You are required to have health insurance for yourself and your dependents (spouse and/or children) if they are in the US.
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Why do I need to have health insurance?
American health care is very expensive and you must have appropriate insurance coverage. If you fail to obtain health insurance to cover your medical costs you will be responsible for paying your medical bills in full. Even simple medical procedures can amount to thousands of dollars.
Required Levels of Coverage
University of Maine Student/Scholar Medical Insurance Plan
For the on-line plan brochure and information on who to contact for assistance with insurance visit the Cross Agency.
Choosing an Alternate Plan
All exchange students are enrolled automatically in the UMaine International Insurance Plan for the full academic year. If you are an exchange student for only one semester at UMaine, you can adjust the dates of your UMaine insurance coverage by submitting the Temporary Coverage Form. Yearlong exchange students must have health insurance for the full year.
Can I have a health insurance for only one semester?
Only exchange students enrolling at UMaine for one semester or students graduating in December can have health insurance coverage for less than one year. All other international students must have health insurance for the full year. To enroll in the insurance University of Maine Student/Scholar Medical Insurance plan for a partial year complete and submit the Temporary Coverage Form.
How do I insure my dependents?
If you have dependents (spouse and/or children) with you in the US they must be insured. To enroll your dependents in the University of Maine Student/Scholar Medical Insurance plan please complete and submit the Dependent Enrollment Form
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