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Short-Term and Temporary Health Insurance

Short-Term and Temporary Health Insurance

Short-Term and Temporary Health Insurance
What is it?

Health coverage for a short period of time as compared to standard insurance.

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Short-term health insurance is designed to provide coverage for a short period of time. Coverage for these policies are usually from six to 12 months. However, some plans can be as short as one month.

Short-term health insurance plans provide limited benefits designed to protect you and your family against unforeseen illnesses or accidents. Those who need medical insurance for a limited period of time should purchase short-term health insurance.They do not provide comprehensive coverage for medical services like physical exams, dental and vision care.

Why short-term health insurance matters

Short-term health insurance plans provide limited benefits designed to protect you and your family against unforeseen illnesses or accidents. Short-term health insurance plans are available for those looking for temporary coverage in the U.S. until they are eligible for domestic health insurance.

These plans are best suited for recent U.S. immigrants, college graduates, international students on OPT visas, early retirees waiting on Medicare to begin, guest work visa holders, such as H or L visas, and U.S. citizens returning to the U.S. after living abroad. These short-term medical insurance plans are also appropriate for individuals who have been laid off from their jobs, are in-between jobs, or are waiting on their permanent health benefits to begin at their new job. These plans are available for individuals up to the age of 64.

Short-term health insurance offers the following benefits:

  • Medical coverage
  • Urgent care
  • Emergency services

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VisitorsCoverage let me get it done very painlessly and immediately sent all the documents including IDs by email. It was so great!

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At VisitorsCoverage, you can easily compare Short-Term Health Insurance plans and buy them online, quickly and without excessive paperwork. Short-Term Health Insurance plans can help protect you from unforeseen circumstances and let you travel with peace of mind.

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Disclaimer

Plan features listed here are high level, provided for your convenience and information purpose only. Please review the Evidence of Coverage and Plan Contract (Policy) for a detailed description of Coverage Benefits, Limitations and Exclusions. Must read the Policy Brochure and Plan Details for complete and accurate details. Only the Terms and Conditions of Coverage Benefits listed in the policy are binding.