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  • Friday, November 24, 2017

  • Think You Don’t Need Foreign Student Insurance? Think Again

    Filed Under: Health Insurance
If you are a student planning to study abroad or visit another country temporarily, it is important that you consider purchasing foreign student insurance. Many students do not realize just how valuable this type of insurance is, and believe they do not need it.

Some people erroneously dismiss foreign student insurance as a needless expense. They may believe that they will not get sick or injured during their trip, and that if they do that getting medical care will be inexpensive.

What they do not realize is that injury and illness can occur at any time and in any location. And if you do not have insurance, the cost of simply visiting the doctor can be hundreds o dollars, while more complex procedures can cost thousands. As a student, those unforeseen expenses can be devastating.

Foreign student health insurance will help absorb those high costs, leaving you to pay only a minimal amount. It can be used in many different types of situations, and it can be accepted around the world, allowing you to travel confidently no matter where you go. Unless you would like to pay the high costs of uninsured medical care, you will certainly want to look into student insurance. Commenting is not available in this channel entry.

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