Student Insurance Category

No Surprises Act

October 8th, 2021 by Ross Mason

On December 27, 2020 the No Surprises Act was signed into law with the main goal of addressing the issue of surprise medical bills under health insurance plans when treatment is sought out-of-network. The majority of the legislation goes into effect on January 1st 2022, and with that date rapidly coming up we wanted to […]

Telemedicine: A great way to reduce claims costs

June 23rd, 2021 by Ross Mason

Over the last 5 years, telemedicine services have really gained popularity around the world as an easy and affordable way for people to seek medical care. While the number of providers offering such services was rising, the recent COVID-19 pandemic has really given fuel to the telemedicine movement to a point where it is now […]

Service Standards at ISI

March 2nd, 2021 by Yessica Prato

Have you ever called a service line, like your internet provider or your cell phone service, and when you hung up the phone, you were smiling because the person on the other end of the line was prompt and empathetic? Customer service can truly make or break a company. Word of mouth travels faster than […]

The Additional Stressors Covid Brought and Its Impact on the Mental Health of International Students

December 1st, 2020 by Jennifer Frankel

Covid-19 has changed the landscape of education across the globe, and nowhere has that been more apparent than within international education. One of the major impacts has been on the emotional wellbeing of international students, where the American College Health Association found that international students have been disproportionately impacted by this global pandemic.  In the […]

The Parties At Work: Understanding Your Insurance Plan

November 5th, 2020 by Sally McLeod

Health insurance in the United States can be complicated and confusing, especially since there are many parties involved in making sure that your plan runs smoothly and seamlessly. In this blog, we are going to explore who these parties are, what they do, and how they work together to provide care for your students in […]

Fall Semester Recap

October 29th, 2020 by Elaine Del Rossi

This year, so far, has been a transformational one for higher education. Many colleges and universities have decided to offer only remote, virtual programs; offer a hybrid of virtual and in-person; have opened completely only to move to virtual programs in light of COVID-19 infections among students who returned to campus. For those on campus, […]

Behind the Scenes: Why So Much Information is Asked to Get a Quote

September 29th, 2020 by Jennifer Frankel

Now is the time when many schools are looking to evaluate their group insurance options. There is often a lot of confusion about the process and what you actually need to provide to get a new quote. You may ask yourself, why are they asking for my current brochure? Why do they need to know […]

Medical Debt: Helping Your International Students

September 2nd, 2020 by Yessica Prato

Healthcare became the topic of almost every conversation overnight thanks to the current pandemic. In the US, it brought up painful reminders about the health and safety of the international community and the healthcare system as a whole.  As someone living in the US, medical debt is not uncommon. In fact, according to a study […]

The Student Secure Plan – Relaunched on May 15, 2020

June 1st, 2020 by Jennifer Frankel

We are happy to announce that the Student Secure plan has been relaunched on May 15, 2020, and is now available for purchase. Students can enroll individually, or this plan can be purchased as a group, and is designed with the unique needs of international students, scholars, and students on OPT.  Available in four levels, […]

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