SCOLASTIC MUST BE CONTACTED ASAP AFTER AN INCIDENT OR NO BENEFITS ARE PAID.
The Student Travel Assistance Program is designed to help locate health care in an emergency when you are traveling more than 100 miles away from school.
In some cultures it is customary to go to the hospital with any and all medical needs, however, if you do that here in the US you will end up with large bills that you will be responsible to pay. You always want call the nurseline (1-877-643-5130) or to use Student Health Center and if they are closed, go to your networks urgent care facilities.
The reason preventative medicine is not included is because this is an accident and illness plan. Preventative medicine gets to be costly and the plan’s premium would go way up if this were included.
Procedure 3.4.1 under Policy 3.4 Part 3 says:
Part 3. International Students.
International students must purchase the system-approved student health insurance, except those students whose sponsoring agency or government certifies that the student is covered under a plan provided by the sponsoring agency or government.