Office of International Affairs

J-1 / J-2 Health Insurance

J-1 / J-2 Health Insurance Coverage

Exchange visitors on J-1 status and their J-2 dependents are required by federal regulations to maintain basic health insurance coverage for medical care as well as supplementary coverage for medical evacuation,  and repatriation of remains. To learn about minimum requirements and type of insurance required according to the type of relationship with UTHealth (visitors, employees with benefits, employees without benefits, etc.) refer to the documents and links below: 

J visitors may purchase appropriate insurance coverage one of several ways:

Visitors who might qualify for required J insurance waiver, contact us for advise and to obtain an OIA Insurance Waiver Form