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Health Insurance

Health Insurance

Every guest, visitor, professor or student, as well as accompanying family members and dependents, associated with The Weizmann Institute of Science should be covered by a comprehensive private health insurance policy for the period of their stay in Israel. 

FULL TIME MSC &, PHD STUDENTS AND POSTDOCS

Full time Feinberg Graduate School International students (MSc, PhD and Postdoctoral fellows) must purchase an Israeli health insurance policy for which, there is full reimbursement provided by the Graduate School.  We recommend the Harel-Yedidim Collective Health Insurance Policy for the duration of your stay.

VISITING SCIENTISTS RECEIVING A SALARY, WIS EMPLOYEES

If you will be in Israel on a B1 Work Permit Visa, you are obligated to take the Israeli health insurance policy that our visa team will direct you to, in order to make sure that we meet the government regulations.  It is mandatory that you have the Harel-Yedidim Collective Health Insurance Policy for the duration of your stay.

VISITING SCIENTISTS WHO WILL NOT RECEIVE A SALARY, VISITING STUDENTS

If you are arriving with health insurance from your home country, please make sure that it covers you for the full duration of your stay and covers the following areas:

  • All medical emergencies
  • Hospitalization
  • Medical flight evacuation back to your home country
  • Transportation of mortal remains

FAMILY MEMBERS OF ANY OF THE ABOVE

We recommend that you purchase the local policy from Harel-Yedidim however; you are free to purchase any policy that will cover your stay in Israel.

Please ensure that you understand how to use your policy in the event that you need it.

Harel-Yedidim Collective Health Insurance Policy

Below you will find a summary of the major points in the policy offered:

  • Medical Emergencies
  • Hospitalization
  • Pregnancy and childbirth – Full coverage after waiting period of 3 months
  • Emergency psychiatric treatment
  • Physiotherapy treatments
  • Psychological treatment
  • Extreme sport cover

The policy costs are as below:

  • · Children up to age 3: $3.57 per day
  • · Age 4-65: $3.34 per day
  • · Age 66-75: $3.60 per day

 

You can view the Harel-Yedidim Collective Health Insurance Policy in full by clicking here to download.

 

To purchase a new policy, click here to download the application and payment form, and email them directly to: academic@yedidim.co.il. Please do this no more than one month prior to your arrival in Israel.

 

To extend an existing policy, click here to download the extension form and email it directly to: academic@yedidim.co.il.

 

To cancel an existing policy, click here to download the cancellation form and email it directly to: academic@yedidim.co.il.

 

Should you have any questions about the policy, please contact Harel-Yedidim at +972 3638 6216.