Health Insurance Information

(For International Students Only)

All international students at UNM must have health insurance. Hospital admission, surgeries and medical care in general are all expensive and without insurance, you are held responsible for the entire cost. On this page, you will find information on health insurance policies and what actions to take when you get sick.

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Non-UNM International Student Health Insurance

The following companies offer different types of health insurance plans for travelers, international students and scholars in the US and for US students studying abroad. UNM requires all students and scholars to carry health insurance. Since information about individual plans changes frequently, please consult these websites and call the company to be sure that you have accurate information about exactly what the plan covers. J students, scholars and dependents are required by US law to have insurance with the following MINIMUM coverage. Check with the company to be sure they meet these requirements:

  1. $50,000 per person per accident or illness,
  2. $7,500 for repatriation of remains,
  3. $10,000 for medical evacuation,
  4. No more than $500 deductible per accident or illness, and
  5. Coinsurance must not exceed 25% payable by the exchange visitor or sponsor

TFG Global Insurance Solutions
www.globaltravelinsurance.com

Health Care Global 2000
www.wallach.com

ISO Student Health Insurance
www.isoa.org/compass_main.aspx

Healthcare Advantage
www.hthworldwide.com

The Lewer Agency
www.lewer.com

Assurant Employee Benefits (Dental)
www.assurantemployeebenefits.com

Collegiate Care
www.studentinsure.com

International Insurance Professionals
www.internationalpro.com

World Travel Center
www.worldtravelcenter.com

Seven Corners
www.sevencorners.com

Cultural Insurance Services International
www.culturalinsurance.com

Travelers Insurance
www.travelers.com

US Health Plans
www.ushealthplans.com

I Student Insurance
www.istudentinsurance.com

The Harbor Group
www.hginsurance.com

Gateway Connexions
www.gatewayplans.com

Study USA Healthcare
www.travelinsure.com/what/susahigh.asp?132796

The insurance company chosen must have a company rating of A- or above on one of the following scales: A.M. Best, Insurance Solvency International, Ltd., Standard & Poors Claims-Paying Ability, OR B+ or above from Weiss Research, Inc.