Heath Insurance Requirements

Heath Insurance Information

All International students attending Lane Community College must have health insurance. Health insurance is a very important part of your educational expenses because of the high costs of medical care in the U.S.

The school has a policy which currently costs approximately $450 per term or $1,800 for the full year of 2020-2021. For fall and winter terms you will be billed and enrolled only for that current term (one term's charges only). For spring term you will be billed and enrolled for both spring and summer terms (charged for two terms) with spring term tuition and fees.

You will be required to purchase the college policy unless you provide a Certificate of Insurance or Sponsor letter from your government agency which shows you have comparable coverage through another company. The proof must be provided by the end of the first week of classes. Private policies that do not show comparable coverage will not be accepted, and you will be automatically enrolled in and responsible for payment of the school policy.

Pre-existing conditions (a health condition, diagnosis or medication you are already being treated for) will not be insured for the first three months of coverage. Coverage includes routine wellness, accident, and illness care. It does not include Dental insurance for extractions or treatments.

Coverage Type Private Policy
Minimum Requirement
Maximum available with Lane's policy
Accident Medical Expense $250,000 $500,000 maximum benefit
Illness Medical Expense $250,000 $500,000 maximum benefit
Medical Evacuation $10,000 Unlimited if arranged through Firebird
Repatriation $10,000 Unlimited if arranged through Firebird

** Maternity coverage for females must be included (per State of Oregon law).

NO LESS COVERAGE WILL BE ACCEPTED. If you would like us to review your current policy or a proposed policy, please send a Certificate of Insurance which should include your name, dates of enrollment, and amount of coverage. Your personal document must be in English and an original document. I.D. cards without policy information are not accepted

Unlimited Medivac and Repatriation coverage provides worldwide emergency medical assistance services plus unlimited medical evacuation and repatriation benefits and is not often automatically included in private insurance. However, it is required, and private policies will not be accepted without this coverage.

You will be given information at orientation about insurance including policy information, identification cards, and insurance website information. For specific Firebird International Group policy information, please visit our insurance information page.

Also, Lane Community College students are allowed to take advantage of our no- or low-cost health care in the Student Health Clinic to reduce health care costs. This should be the first place you go if you have medical problems.

We want your stay here to be as pleasant, healthy and successful as possible. Your health is an important part of this.