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Bemidji State University: No health insurance, no classes

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Starting next semester, full-time students at Bemidji State University will need to have health insurance in order to register for classes.


A school-provided policy was approved by BSU's Student Senate last spring in order to prevent students from having to choose between paying for a high health care bill or tuition.

Having health insurance is important, said Andy Bartlett, BSU's interim director of communications and marketing, because it offers students protection.

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