International Students in the USA Category

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

The Student Secure Plan: Relaunched

May 19th, 2020 by Jennifer Frankel

The Student Secure plan has been relaunched for the 2020-2021 school year. Starting on May 15, 2020, the plan has been enhanced to continue to serve the unique needs of international students.  The Student Secure plan is available in four different levels, Smart, Budget, Select and Elite, giving students the option to choose a plan […]

The Cigna Global Medical Plan: International Health Insurance

May 4th, 2020 by Jennifer Frankel

If you and your family are looking for a comprehensive health insurance plan that will cover you around the world, the Cigna Global Medical plan is worth considering. This plan provides international medical care around the world, and is annually renewable so you can keep the plan as long as you need. The plan also […]

The Liaison Student: International Student Health Insurance

March 26th, 2020 by Jennifer Frankel

We are excited to introduce the Liaison Student, our newest international student health insurance plan, that will cover students internationally around the world. This plan is available in three levels: Economy, Choice and Elite, allowing students to choose the plan that works best for their needs and budget. This plan also gives students the flexibility […]

The U.S. Healthcare System- What You Need To Know Before You Go

October 23rd, 2019 by Natalie Holland

For international students traveling to the United States, having knowledge of the healthcare industry in the US will allow you to feel confident about what to do in the case that you get sick or injured. While it can seem daunting, if you have the knowledge you need, taking control of your healthcare is simple. […]

2019 Travel Video Contest

September 11th, 2019 by Leah Hammond

The annual InternationalStudent.com Travel Video Contest is now open for submissions! Entering its 14th year, the InternationalStudent.com Travel Video Contest now boasts 5 unique prizes, with a First Place Grand Prize of $4,000. Here’s your chance to be a winner this year.  If you are currently studying outside of your home country, your video must […]

Health Insurance for International Students at Stetson University

August 16th, 2019 by Diana Nolasco

Because healthcare can be so expensive in the United States, Stetson University recommends that all international students have a comprehensive medical insurance plan before departing their home country.  Like most universities, Stetson University maintains that all J-1 visa holders must purchase plans that meet these certain requirements: The plan must include a minimum of $100,000 […]

Wellness, Immunizations, and Birth Control for International Students in the U.S.

August 15th, 2019 by Leah Hammond

When planning on studying in the U.S., the last thing you might be thinking about is the cost of healthcare. It is well known that healthcare costs are very high in the United States, so it’s important to make sure that you have a health insurance plan in place when you arrive. Health insurance plans […]

Health Insurance for International Students at Polk State College

August 12th, 2019 by Diana Nolasco

As an international student, it is important to have medical health insurance throughout your studies in the US. Due to the high cost in medical care, most schools in the US require international students to purchase health insurance before enrolling in the classes. Polk State College is no different. Polk State College requires international students […]

Health Insurance Requirements for Florida Southwestern State College

August 9th, 2019 by Diana Nolasco

If you are an international student attending Florida Southwestern State College this upcoming school year, you are required to provide proof of health insurance prior to registering for classes. Healthcare in the United States can be very expensive, so it is not unusual for universities to require international students to have health insurance during their […]

Health Insurance for International Students at Bethune-Cookman University

August 5th, 2019 by Diana Nolasco

Deciding which health insurance plan to enroll in can be very overwhelming, but it is worth your time and energy to make sure you have a plan that works well for you. Due to high costs for medical care in the US, many schools like Bethune-Cookman University require international students to purchase a specific type […]

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