Insurance

20
Jul

Is It Essential to Opt for Trip Cancellation Insurance?

Based on the level of planning, trips can be either planned or unplanned. The unplanned trips have to be taken at short notice, giving a significantly less scope of planning. They include trips taken for attending a sick relative, a family funeral, an urgent business meeting with the client, or a job interview in a different city. On the other

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16
Jul

Essential Medical Checklist for Students traveling to the US

When it comes to health care, no other country can match the medical infrastructure and technological prowess of the United States. Years of investment in research have made it a world leader in the field of medicine. But, maintaining a high standard costs money. Unlike India, health care in the US is very costly. A simple OPD or dental check-up

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12
Sep

Health Insurance Options for International Students in Australia

For students pursuing higher education in a college or university in Australia, purchase of student health insurance (also known as Overseas Student Health Cover or OSHC) for the entire duration of their study is mandatory. This is because, like many developed countries, the cost of medical treatment in Australia is very high. Without sufficient health insurance cover, students are likely

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10
Sep

All you need to know about overseas education & job opportunities in Australia

In his latest move aimed at appeasing his domestic voters ahead of the upcoming US Presidential elections, President Donald Trump, on August 3, signed an executive order that prevents federal agencies from hiring H1B visa holders. This move came in less than two months after US authorities had ordered a temporary freeze in issuance of H1B visas to new applicants.

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6
Apr

WHAT IS PERSONAL LIABILITY INSURANCE COVERAGE AND WHY STUDENTS MUST HAVE IT?

When students go abroad for higher studies, they not only leave behind their country but also the laws governing citizens of that country. A student is expected to abide by the laws of the country where he or she is pursuing higher education, even if that student is not the citizen of that country. However, what makes things complicated is

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3
Apr

How Insurance coverage works in case of COVID-19 testing and treatment in the US?

Covid-19 pandemic threatens to rewrite history with human blood. And while earlier pandemics such as the Spanish Flu that killed over 5 million people worldwide between 1918 and 1920 had significantly higher mortality rate, the speed at which Covid-19 infection is spreading across the globe is quite unprecedented. The pandemic has left over 1 million people infected and 52,000 dead

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1
Apr

Good Habits that can help prevent COVID-19 type pandemic in the future

Among the things that Covid-19 pandemic brought to fore is the importance of following habits that are good for an individual as well as the society. While the Covid-19 pandemic might be new and novel, it nevertheless is a disease which grows and spreads only when people do not pay attention to basic things such as personal hygiene or a

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1
Apr

Possible after-effects of COVID-19 outbreak on US

Pandemics are not a new phenomenon. There have been global pandemics in the past such as the Spanish Flu pandemic that killed over 5 million people worldwide between 1918 to 1920, and more recently, the SARS pandemic that killed hundreds of people worldwide. However, what makes the Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic deadlier than its counterparts is due to the fact that,

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22
Feb

How Dual Insurance provides extra cover & saves money of students in US?

Indian students going to the U.S. for higher education are mandatorily required to purchase health insurance for them to be allowed to continue taking classes. While most universities and colleges in the U.S. have student specific health plans in association with a local health insurance provider, others may ask the student to purchase health insurance from health insurance marketplace. However,

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22
Feb

Common misconceptions that Indian students have about USA and Americans

One’s perception about a country and its people is to a large extent determined by its popular culture. After the Second World War in 1942, United States emerged as a global economic and military power and continues to shape and dominate world affairs even today. And even after 75 years since the end of Second World War, its technological and

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