All J-1 visa applicants who are accepted for long-term study and residence must have medical insurance coverage as required by the United States Government. Such coverage shall include:
- Medical benefits of at least $100,000 per person per accident or illness
- Repatriation of remains in the amount of $25,000
- Expenses associated with medical evacuation in the amount of $50,000; and
- A deductible no greater than $500 per accident or illness.
Applicants are encouraged to obtain this insurance coverage before arrival.
Please keep in mind that OMSC scholarships do not cover the cost of medical insurance.