Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) Worldcare for Fall 2015 Participants
All N.U.in Australia participants are required to maintain health insurance as part of their visa requirements. N.U.in Australia participants will be covered by Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) Worldcare, an authorized provider of health coverage for international students. The cost for this health coverage will be included in the N.U.in program fee.
OSHC Worldcare representatives are on campus at SUT several days each week to assist N.U.in Australia students with all OSHC inquiries. Students can inquire about their OSHC policy, seek advice when filing claims for reimbursement, obtain instructions about how to order an OSHC membership card online, and much more. Visit the OSHC website for further information.
OSHC is sufficient for a routine doctor’s visit to address a head cold or a sore throat. However, if a student has a pre-existing condition that can be managed while abroad, but will require some medical attention, consider looking into additional coverage. We recommend reading the OSHC policy documents carefully, looking into what your current insurance carrier will cover abroad, and making a decision as a family about what additional coverage is necessary. N.U.in has provided a checklist of questions to guide the conversation with your current health insurance provider as you determine the extent of international coverage needed.
International students might need to arrange for coverage with a company in their home country. Most policies do not cover international students traveling in a country other than the US.