Posts Tagged ‘insurance’

Prescription Medications: Don’t be taken by surprise!

July 20th, 2021 by Yessica Prato

A few weeks ago, I went to the pharmacy to pick up a prescription that I’ve filled for months before. My insurance had changed recently so I had to fill the prescription under the new insurance. After the pharmacist got off the phone with this new insurance company, he advised me that there was an […]

Updated Travel Medical plan for 2020

July 16th, 2020 by Yessica Prato

Our international travel medical insurance plan has been updated for 2020, with new pricing and many of the same great options and benefits! Some highlights of the plan include: Doctor’s visits and Hospitalizations Medical Evacuation and Repatriation Trip Interruption and Travel Delay Extreme Sports like Skiing or Snowboarding COVID-19 covered, the same as any other […]

Provider Network changes on the Student Secure and Atlas Travel plan

July 2nd, 2019 by Alexis Ponce

For students or travelers coming to the United States, the StudentSecure and Atlas Travel plans will be switching their PPO (Preferred Provider Organization) to the UnitedHealthCare Network for plans that are purchased as of July 1st, 2019! This update will apply in the following situations: If your home country or country of citizenship isn’t within […]

Exclusions That Can Bite Your Butt!

September 20th, 2013 by Jennifer Frankel

Many international student assume that if they have health insurance, their health care costs are either fully covered or at least a good portion of their medical bills will be paid. Unfortunately, this is not always the case where plans have “exclusions” which tell you what isn’t covered under the health insurance policy. A health […]

Step-by-Step Guide: How Do I Submit an Insurance Claim?

September 9th, 2013 by Jennifer Frankel

No matter whether you’ve paid for your charges to your medical bills up front or if the insurance company will pay your doctor or hospital directly, you will need to submit an insurance claim form to the insurance company. This insurance claim form informs the insurance company about the situation, what medical treatment you have […]

Health Insurance Requirements for German Visa

October 10th, 2008 by International-Student-Insurance

In order to obtain a visa to travel to Germany, all non-European citizens must have a travel/medical insurance policy that meets particular requirements. You also must submit written proof of coverage to the consulate. It must state that you have coverage in Germany and show that you have coverage up to the required amount for the necessary benefits.

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