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  • Saturday, February 16, 2019

  • International Student Orientations Are Helpful in Understanding Your International Student Insurance

    Filed Under: Health Insurance

Thousands of foreign students go to the U.S. to participate in a student exchange program. Part of the requirements to becoming a foreign exchange student is having international student insurance.

For foreign students, for instance Asian ones, there has been some difficulty in totally understanding what their insurance plans offer. A major part of this difficulty is the fact that the country from which they come from has a very different way of running things than in the U.S.

Misconceptions about things like their insurance policies can lead to them not being able to take full advantage of the benefits that they should be getting. Life away from one’s home country and family is hard enough without the added disadvantage of not getting what one should rightfully be getting.

This is the reason why attending international student orientations are very useful. Especially when the insurance policy is provided by the university itself. A thorough explanation can be given by the school about how the student can make use of all the benefits offered by his international student insurance.

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