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Health Insurance Policies Available in the US

Alternative Health Insurance Providers

Teachers College cannot endorse or recommend any single health insurance provider. The following list, however, refers to companies that are well-established providers of health insurance to international students, visitors, and their families.

The following policies may be especially useful for students who are searching for short-term coverage to meet expected 'gaps' in longer-term coverage.

 

Company

Policy Name

Policy Type

Phone/Fax

Location

Seabury & Smith

MedChoice International

Whole Policy

202-457-6824
202-457-6877 fax

Pennsylvania

HTH Worldide

Preferred Health Plan
Preffered Health Plan Suplement

Standard Health Plan

Preffered Health Plan& Family Health are whole policies

1800-242-4178

888-243-2358

Virginia






Wallach

HealthCare America (short-term)
HealthCare Global (long-term)
HealthCare Global2000 (Students under the age of 30)

Whole Policy(10-90 days)
Whole Policy(6 month minimum)

In USA
1800-237-6615
(540)687-3166

Virginia

Medical assistance plans are not available to residents of the State of New York

Medex

TravMedChoice

Medical Evacuation and Repatriation Program

short-term(1-14days)
Supplement

In USA
1 800-732-5309
(410)453-6300

Maryland

CMI

Global Medical USA
Medical Evacuation and Repatriation

Short term(15 days minimum)
Long term(12 months)

In USA
1 800-586-0753
(410) 583-2595
Fax: 410-583-2595

Maryland

Markel/ The Harbour Group

International Student & Scholar Medical Insurance

Whole Policy

In USA
1800-252-8160
(987)885-4200

Virginia

New York International Group

Global Medical Insurance
International Student Health Insurance - Patriot Travel Medical Insurance

Whole Policy

In USA
1800-804-5763
(212)268-8520

New York

T.W.Lord Associates


The Plan-Medical Insurance for International Students & Scholars

Whole Policy Supplement

In USA
1800-633-2360
 

Georgia

Specialty Risk International

International/Travel Medical Insurance

Whole Policy, Short-term, Long-term

In USA                     1-800-335-0611      (317) 575-2652
Fax: 317-575-2659

Indiana






 Gateway World Worker Insurance
 Customizable Insurance
 1800-282-4495  Arizona
California
 PSI  International Scholars Insurance
 International Visitor Plan
 1-888-789-4488  Virginia
Pensylvania
 Seven Corners
Inbound Guest Medical Insurance
 Visiting Scholar Plan
 1-800-335-0611
 Indiana
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