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  • Saturday, January 19, 2019

  • Stay Well Around the World with International Student Health Insurance

    Filed Under: Health Insurance
For a select few lucky students, international studies allow a chance to learn not only academic coursework but also valuable life lessons. However, traveling to new locales also brings about certain health risks, so travelers are advised to always stay covered with international student health insurance.

From airborne viruses to illnesses brought on by new cuisine and environments to fatigue from travel, there are many reasons a student may wind up needing to see a doctor during their time traveling abroad. And that is in addition to general wellness visits and assistance with physical injuries.

Getting treatment for these problems can be extremely expensive for uninsured patients. You will have to pay the entire cost for office visits, prescriptions, bloodwork, and anything else needed to address your problem out of your own pocket. And even if you have health insurance in your native country, those rarely offer coverage abroad.

What begins as a simple illness could wind up ruining a study abroad experience unless you have take the proper precautions to minimize financial expenses. International student health insurance will help absorb those costs, making it easy for you to stay at the peak of your health during your travels. Commenting is not available in this channel entry.

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