Yes, visitors to the US can get insurance. It's important to understand that health insurance coverage for visitors usually won't have the same coverage and benefits as permanent residents or citizens.
Before visiting the US, travelers should check with insurance providers in their home country to see what type of coverage there is for medical expenses incurred in the US. You may find a provider to cover long-term stays or short-term stays but most likely the coverage won’t be the same as US based health insurance.
Alternatively, visitors can get temporary insurance in the US. The length of coverage can range from one week to a year and some policies will even cover pre-existing conditions. It's important to research different policies and associated fees as coverage and fees as coverage can vary. Some insurance companies for visitors in the US are:
It's important to note that travel insurance is not a substitute for health insurance, as it’s designed to provide coverage for unexpected medical events while you're abroad. Additionally, depending on the coverage you select, your insurance may not cover certain specific activities and services. Make sure to read the fine print carefully to ensure you are adequately covered.
Overall, visitors to the US can get insurance from providers in their home country or from temporary US based insurers. It's important to do ample research to select a policy that best suits your needs.