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  • Monday, August 21, 2017

  • International Student Insurance in the United States

    Filed Under: Health Insurance

An international student insurance is an important requirement that needs to be complied by foreign students studying in the country. In fact, some universities offering exchange student programs even offer this type of insurance to the participants of the student exchange program.

A foreign exchange student insurance is important while studying in the United States. This enables foreign exchange students to receive sufficient health care in case of medical emergencies. It will also ensure that the student will have access to a health care provider to ensure that he will be in good health for the rest of his stay in the country.

An international exchange student insurance will lessen the burden of heavy expenses in treating medical emergencies. It will reduce the chances of having to take care of expensive health care, prescription medication and doctor visits.

The cost of a foreign exchange student insurance will depend on the individual himself, his medical history and the state that he will be studying in. There are international student insurance policies that offer as low as $50 a month.

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