This type of plan covers the expenses and associated services for your emergency medical evacuation or repatriation back to your home country.
For example, if you are studying in the United States on a J visa, you are required to have a minimum of $50,000 of evacuation coverage and a minimum of $25,000 of repatriation of remains. Medical Evacuation and Repatriation provides annual coverage that meets these requirements.
Who can buy the Medical Evacuation and Repatriation plan?
Any non-U.S. citizen and non-U.S. resident who is traveling to the United States and participating in full-time educational activities can buy this plan. You are not required to have a visa.
What if I already have a health insurance plan?
Some schools may require you to buy the university approved health insurance plan. However, most of their plans do not provide coverage for emergency medical evacuation insurance or repatriation.