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International Student Health Insurance Category

Blog posts that address health insurance for students around the world.

How does the ACA apply to me?

April 24th, 2014 by Jennifer Frankel

If you are an international student, you may be confused about how the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act applies to you. Also known as PPACA, ACA, or ObamaCare, this legislation can be confusing, especially as much of the information out there doesn’t directly speak to international students. To help you on your way, here’s […]

Insurance for International Students in Japan

April 14th, 2014 by Victoria Troupe

Japan has become a popular destination for international students and it’s no surprise. Japanese educational institutions offer high education standards as well as affordable tuition. Like all people studying internationally, you will want to consider your health insurance options while you are in Japan. Your options differ depending on the longevity of your stay. Here […]

High School Exchange Health Insurance

April 4th, 2014 by Ross Mason

Every year, nearly 50,000 students come into the USA on the J1 visa and participant in high school exchange programs. That number also does not include the students who come in on the F1 visa, so the total number of international high school students could easily be double that. Then when you look at other […]

Health Insurance for International Students in the Netherlands

March 31st, 2014 by Bryanna Davis

There are currently more than 65,000 international students in the Netherlands and for many good reasons. The Netherlands is one of the safest countries in the world- this means not only can students from around the world rest assured that they won’t have too many safety blunders while abroad, but convincing parents to allow a […]

Maternity Coverage for International Students

March 24th, 2014 by Victoria Troupe

When you’re studying internationally, choosing the right insurance plan can be daunting. You want to make sure you’re covered in case you need to seek medical attention. If you are a woman studying internationally or if your wife is traveling with you while you study internationally, maternity coverage may or may not be on your […]

International Student Insurance Has A New Look!

March 14th, 2014 by Jennifer Frankel

In case you didn’t notice, International Student Insurance has a new look! You may have noticed that we’ve updated our logo and you’ll see him popping up all over – throughout our website, Facebook, Twitter, Google +, emails and more! Our new logo marks a unification of our network of sites. While his color may […]

Avoid an Epic Fail and Find These Must-Have Insurance Benefits

December 9th, 2013 by Bryanna Davis

If this is your first time researching international health insurance, it’s more than likely an overwhelming experience. When searching through the long list of benefits and exclusions, find a plan that has the following must-have insurance benefits: Doctor Visits- Even if you are visiting or studying your host country for a short time period, you […]

Do you have $1600 to spare? Why you need Health Insurance

October 16th, 2013 by akeller

Most international students are young and healthy and think they don’t need to have health insurance during their time as an international student.  I’m here to tell you otherwise – you need to have it! Accidents, injuries or an illness can happen anytime and you don’t want to be left paying out of pocket for […]

Student Health Insurance for Study in Brazil

September 27th, 2013 by Jennifer Frankel

When preparing to study abroad, there are a number of concerns that students need to take into consideration. Not the least of these concerns is the matter of health insurance. It is important for students to be familiar with the health system of their host country, so that they are prepared and know what to […]

Why Does Insurance Matter to Me?

August 17th, 2013 by Jennifer Frankel

As an international student studying in the United States, your US school most likely requires that you present proof of adequate health insurance coverage before you are allowed to enroll in your classes. While dealing with all the worry and stress that comes with choosing a health insurance plan, you may be wondering, “ Why […]

Our Insurance Plans

We offer a range of international health and travel insurance plans for both students and non-students including:

Student Secure

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

Atlas Travel

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

Global Medical

International Major Medical Insurance for those needing long term coverage.

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