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  • Wednesday, August 23, 2017

  • Exchange Student Insurance: A Simple Guide

    Filed Under: Health Insurance

When you are studying abroad, you definitely feel like this is a dream come true. You should be aware that you are going to a different culture, to a totally different way of living and that the rollercoaster of life will take you up and down. Think positive, there will be more ups than downs, but just in case downs happen, there is one thing that can save you from troubles and that thing is exchange student insurance. Above all of this, this is a requirement for almost all schools and governments prior to enrolling into their programs.

A Quick Glance into International Student Insurance
Foreign student health insurance is a powerful tool that protects you from high medical bills when you are far from home and covers emergency treatment, hospitalization, dental fees, prescription for medical drugs, evacuation, and repatriation, etc.

Things You Did Not Know About International Student Insurance
Foreign student health insurance is a very flexible tool that can be bought for a few days, a full year of the student exchange program or the entire time of a study program, so that in the end you get to choose what suits you best. Remember, the cost for foreign student insurance depends on many factors: the medical condition of the individual, medical history of pre-existing conditions, conditions related to depression, eating disorders, suicide attempts, drug or alcohol abuse, sport injuries or alcohol-related injuries.

The Good Parts of Foreign Student Insurance
More than that, exchange student insurance can also cover for the high medical bills for your spouse or child. That is an extra bonus, so the downs of life cannot catch you or your loved ones off guard and you can enjoy the great years of a collegiate career abroad.

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