La Salle New International Student Guide

Health Insurance

Written By: cook

 

 

 

Click here for 2013 – 2014 La Salle University health insurance plan

 

 

La Salle University Health Insurance Policy:

According to La Salle’s Student Guide to Resources, Rights, and Responsibilities, all La Salle students must have a health insurance plan.  The standards below are specific requirements for international students.

  • ALL returning and new international students and scholars will have the opportunity to enroll for the university sponsored health insurance plan by the 2nd day of international student orientation (ISO), which is:

Wednesday 21 August 2013

  • International students and scholars who:
    • have not enrolled in the university’s health insurance plan by Wednesday 21 August 2013

or

    • requested a waiver and submitted proof of adequate health insurance coverage by the date of ISO;
    • will be automatically charged/billed for the university sponsored health insurance plan

 

ENROLLMENT INSTRUCTIONS:

1)   YOU MUST GO to http://www.firststudent.com BEFORE ARRIVING ON CAMPUS OR DURING THE ORIENTATION PROCESS OR YOU WILL NOT BE ENROLLED.  Failure to enroll at the proper time could cost you money for lab work or chest x-rays when TB testing is done during Orientation because your health insurance information will not be in the computer system yet.

2)     Select La Salle University from drop down menu at the bottom of the page

3)     On the left hand side of the screen, click on Enroll Now for 2013/2014 school year

4)     Follow instructions

 

WAIVER INSTRUCTIONS:

1)     Plan information must be printed in English and a company representative must be available through a United States telephone number.

2)     The insurance plan must include the benefits of medical repatriation and evacuation.

3)     The insurance plan submitted must show coverage for the entire year.  If the academic program is shorter than one year, the insurance plan submitted must cover entire length of stay.

4)     All J-1  visa holders and their dependents (J-2 visa) must enroll in a health insurance plan according to United States governmental guidelines:

  • Medical benefits of at least $50,000 per accident or illness;
  • Repatriation of remains in the amount of $7,500;
  • Expenses associated with the medical evacuation of the exchange visitor to his or her home country in the amount of $10,000; and
  • A deductible not to exceed $500 per accident or illness.

 

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