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

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Capped Benefits: Know the Pitfalls and Dangers!

April 19th, 2016 by Jennifer Frankel

With most insurance plans, there will always be marketing materials such as brochures or a table of benefits that explains the benefits of that particular plan. While this may give you a bird’s eye view of your plan, this is NOT the official policy wording of your policy and you might be surprised to find […]

Medical Evacuation and Repatriation: Why It Matters

October 29th, 2015 by Jennifer Frankel

It’s 2 in the morning, and you can’t breathe! You are rushed to the hospital, and they need to send you to another city to get medical treatment. What do you do? In an emergency situation like this, it’s important that you pre-plan and have an insurance plan that will cover you in case the […]

I’m Pregnant! Can I Get Insurance?

July 8th, 2015 by Bryanna Davis

Expecting a child is an exciting time, but it also requires you to start realistically looking at your finances. Having a baby inside the Unites States can be very costly and the fees start even before childbirth, and continue through to delivery and after care. Delivering a child inside the US, for example, can cost […]

Dependent Health Insurance for J2 and F2

May 13th, 2015 by Jennifer Frankel

Many colleges and universities offer group health insurance plans for their international students and visiting scholars. In the past, many students and scholars were able to include their children and spouses (holders of J2 or F2 visas) on their school’s group plan as well. Now, with many schools offering Affordable Care Act compliant group plans, […]

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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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