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Blog posts that address insurance issues of importance for international students studying in the USA.

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 […]

The 2017 Travel Video Contest is Now Open!

September 6th, 2017 by Sutherland Beever

The Travel Video Contest on InternationalStudent.com is back and ready to help even more international students reach their dreams! To enter this year’s contest, all you need is a bit of ambition, the desire to travel or study abroad, some decent videotaping equipment, and the editing software of your choice.  Odds are, you already have been […]

How To File An Insurance Claim and What To Expect

August 15th, 2017 by Jennifer Frankel

If you have an international student insurance plan, then you will need to file an insurance claim with your carrier to either get reimbursed for expenses you paid upfront, or to make sure the provider gets paid. Like most private insurance plans, this is not done automatically, so there are a few steps you’ll want […]

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. […]

Now Announcing the 2016 Travel Video Contest Winners!

November 23rd, 2016 by Sutherland Beever

The votes are in and it’s about time that you find out who wins, right? Grab a bag of popcorn and find a comfy chair, because we are now announcing the 2016 Travel Video Contest winners! After spending nearly 1,000 hours watching video after video submission, the InternationalStudent.com team and panel of judges have finally decided […]

It’s That Time Again: Now Announcing the 2016 Travel Video Contest!

September 6th, 2016 by Sutherland Beever

Get your video cameras ready and your creative juices flowing because now is your chance to earn $4,000! Let’s be honest, writing, shooting and editing an amazing video about your travel experiences doesn’t happen overnight, but with a bit of hard work and a dash of creativity, your video submission could earn you the title […]

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 […]

Individual or Group Insurance – What is Right for My Group?

July 11th, 2016 by Jennifer Frankel

Many schools and organizations come to us trying to figure out how to best manage their insurance plan. Deciding whether an individual or group insurance plan is best for your students can be difficult, and will depend on your process, how much control (and how involved) you want over the insurance, ease of administration, and […]

Why you Need an International Student Insurance Plan you can Renew

February 23rd, 2016 by Bryanna Davis

If you’re like many other international students who come to the US to study, you’ll be pursuing your degree for a few years. In turn, this also means you will need a health insurance plan that you can keep during that time. While it might initially seem like a good idea to purchase a health […]

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