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The Office of Student Health
 

Student Health Insurance


All degree seeking students enrolled in five or more hours are required to have insurance. As a result, all full-time students taking five or more credit hours are automatically billed for the Student Health Insurance Plan A. If you have a comparable insurance, you may qualify to waive the Student Health Insurance Plan please see the section on waving and SHI. If you are a degree seeking student taking less the 4.9 credit hours and need the student insurance you must actively enroll in the plan.
 
The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus Student Injury and Sickness Insurance Plan is an Annual Plan with coverage effective through August 31, 2014 and the Plan renews on September 1st of every year without the option to term mid-year off the plan.  Enrollment for the insurance is limited to the Fall semester for Annual enrollment, except for new Students in the Spring or Summer semesters; or for students who qualify for Late Enrollment.  Refunds will be made upon the entry into the armed forces of any country.  Students must actively attend classes the first 31 days of the semester for which the student purchased insurance coverage.   If the student withdraws from school or drops below the required credit hours within the first 31 days, a refund will be refunded if the withdrawal occurs during the first 31 days.  Students who withdraw will not be entitled to any benefits during the days described and no claims received will be honored.  No other refunds will be issued except for entry into the armed forces or withdrawal from school within the first 31 days of the semester in which the student enrolled.
 

 

 

Waiving Health Insurance  

Student Health Plans

The Student Health Insurance Plan is an annual full-service medical insurance plan tailored to the needs of the students of the Anschutz Medical Campus. The plan is underwritten by UnitedHealthCare and administered by AmeriBen 1-855-639-8679. For the 13-14 Plan Year the Student Health Office will be offering two insurance plans. The annual cost of the student insurance For Plan A is $3827 and Plan B is $2978 ( half is charged to your tuition bill in the fall and the other half in the spring tuition). Spring only coverage is from 1/1/14-8/31/14, you may only enroll in the spring term if you are a new student or have been involuntarily dropped from another plan.

 

Insurance Forms  

Insurance Forms

Here you will find various forms sometimes need to file claims along with the enrollment/waiver form. If you have any questions about any of these forms or do not see the form you need please contact the Student Health Office at 303-724-7674.

Finding Providers  

Finding Providers

Finding a network provider might be easier then you think. Please follow the instruction to ensure that you are seen by an in-network provider.

It is the student’s responsibility to confirm whether or not a particular service is covered under the plan. This confirmation must be done with AmeriBen by calling them at 1-855-639-8679. Health Office staff, including medical providers, are not adequately trained to provide confirmation of coverage for any services.

Prescriptions  

Prescriptions

Benefits are provided through Express Scripts, a point-of-service provider. Please call 1-800-206-4005 for questions regarding benefits or participating pharmacies. If an Insured Individual incurs Rx claims within the first 6 weeks of enrollment or prior to receiving an insurance card, the Insured Individual must pay for the Rx and submit a claim to after the 6th week.

Waiving Health Insurance  

Waiving Health Insurance

All degree seeking students enrolled in five or more hours are required to have insurance. As a result, all full-time students taking five or more credit hours are automatically billed for the Student Health Insurance Plan A. If you have a comparable insurance, you may qualify to waive the Student Health Insurance Plan please see the section on waving and SHI. If you are a degree seeking taking less the five credits you must actively enroll and purchase the student insurance if needed.

Note: If you do not waive the student insurance by the posted deadlines, you will not be able to waive the insurance again until Fall 2014.

Office of Student Health

Phone: 303-724-7674

Street Address: Education II, North, Room #3208

E:mail: laverne.loechel@ucdenver.edu

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