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I will be a J1 scholar and I need to supplement my Georgetown insurance for a period when they do not cover me. I tried to purchase Medical insurance but I got this message: "If the proposed insured is physically located in the Country of Canada during this quoting session, then the purchase of this policy is prohibited and must be cancelled by clicking the cancel button. Otherwise, please click continue." Am I not allowed to purchase insurance as a Canadian?

Answer:

As a J1 visa holder you are eligible to purchase the Atlas series plans provided they meet your Universities requirements for coverage. 

The disclaimer that populates is stating that in order to purchase the plan you cannot be PHYSICALLY located in the country of Canada at the time of application.  If you are Canadian citizen but not physically located in the country of Canada as you complete the application you  are eligible to purchase the plan. 

If you need any additional assistance please contact our office .


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