Scholar Health Insurance Requirements
To apply for the OISS WSU Scholar Health Insurance log on to https://4studenthealth.relationinsurance.com/ and click the enroll link that pertains to you.
IMPORTANT HEALTH INSURANCE INFORMATION
The U.S. Department of State regulations (22 C.F.R § 62.14) requires all J exchange visitors to have health insurance for the entire duration of their DS-2019. Any J-1 exchange visitor who willfully or negligently does not purchase health insurance for themselves and/or their family will be terminated from the WSU Exchange Visitor program.
REPATRIATION & MEDICAL EVACUATION COVERAGE IS REQUIRED
WSU requires repatriation and medical evacuation coverage for all interntaional students and scholars, except for commuting Canadian students.
Effictive October 1, 2020, the Office of International Students and Scholars will cover the cost of the repatriation insurance for the 2020-2021 academic year,
Please note: The repatriation and medical evacuation coverage is required to be renewed annually along with your health insurance.
CANADIAN J-1 STUDENTS AND SCHOLARS
J-1 Canadian Students and Scholars can no longer use their OHIP as proof of health insurance coverage. OHIP does not provide adequate coverage while here in the U.S, and does not meet the Department of State health insurance requirements and is not PPACA compliant. All J-1 Canadian students and scholars must purchase the OISS WSU health insurance currently provided by Relation Insurance Services. TRAVEL INSURANCE IS NOT ACCEPTABLE AS IT FAILS TO MEET HEALTH INSURANCE REQUIREMENTS.
To enroll in the OISS WSU International Student Health Insurance, log on to https://4studenthealth.relationinsurance.com/ and click the enroll link that pertains to you.
* PAYMENT OPTIONS * PAYMENT OPTIONS *
Unless otherwise noted, payments are made directly to Relation Insurance Services, on-line, during the enrollment process. Visa and Mastercard are accepted.