An 18 years old hockey player from Finland was attending school in Canada. After a game, he complained of massive headache. He began vomiting and was taken to the Emergency Room where doctors discovered a brain aneurysm. He required emergency surgery and spent several days in the ICU before transferred to a regular ward. The player’s father flew out from Finland to be with his son during his 2 weeks hospitalization.
Without Student Medical Insurance, his out-of-pocket costs would have totaled $57,456.52.
Insurers vary in their definitions and conditions of coverage. So read the summary of benefits; the limitations and exclusions; and some of the key definitions. Understand what you are buying. The peace of mind is worth it.
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