international student health insurance
visa, government, and u.s. employer
visa: you are on a j visa and have adequate health insurance that you purchase before you arrive in the us.
government: your government or embassy pays for your scholarship and provides you health insurance through a u.s. health insurance company.
u.s. employer: you have comparable insurance coverage through your, your spouse’s, or parent’s u.s. employer.
insurance plan waiver criteria
deductible: no more than a $2,500 individual deductible.
hospital: at least 70% in-patient hospitalization coverage.
Medical Evacuation & Repatriation: medical evacuation and repatriation coverage.
dependent enrollment process
it is required for a spouse or child on an f-2 or j-2 visa to carry appropriate health insurance. if you have a dependent on a different visa classification, we strongly recommend that they hold adequate health insurance.
make sure you are registered for 1 or more credits per term. your student insurance will be billed to your psu student account.
the cost is $935 per term for each family member and you will pay using a credit card. visit academic health plans for more information.
re-enroll each term
you must re-enroll your family members within the first two weeks of each term.
contact the insurance team
schedule an appointment
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