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

Please note: Having health insurance is mandatory in order to apply for a visa!

In order to purchase Harel-Yedidim health insurance through BGU please contact 

vhi@bgu.ac.il (Beer Sheva) or noanevo@bgu.ac.il (Sde Boqer).

Health Insurance Procedures  

Prices of the health insurance are established by Harel-Yedidim.

Please note: Updates of Insurance Premiums (January 2019)

Your insurance must cover the following areas:

  • All medical emergencies
  • Hospitalization
  • Medical flight evacuation back to your home country
  • Transportation of mortal remains
  • Specific programs may have additional requirements

If you are coming with health insurance from your home country, please make sure that it covers you for the duration of your studies.

Travel Insurance

Harel-Yedidim Medical Policy Insurance (for visitors and students) is valid only in Israel. People covered by Harel-Yedidim who wish to travel outside Israel will need to purchase a "Travel Insurance ".

Travel Insurance policy can be paid (in one payment only) by credit card (not debit or direct) or by bank transfer:
Premiums
Payment by credit card
Payment by bank Authorization

For payment by bank transfer, please contact us at vhi@bgu.ac.il (Beer Sheva) or noanevo@bgu.ac.il (Sde Boqer).


There is also an option to add to this policy a:

How to obtain Medical Insurance:

Harel-Yedidim offers two kinds of medical insurance: "Prestige" and "UMS". For details on each one of them and differences.

Harel-Yedidim Insurance Agency's Website

Relevant documents for obtaining medical insurance:


For UMS medical insurance:

For private payment via credit card 
For private payment through bank authorization

For payment by bank transfer, please contact us at vhi@bgu.ac.il (Beer Sheva) or noanevo@bgu.ac.il (Sde Boqer).

      

For "Prestige" Policy: 

For private payment via credit card
For private payment through bank authorization

For payment by bank transfer, please contact us at vhi@bgu.ac.il (Beer Sheva) or noanevo@bgu.ac.il (Sde Boqer).

To extend a prestige policy, please contact us a month before it expires, and send us a filled internal form,  a filled prolong form .

Emergency Contacts at Harel Yedidim:  

Harel Yedidim Tel.: 03-6386216

Amos Gilboa: 09-7441622

24/7 052-3250975 

E-mail: y_health@yedidim.co.il

Einat Cohen-Gilboa: 054-5297775

E-mail:Einat@yedidim.co.il