The cost of healthcare in the United States is extremely high. You are strongly encouraged to obtain health insurance for you and any dependents as protection from these high costs.
In the United States, you are responsible for all costs from:
This video teaches international students how to prepare for their arrival in the U.S., how the U.S. healthcare system works and how students should seek medical care appropriately if they become sick or injured.
Courtesy of www.internationalstudentinsurance.com/explained/.