OPT health insurance for Students
Foreign students studying in USA (MS /MBA) on F1 visa , enrolled in graduate or undergraduate program can take up a practical training job known as OPT (Optional Practical training). OPT students can work without H1B visa for up to 12-29 months, depending on their field of study, and need to ensure they buy health insurance.
During this period of OPT, a student may not be eligible for regular student health insurance. Once on h1B the employer usually gives a health insurance to purchase at a discounted rate.
Some of the popular places where you can buy the OPT health insurance are: