CU Denver Waiver Policy
How does it work?
- Students have the option to
purchase their own insurance plan and waive the CU Denver plan
- Waivers have to be
submitted electronically each fall and spring semester; this means you are providing
proof of your own health insurance
- Health insurance policies
have to meet the minimum requirements that are set by the University of
Colorado Denver (Requirements are listed below)
- It is mandatory that your
health insurance policy starts no later than the first day of the semester and
covers you for the entire time that you will be in the US; that includes
- Beginning December 1, 2017 you can submit a waiver for the Spring 2018 semester. The deadline to submit a waiver for Spring 2018 is January 22, 2018.
Where do I submit my waiver? Click link below
International Student Health Insurance Waiver
What are the requirements
to get my insurance waiver approved?
Your insurance must meet ALL the requirements listed below:
- Annual deductible cannot
benefits of at least $1,000,000.00 per plan year with no internal (per service)
dollar limits or per visit limits for specific benefits; this includes preventive care benefits and mental health benefits;
cannot be less than 75% for PPO networks
or remains in the amount of $25,000
evacuation benefits of at least $50,000
pre-existing condition limitations
for maternity regardless of when a student becomes pregnant
of suicide and self-inflicted injury
policy must be US based (underwritten in the US)
policy must be active at all times when the student is in the US - this means
your insurance must be active on or before the first day of the semester
THAT SOME OF THE INSURANCE PLANS THAT WERE BEING ACCEPTED PREVIOUSLY MAY NO
LONGER MEET ALL THE REQUIREMENTS. MAKE SURE TO CHECK THAT ANY INSURANCE PLAN
YOU ARE PURCHASING INCLUDES ALL THE ABOVE MENTIONED BENEFITS ESPECIALLY
PREVENTIVE AND MENTAL HEALTH BENEFITS
questions please schedule an appointment with the health insurance
office at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
for Walk-In Appointments will be posted soon
Office of International Affairs
1380 Lawrence St
Suite 932, Campus Box A005/185
The master policy on file at the university
contains all the provisions, limitations, exclusions, and qualifications of the
plans, which may not be included on the web pages. The master policy is the
contract and will govern and control the payment of benefits.
The information on this
website is intended to provide guidance to the benefits of the insurance and
how to utilize its services. It in no way constitutes a guarantee of payment
for claims submitted to the insurance company.