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J-1 Visa Exchange Visitor Program
Health Insurance Plans

VISIT® International Health provides Insurance Plans specifically designed for the US State Department’s J-1 Visa Exchange Visitor Program.  We offer Custom-designed Plans from a variety of insurers, including Aetna and United HealthCare, as well as many basic J-Visa Health Plans that are very cost-effective.  Please review the State Department J-1 Visa insurance requirements below:

J-1 Visa Exchange Visitor Program Insurance Requirements

J-1 Visa Program Participants and their Dependents are required to have medical insurance coverage with the following Minimum Coverage: 

  • Medical coverage of at least $100,000 per accident or illness

  • Repatriation of remains in the amount of $25,000

  • Expenses associated with the Medical Evacuation of the exchange visitor to his or her home country in the amount of $50,000

  • A Deductible not to exceed $500 per accident or illness.

Sponsors are to require that their Participants (and any Dependents entering the United States as holders of a J-2 visa) have insurance in effect during the period of time they are in the Sponsor's program.  


International Health has provided superior health plans and excellent Customer and Claims Service for nearly 40 years.  We represent most major insurance carriers, and we work with numerous J-Visa Exchange Visitor sponsor organizations.  We will be pleased to administer your J-Visa health insurance plan.  To obtain a competitive health plan proposal, please complete the Group Form or simply give us a call at
1-800-247-5575 or email us at info@visitinsurance.com today.

Choose a CUSTOM-Designed Health Plan for the best prices - however, this option often requires that your Group has acceptable and documentable prior claims experience.

To obtain a
CUSTOM Proposal, please provide:

•  Number of Participants
•  Duration of Travel in days (include first and last day)
•  Date of Birth of each participant (or age range of participants)
•  Coverage desired (DS2019 minimum requirements, or higher if preferred)
•  Multiple groups may qualify for lower rates; ensure that you inform us completely of your annual requirements

•  Past Claims experience (if available)
•  Email the above information in spreadsheet format or use the Group Information Questionnaire below.

Easily obtain a customized Group Insurance Proposal!  For convenience, Click here for our Group Information Questionnaire.

Choose from our INDIVIDUAL Health Plans if your Group is new, or small, or has high claims experience in the recent past.  Individual Plans allow you to choose upfront from a variety of coverages and price points, and to achieve lower overall pricing until you develop your own claims history.

Choose from our INDIVIDUAL Health Plans:

  • Plan E Plus
    Quote your GROUP with Plan E PLUS
    Plan E Plus is a flexible and very competitive health plan, with a choice of Medical Maximums and Deductibles and with 80/20 coinsurance to $5,000.  Choose a Medical Maximum from $100,000 up to $1,000,000 Per Accident or Illness, and choose an Annual Deductible from $0 to $500.  Your participants may change coverage, if desired, allowing the Sponsor to offer participants (and parents) a broad choice of Health Plans.  Plan E Plus is very competitively priced, and all E Plus Plans meet or exceed J-Visa insurance requirements.
    • Ideal for Students, Scholars, Faculty & Dependents Worldwide (Inbound/Outbound)
    • Also ideal for Study Abroad & ANY Worldwide Traveler (not just Students)
    • Wide Choice of Medical Coverage & Annual Deductible options
    • Dependent SAME LOW PRICE as Student
    • Good Coverage & Stable Rates – Our popular Health Plan for 40 Years!
    • Click here for more information!

  • Patriot Exchange|
    Quote your GROUP with Patriot Exchange 
    PEP is designed for individuals and groups of two or more students studying abroad or participants of cultural exchange programs. Most plan options are designed to meet the U.S. J-1 and J-2 visa travel insurance requirements.  Plans include:

    • Plan maximum limit available up to $500,000 per injury or illness, Lifetime Maximum $5,000,000
    • No coinsurance
    • Groups may purchase customizable annually renewable long term plans
    • Freedom to seek treatment with hospital or doctor of your choice
    • Universal Rx pharmacy discount savings card
    • 24 hour secure access from anywhere in the world to manage your account at any time
    • Optional Add-On coverage available for high school sports, interscholastic, intramural, or club sports, personal liability and legal assistance 
    • Click here for more information

  • Student Health Advantage
    Quote your GROUP with Student Health Advantage
    Meets the needs of international Students, Scholars, Faculty, and their Families, including Maternity and Pre-Existing Condition coverage.
    • Ideal for Students, Scholars, Faculty & Dependents Worldwide (Inbound/Outbound)
    • Ideal for Study Abroad
    • $300,000 OR $500,000 Medical Coverage ($5,000,000 Lifetime)
    • Includes Mental Health & Pre-Existing Conditions Coverage
    • Maternity coverage available through the Platinum Plan.
    • Click here for more information!

  • Affordable Care Act (ACA) Comparable Health Plans
    The ACA Plan includes Unlimited medical benefits, wellness/routine exams/immunizations coverage, no waiting period for pre-existing conditions, mental health coverage, Rx card, and includes maternity, emergency medical evacuation and repatriation of remains. UnitedHealthcare Provider Network.  VISIT® Preferred is an ACA-Comparable Health Insurance Plan.

Contact us today for a Free Quote at 1-800-247-5575 or info@visitinsurance.com

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