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 firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule an appointment.
Important! If you are planning on applying for health insurance waiver in Fall 2012, you will need coverage from 08/15/2012 to 02/14/2013 instead of 12/31/2012.
Enrollment periods for Aetna Student Health have been changed, so are the health insurance waiver period requested. Please ensure you have coverage for the entire waiver period requested! You can find more information at: http://oiss.isp.msu.edu/students/health/waiver.htm.
Do you know...
The average cost for an urgent care clinic visit is:
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.