Regulations Highlight - Insurance Coverage

insurance coverage

The following J-1 regulations outlines sponsor’s responsibilities for providing insurance coverage for all J-1 Visa Participants no matter which program they are involved in.

{62.14 – Insurance}
(a) Sponsors shall require each exchange visitor to have insurance in effect which covers the exchange visitor for sickness or accident during the period of time that an exchange visitor participates in the sponsor’s exchange visitor program.

(g) An accompanying spouse or dependent of an exchange visitor is required to be covered by insurance in the amounts set forth in paragraph (a) of this section. Sponsors shall inform exchange visitors of this requirement, in writing, in advance of the exchange visitor’s arrival in the United States. (This is only relevant for the Teach, Intern and Trainee Programs which AAG is a Designated Sponsor of.)


AAG currently offers two Health Insurance Providers depending on the participant’s program for more details you can visit our website here: AAG Insurance

Bulstrad’s Phone Number: 1-866-914-5333
United Healthcare’s Phone Number: 1-800-251-1712

Bulstrad’s Policy Number: 500488
UHC’s Group Number: 742710

Interested in joining a live regulations webinar hosted by AAG Head of Training & Development? Click here for more details.

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