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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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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20
Feb

Does your Student insurance plan really cover sports injuries? THINK AGAIN!!

There is a misconception among many Indian students who go to study in the US that health plans that cover sickness and injury, also cover those injuries sustained while playing a sport. This however is only partially true. While most student health plans do cover injuries while playing sport, there are certain exceptions to it. In this blog, Student Cover

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13
Feb

MANDATORY IMMUNIZATION FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS IN THE U.S. AND THEIR COSTS

The spread of Novel coronavirus (named Covid-19 by World Health Organization) that spread from Hubei province in China to rest of the world has led to countries imposing strict screening regulations for overseas travelers from entering their country. And although the medical fraternity is working frantically to develop vaccine against Covid-19, it may take another 12-18 months before it can

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12
Feb

How Universities & Colleges in the US are trying to keep students fit?

With the cost of healthcare and insurance rising every year, academic institutions are now encouraging students to adopt a healthy lifestyle. Many college and universities are undertaking schemes and programs that include making provision for nutritious meals as well as infrastructure needed for physical activity. They also carry out regular campaigns against unhealthy habits such as smoking and alcoholism. In

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