Sponsors and What They Do
Are Summer Work/Travel program participants required to have medical insurance?
Yes. In fact, all exchange visitors, regardless of their program category, are required to have medical insurance. Sponsors shall require each exchange visitor to have insurance in effect that covers the exchange visitor for sickness or accident during the entire period of time that an exchange visitor participates in the sponsor's exchange visitor program. (The period of time identified on the Form DS-2019.)