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Health care & health insurance in the United States


Health Insurance/Health Care Walk-In Hours
Monday through Thursday: 1 - 3 PM

If you are unable to meet with an advisor during walk-in hours, please contact the front-desk at ihealth@msu.edu to schedule an appointment.

New: Changes to Aetna Student Health (effective August 15, 2012)

 


Do you know...

The average cost for an urgent care clinic visit is:
Approximately $100-$200
Cost of a hospital emergency room (ER) visit is:
$600, often much more
Typical hospital charges, not including surgery, tests or other similar items is:
$2,500 or more per day
Charges for routine delivery of a baby in a hospital, including doctors' fees is:
$6,000 to over $10,000

Health care is very expensive in the United States. And the U.S. government does NOT pay any part of the medical expenses for international students or their family members. If you don't have insurance and you need medical care, you will end up paying huge bills all by yourself.

Keep in mind, it is generally impossible to buy insurance after you get sick because an illness or injury that you already have, called "pre-existing," is usually not covered by insurance. Take action now! Protect you and your family today! Learn how, read 3 ways to insure yourself and your family.

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