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Health Insurance Information

Insurance Information for Summer and Fall 2009

New Mexico Tech students regular full or part-time are required to show proof of valid medical insurance coverage through a U.S.-based insurance company before registering for classes. Students may select the insurance company of their choice. Students who do not have coverage with another insurance company can purchase insurance through Macori, Inc. at www.macori.com


International Students

Beginning in the 2008-2009 academic year, New Mexico Tech will administer a health insurance plan through Macori, Inc., available to international students in F-1, J-1, or J-2 status. Students with these visa types are required to either enroll in the Macori Student Health Insurance plan or to provide proof of student health insurance coverage provided by his or her home school (in the case of visiting students), a parent's family-plan insurance, or a short-term insurance by a provided who specializes in coverage for students of US institutions while studying abroad. The insurance must meet or exceed the following minimum standards:
# Provision for pre-existing conditions
# Coverage for mental and nervous disorders of $5,000 or more
# Overall medical benefits of $50,000 or more ($100,000 is recommended)
# Emergency evacuation and repatriation of $7,500 or more
# Repatriation of remains of $10,000 or more

MACORI INC: http://www.macori.com/States/NM/NMTgateway.asp

First-time students should purchase insurance before arriving on campus. Students who have existing insurance plans which meet the minimum standards listed above should complete the Insurance Waiver Form located on the Macori Link above.