Insurance Plans Outside Harvard
The HIO has information regarding alternative health insurance plans for those who are not eligible for Harvard employee benefits. These plans satisfy the U.S. Department of State health insurance requirements for J visa holders.
For a PDF with a more comprehensive list of health insurance plans that meet the J visa requirement, see here.
Long-term Coverage (coverage for J-1 scholars as well)
- Compass Student Insurance
- International Student Insurance (ISI)
- International Student Protection (ISP)
- ISO International Student Insurance
- Wallach & Company
Medical Evacuation and Repatriation Coverage
Dependent-Only Coverage Available
Massachusetts Health Reform
All residents of Massachusetts are required to have health insurance. In an attempt to make health insurance more affordable to residents, an independent state agency called the Health Connector was created to help Massachusetts residents find health care coverage. You may be eligible for some of the plans offered by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.