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IPO Office

phone: (208) 885-8984
fax: (208) 885-2859
ipo@uidaho.edu

Mailing address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1250
Moscow, ID 83844-1250

Physical address:
901 Paradise Creek Street
LLC Bldg. #3
Moscow, ID 83844-1250

J-1 & Dependent Health Insurance Requirements

J-1 students and dependents of students are required to have health insurance that meets or exceeds the U.S. Department of State requirements. Those requirements are as follows:

  • Benefits of at least $50,000 per accident or illness
  • A deductible not to exceed $500 per accident or illness 
  • Co-payment amount not greater than 25 percent (25%) so that the insurance pays at least 75 percent (75%) of charges 
  • Accident and illness coverage (to include maternity insurance)
  • Repatriation coverage (a type of life insurance whereby the deceased is returned to their home country)
  • Medical evacuation coverage (If the student is too ill to attend school, this pays for the student to return to their home country.)

J-1 students and dependents of students are required to have health insurance that meets or exceeds the U.S. Department of State requirements. Those requirements are as follows:

  • Benefits of at least $50,000 per accident or illness
  • A deductible not to exceed $500 per accident or illness 
  • Co-payment amount not greater than 25 percent (25%) so that the insurance pays at least 75 percent (75%) of charges 
  • Accident and illness coverage (to include maternity insurance)
  • Repatriation coverage (a type of life insurance whereby the deceased is returned to their home country)
  • Medical evacuation coverage (If the student is too ill to attend school, this pays for the student to return to their home country.)