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J-1 visa currently in or planning to enter the United States (US) have a mandatory requirement by the US Department of State to have J1 Visa Health Insurance coverage with medical insurance benefits of at least $50,000 per accident or sickness, medical evacuation benefit of US $10,000, and repatriation of mortal remains in the amount of $7,500 in case of accidental death of J-visa holder during his/her saty in the USA.

J1 visa holders in the US and all J-2 dependents must carry mandatory US J1 Exchange Visitor Visa Insurance (medical/health coverage) during their stay in the United States. US Government regulations for the J1 Visa Health Insurance stipulate that the J-1 visa holder should carry mandatory health insurance coverage per requirements of the US Department of State, failing which then the J-1 sponsor must terminate the J1 exchange visitor program and inform the US Department of State of the same. Coverage benefits include cover for medical expenses (pre-existing conditions may be covered), prescription drugs expenses, accident/sickness coverage, emergency medical evacuation and accidental death & dismemberment (ad&d) benefits.

Understanding J-1 Visa Insurance can be complicated. There are many plans, various coverages, options and restrictions. Deciding on a policy that best suits your needs is not always easy. One can compare all the major insurance policies, select and purchase a policy that best suits your preferences at Compare J1 Visa Insurance quotes.

Also, there is a host of information available about the J-1 visa program to review and read about.