There are no specific insurance requirements for F-1 visa holders set forth by the US Department of State. At LAPAC you will need to make the determination for yourself . Students have the ultimate flexibility to choose the insurance plan that best fits their needs and budget! It’s important to make sure that the insurance plan you choose provides comprehensive coverage by reviewing the exclusions, ensuring that the plan is underwritten and administered through a reputable company, and speaking to a licensed insurance agent to help address any questions you may have.
Be sure to read other articles in the Insurance Explained section to help you better understand how healthcare is regulated in the US, myths that often surround insurance, as well as general information to consider when purchasing an international student health insurance plan.
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