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  • Saturday, January 19, 2019

  • Exchange Student Insurance Protects International Visitors

    Filed Under: Health Insurance
Exchange student programs have long been a wonderful way for high school and university students to experience other cultures while fulfilling their academic obligations. As you make preparations to partake in these programs, you will want to be sure to purchase exchange student insurance.

While you may not think about getting ill or injured while studying abroad, it is a very real possibility. From injuries that occur while playing sports to illnesses that arise from trying new foods or being exposed to a different environment, there are many potential dangers inherent in visiting a new country.

Although you may have insurance in your home country, it likely does not apply to events that occur outside that country. That means you will need special supplemental coverage to help pay for doctor's visits and hospital stays. Otherwise, you will have to pay the full costs for medical care, and that can easily reach hundreds or even thousands of dollars in bills.

Exchange student insurance will cover the high costs of medical care while you study in another country. You never know when a health problem may emerge, so it is important to be prepared for any circumstance. Otherwise, your memorable studying experience could turn into an expensive nightmare.
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