Dell Medical Students will be automatically enrolled.
See WAIVER TAB to waive out of the UT Student Health Insurance Plan.
Fall 2022 - 05/15/2022 - 07/16/2022
DOMESTIC STUDENTS: WAIVER CRITERIA BELOW:
All domestic students are automatically enrolled in and charged for the UT System Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP) unless a waiver is submitted and approved. Students holding comparable coverage may be eligible to waive enrollment in the UT SHIP.
To be eligible for a waiver of enrollment in the UT SHIP, the University requires that students provide evidence of other comparable health coverage. Please be advised that the waiver request will be reviewed and verified active with the insurance carrier. Notification of acceptance or rejection of this request will be sent to your email within seven business days.
Waiver requests MUST be submitted no later than July 16, 2022 to be considered.
Health Care Coverage Requirements for Students
Essential Minimum Benefits: A comprehensive package of benefits and services that must be included in a PPACA compliant health care, including:
Preventative Care Medical care that must be offered to participants in health coverage with no out of pocket costs to the plan enrollee.
Short Term Limited Duration Plans Health insurance coverage provided pursuant to a contract with an issuer that has an expiration date specified in the contract (taking into account any extensions that may be elected by the policyholder without the issuer’s consent) that is less than 12 months after the original effective date of the contract.
New Students: You will automatically be enrolled in health insurance coverage from June 1, 2022 to June 30, 2022.
If you have an alternate health insurance plan and wish to submit a waiver request for the dates above or a waiver request for both these dates and Fall, please use the following instructions to submit your waiver request:
You will receive an email regarding the status of your waiver once your request has been processed.
New and returning students who want to waive for Fall only coverage:
If you want to waive enrollment from UT SHIP, please acquire an electronic copy of the front and back of your insurance ID card and then select the link below to submit your waiver request. Once you login, select the RED button under the “No, I do not want the insurance.” Section.
Should any Health Science Student experience a needlestick exposure, please complete and submit Needle Stick Claim Form to BCBSTX in a timely manner to ensure benefit is covered at 100%.
International Claim Form - Used to submit claims for benefits for covered services received outside the United States
Healthcare coverage when you are traveling or living abroad
Used to submit claims for benefits for covered services received outside the United States