While many international students enjoy the experience of studying in the US, many are unaware of the requirements for student health insurance. Most are under the impression that their travel insurance will cover any, or all, medical bills.
Everyone experiences a range of emotions. There will be times when an individual is joyful, but other times they may feel angry or sad. It’s a normal part of life. However, just because it is normal does not mean an individual doesn’t need support to make it through the rough times, especially when a student is feeling depressed or suicidal.
It’s not uncommon for an international student, planning to study in the U.S., to get bombarded with ads for an international health insurance plan. The most compelling part of these plans is that they are cheap.
But as the saying goes, you get what you pay for.
A comprehensive student health program can include more than an insurance plan. Most insurance plans already include benefits such as telehealth and nurseline solutions. What else could your students need? How about a student assistance program?
National Provider Identification.
If you know what any of these terms mean then, congratulations! You’re in great shape, and don’t have to worry about waivers. However, most people aren’t as familiar with what these mean, and really those terms are just scratching the surface when it comes to waivers.
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