Effective 05/15/2015 insurance coverage must include:

  • Medical benefits of at least U.S. $100,000 per accident or illness.
  • Repatriation of remains in the amount of U.S. $25,000.
  • Expenses associated with medical evacuation in the amount of U.S. $50,000.
  • Deductible per accident or illness $500 or less.

A willful failure to carry required insurance is considered to be a violation of the Exchange Visitor Program

J-1 Exchange Visitor insurance options and information (not affiliated with UTSA)

UTSA student insurance plan (Academic Health Plans) includes coverage for visiting scholars and researchers.