What type of health insurance plan should international students buy?
Most insurance companies provide different types of health insurance plans to cover different needs. Be sure to choose health plans for international students as these plans are generally cheaper than ones for non-students and are specifically designed to cover the needs of the international students. Secondly, review all available plans and choose one that suits you best. Usually the general health plan does not include dental insurance and eye insurance. If you need those insurances, you would have to purchase them separately. Back How long should I have a health insurance? International students should have a health insurance plan as long as they are in the US. If you start working full time on a H1 B visa, then your company may sponsor, i.e., pay some percentage of your health insurance. Nonetheless, as long as no one else is sponsoring your health insurance, you should purchase a suitable plan for yourself. You can purchase a plan for a 6 month or a one year period and renew it on