Health Insurance

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Learn about health insurance requirements for international students attending a State University of New York campus.

5/25/18
All students attending a State University of New York (SUNY) campus are required to have medical insurance coverage which meets certain requirements.
5/25/18
Health care costs in the U.S. are very expensive and could easily overwhelm an intern or scholar on a limited budget. Therefore, the U.S. Department of State and the State University of New York (SUNY) require all J-1 Exchange Visitors and their dependents in the U.S. to have sickness and accident insurance, and medical evacuation and repatriation insurance in effect for the duration of their Exchange Visitor status.