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Waiver

The Fall waiver period is 7/17/17 – 9/8/17

The Spring/Summer waiver period is 12/1/17 – 1/26/18

The Summer waiver period is 3/30/18 – 6/15/18

The deadline to waive is September 8, 2017.

DOMESTIC STUDENT WAIVER

If you wish to waive the student health insurance plan, please have a scanned copy of your Medical ID Card and click on the link below.

Health Insurance Requirements:

  1. The insurance company must be headquartered and operating in the United States, with a U.S. claims address and customer service telephone number.
  1. The insurance coverage must remain in effect from August 13, 2017, through August 12, 2018.
  1. The plan must provide inpatient hospitalization benefits in the New York City area, including mental health benefits.
  1. The plan must provide outpatient benefits in the New York City area, including office visits, outpatient mental health benefits, maternity benefits, and laboratory and radiology procedures. (Please note that coverage for emergency-only care does not satisfy the requirement.)
  1. The maximum benefit payable under the insurance plan must be unlimited (US currency) per condition with a deductible not to exceed $400 (US currency) per year.

Click here to submit your DOMESTIC STUDENT waiver request

 

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT WAIVER

If you wish to waive the student health insurance plan, please have a scanned copy of your Medical ID Card, a scanned copy of complete policy (including exclusions, limitations along with deductibles and co-pays), a certificate of coverage verifying coverage from August 13, 2017, through August 12, 2018, and click on the link below.

Health Insurance Requirements:

  1. The insurance company must be headquartered and operating in the United States, with a U.S. claims address and customer service telephone number.
  1. The insurance coverage must remain in effect from August 13, 2017, through August 12, 2018.
  1. The plan must provide inpatient hospitalization benefits in the New York City area, including mental health benefits.
  1. The plan must provide outpatient benefits in the New York City area, including office visits, outpatient mental health benefits, maternity benefits, and laboratory and radiology procedures. (Please note that coverage for emergency-only care does not satisfy the requirement.)
  1. The maximum benefit payable under the insurance plan must be unlimited (US currency) per condition with a deductible not to exceed $400 (US currency) per year. For international students, the insurance plan must also include coverage for medical evacuation of at least $25,000 (US currency) and repatriation of remains of at least $15,000 (US currency) per year.

Travel policies and insurance plans that always require you to pay for treatment yourself and then apply for reimbursement will not be acceptable for waiving out of the Student Health Insurance Plan.

If you are an International Student please click on the link below if your plan complies with the above requirements. Please make sure to have a scanned copy of your Medical ID Card and Policy Benefits available.

Click here to submit your INTERNATIONAL STUDENT waiver request.