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I'm hoping you can help me. I need to buy healthcare for my son (6/4/99) who is studying at Uni of South Carolina. He is already there and needs it from now until 5/31/20. He is a UK resident but is in the US on his US passport as he was born in Texas. Uni of South Carolina have the following requirements; International Students must be enrolled in a health plan that meets the following minimum requirements: 1. Medical coverage must have an unlimited maximum benefit per policy year per covered person. 2. Contains no exclusions (or waiting periods) for pre-existing conditions. 3. And provide the following coverage benefits: - Ambulatory (i.e. Outpatient) patient services - Emergency Services - Hospitalization - Maternity and newborn care - Mental health and substance use disorder services - Prescriptions drugs - Rehabilitative and habilitative services and devices - Laboratory services - Chronic disease management 4. Out-of-pocket expenses must not exceed $6,350 (individual) and $12,000 (family). 5. Plan must provide coverage in the South Carolina area. 6. Repatriation expenses in the amount of no less than$25,000. 7. Expenses associated with the medical evacuation of the insured to the insured's home country of no less than $50,000. If the health plan does not include medical evacuation and repatriation, a rider must be purchased providing coverage at equal limits. NOTE: The following plan(s) will NOT be acceptable for waiver approval: - Short-term coverage plans are not accepted. - Financial Assistance plans are not accepted. - Travel plans or plans that require you to pay for treatment yourself and then apply for reimbursement are not accepted.


We do not offer any plans which will meet the requirements provided below. We would recommend purchasing through the University directly.

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