Financing health care in the U.S. can be very difficult as it is fairly expensive. As a result most students are required to buy insurance which will help cover the costs in the case of illness or accident. The following are various insurance plans that you will want to consider before making a decision.

Type of Insurance Description References
University Insurance Some universities require all students to be under the same health insurance plan. In any case the university health care plan will be your easiest option, although it is not always the least expensive. Check with the school you will be attending, as insurance may be included in the tuition. The Health Center will have more information about the insurance policy.
Private Insurance There are numerous health insurance providers that offer various options. Check the extent of coverage, method of payment and billing, and emergency assistance options. Sample options for international students:

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