Insurance Requirements for Exchange Students to US
All international exchange program students are required to carry insurance for their duration of stay.
All YFU students coming to the U.S. are required to carry insurance for the duration of their stay. The majority of students are insured through Dr. Walter. Some students are insured through their YFU National Office’s preferred plan, or through scholarship-specific insurance. Please see below to determine which plan applies to your situation. For ID Card reprints with insurance information, contact your Engagement Manager (EM).
2019-20 Dr. Walter Illness and Injury Insurance & Liability Insurance Plan for most YFU students in the U.S.
Search for an Urgent Care or Walk-in clinic at: https://portal.gmmi.com/insured-patients.asp and call 1.855.488.5223 (toll free) or 1-954.308.3923. Students and host families should always contact GMMI prior to seeking medical care. If this is not possible, students and host families should contact GMMI as soon as they arrive at the medical facility. GMMI will arrange payment directly between the insurance and the medical provider. Students and host families should never pay out of pocket for medical care; except for prescriptions.
ASPE Plan for Congress-Bundestag (CBYX), future Leaders Exchange (FLEX) & Youth Exchange and Study (YES) Students
YFU CBYX, FLEX and YES students are enrolled in the ASPE insurance plan provided by the U.S. Department of State. The plan is administered by Seven Corners. All students receive temporary ID cards and plan materials prior to departure for the USA. All CBYX, FLEX and YES students will receive their official ID cards and plan materials in a mailing from YFU USA shortly after arrival.
YFU Partner Insurance Plans
Students from the countries listed below are insured under separate plans provided by the students' YFU National Offices. These offices provide insurance materials to the students prior to departure for the USA. ID Card Reprints: Contact your Support Services Manager (SSM) for a reprint.
Australia and New Zealand
Belgium - French
American Study Abroad insurance 2019-20
Study Abroad Students/ Group # PWG-100007 / YFU IES
Study Abroad Students (Germany Only)/ Group # G 96.002.974