On December 20, 2019, there were 6 health insurers who signed the Certificate of Supply of Overseas Student Health Cover to the Australian Government allowing them to offer OSHC.  These are: If you are an overseas student with a temporary student visa, maintaining overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) for the duration of your visa is a condition of your visa. This type of coverage helps international students with the medical and hospital expenses they need during their stay in Australia. OSHC also includes outpatient coverage and limited medications. OSHC policies help cover the costs of hospital and medical care. Benefits are also paid for emergency services. The Ministry of Health also provides explanatory guidelines for the act and a unilateral fact sheet on what is in the act and how the CHSO works. For more information, consult your OSHC insurer….