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Discussion in 'Medical Students - DO' started by cpepper, Jan 13, 2002.

  1. cpepper

    cpepper New Member

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    Does anyone have any recommendations regarding a student health insurance carrier? How much are students usually paying per month and what sort of coverage is provided? Any information is greatly appreciated.
     
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  3. dwstranger

    dwstranger Senior Member 10+ Year Member

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    Bethlehem, PA
    Are you an AMSA member? Because AMSA offers an insurance plan -- well, it's not actually AMSA, but their members can take advantage of it. In my limited checking, I found it to be cheaper than other plans, although I still thought it was a little expensive.

    Go to <a href="http://www.student-resources.net/" target="_blank">http://www.student-resources.net/</a> and click on Insurance Brochures -- it'll bring you to a list of organizations for which they underwrite. Click on AMSA (or AMSA-NY) for info.
     
  4. LoanGrl

    LoanGrl Member 7+ Year Member

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    You also might want to check with SOMA (Student Osteopathic Medical Association) at each osteo school. I understand a lot of students are participating in the program and the national and local chapters benefit financially.
     

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