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  • Saturday, February 16, 2019

  • Parents Should Get Their Students an International Student Insurance

    Filed Under: Health Insurance

Parents who have children studying abroad should prioritize getting international student insurance for their children. Getting an insurance policy will help ease their worry about not being able to take care of the child who is studying abroad, aside from the fact that a health insurance is a requirement in most universities for foreign students.

Health insurance, such as international student insurance, takes care of the medical expenses that will be incurred in case the student/policyholder gets into an accident or is injured. This will be very helpful to the student, especially since healthcare can get very expensive in some countries.

With health insurance, the student will not have to worry about drawing the money from his own pocket, because the insurance company will take care of it. That will be one less thing to worry about.

The student’s foster parents will also not have to worry about paying for the medical expenses in case a medical emergency does happen to the foreign student that they are fostering. This is how useful and important international student insurance is.


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