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International Student Program

Medical Insurance for F-1 Visa Students


As of August 15, 2021 your health insurance provider will switch from Anthem to Sirius International with the Aetna network of providers. The plan will be administered by LewerMark. All F1 international students at LACC are required to enroll in a medical insurance policy provided by the Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD). Plan Information Packet

Health Insurance Workshops

Learn about and how to use your New insurance plan and benefits. Watch the Insurance Workshop. Click View Now!

Coverage Dates & Cost

FALL SEMESTER: August 15th - January 31, 2021            COST: $677.58

WINTER SESSION: Decemeber 15th 2021 - January 2022  COST: $195.86

SPRING SEMESTER: February 1st - August 14, 2022         COST: $677.58

SUMMER SESSION:  May 15th - August 14, 2022             COST: $338.79

  • Your member ID card.
  • The Find a Doctor tool.
  • More information about your plan benefits.
  • Health tips that are tailored to you.
  • LiveHealth Online and 24/7 NurseLine
  • Mental Health Online Support
  • Student support specialists
  • Plan Information Packet
About Your Policy

Your health insurance provider will switch from Anthem to LewerMark Student Insurance, which utilizes the Aetna network. LewerMark will assist you with any customer service needs as you navigate the U.S. healthcare system.This plan provides free access to Teladoc, My SSP, and SES. Please open and read the attached welcome flyer that highlights some of these innovative features. Plan Information Packet


If you need to file an Anthem claim prior to August 15th contact Gallagher Insurance by calling 833-818-7090 or clicking EMAIL QUESTIONS or visit Anthem

*Please note that the fees for the medical insurance policy are subject to change without prior notice.


Do you have questions about your policy? You may engage directly with LewerMark Representatives at 1.800.821.7710 or email

OPT Students

If you are currently are on or plan to be on OPT and would like to enroll in health insurance here are some insurance options:

1) To stay on your currently healthcare plan you will need to contact Ms. Marine Petrosyan/DSO and notify her of your intent to enroll. Please note that there is an additional $25 SEVIS fee that is applied.

2) Contact LewerMark directly to learn about individual plans available at and select OPT as an option.

Understanding Health Insurance in the U.S.

The health care system in the U.S. is quite different than in most other countries. Please watch these useful videos for more information about your health care plan.

International Student Health - Click VIDEO
Using your insurance - Click VIDEO
Deductibles, Coinsurance and Copays: Click VIDEO