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Student insurance age limit

originally posted: 11/22/2006  reposted: 2/18/2011 This post has not been recently reviewed or revised by the author and may be out of date. If in doubt, please send a new question or ask for an update.

Q: What is the age limit for student health insurance plans?

A: There is no age limit. The student health plans at are actually available to anyone at almost any age (0-64) but are designated as "student plans" simply because they provide lower pricing to the 19-29 age group than most other health insurance. American Health Shield, for example, issues many policies in the $60-$80 per month range on a semester by semester basis and this has historically been the most popular plan for college students. See the Student Health Insurance page for more information.


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