This year’s h1b lottery (also known as h1b抽签) has come to an end, whether you are waiting for approval or applying for other types of visas, you need to consider your health insurance in the United States (also known as 美国医疗保险).

The United States is the most expensive country in the world for medical expenses. Ordinary outpatient fees can range from hundreds to thousands of dollars.

Ordinary outpatient fees can range from hundreds to thousands of dollars. If you need surgery, the cost can be tens of thousands to hundreds of thousands of dollars, and you also can’t afford the vaccination of international students (also known as留学生疫苗接种). These highlight the importance of insurance for international students (also known as 留学生保险).

The purchase time of American insurance is limited, and it is not available at any time of the year. Therefore, it is possible for applicants to find that the application time of the year has expired or expired after entering the website, which should be dealt with separately:

  • If the annual medical insurance application has been completed, then only applicants with special life change events can choose to apply for insurance for the year as special circumstances. The special life changes include: relocation to new areas, due to resignation/unemployment losing original insurance,the child is born, new immigrants, etc.)
  • If the applicant does not have any special life change events, you will need to apply for the next year’s long-term medical insurance at the specified time. And now, you can buy short-term medical insurance instead.

There is no universal health insurance system in the United States. Most of the medical institutions here are private. In addition to purchasing insurance provided by the school, international students can also purchase medical insurance through commercial insurance companies. Here, the international student insurance recommend (also known as美国留学生保险推荐) Huhu insurance (also known as虎虎保险),which is popular with many Chinese students.