it means for you as an international student. In today’s blog, we are going to explore the top questions international students have about the ACA. 1. What is the Affordable Care Act? The […]

Two Insurance Plans: A Good or Bad Idea?

December 15th, 2016 by Bryanna Davis

More is always better, right? When it comes to the number of insurance plans you have, that’s not always the case. If you’re considering buying two (or more) health insurance plans here are a few things that you need to keep in mind. Why consider buying two insurance plans? A few common scenarios as to […]

I Don’t Have Insurance, But Have Medical Bills To Pay!

August 1st, 2016 by Sutherland Beever

You’re young. You’re healthy. And then out of nowhere you’re faced with a medical emergency, spend some time in the hospital and are now forced with astronomical medical bills to pay. What Now? First things first: don’t get discouraged. It would be easy to stash away your medical bills in a drawer, or sit them […]

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Student Secure

International Student Health Insurance for full time students around the world.

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International Travel Medical Insurance for anyone outside of their home country.

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International Major Medical Insurance for those needing long term coverage.

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