UAF Student Health and Counseling Center

STUDENT HEALTH INSURANCE

UAF requires that all students taking 9 or more credits per semester carry health insurance. Please access the link below to read an important letter from our director about insurance requirements.

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Looking for some insurance options, click picture below for information.

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UAF has contracted with United Health Care Student Resources (UHCSR) to provide a comprehensive illness and injury insurance plan for students. Please see the links below for more information. Note: If you had this insurance last year, please review the policy because important changes have been made.

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UnitedHealthcare StudentResources 2014-2015 Insurance Brochure

Please read carefully, there are new changes.

In order to get your Insurance card, you must create an insurance account.

Make yourself an account so you can check your claims and other important information.

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The 2014-2015 Student Insurance Policy Premiums:

**Spr/Sum:               $1306.00     Jan 5, 2015 – Aug 24, 2015

Spring Semester:    $743.00        Jan 5, 2015 – May 16, 2015
*Summer only:       $563.00        May 17, 2015 – Aug 24, 2015
 

**Graduate Students with TA’s or RA’s dates of coverage.

 *Deadline for Summer insurance purchase is June 5, 2015. 

Cannot be purchased after this date.

It is important for you to check with any doctor you want to use the student insurance with to see if they are "in-network" or "out of network" because it will have a significant impact on your deductible.

Insurance message: The Choice is Yours We will provide you with information to help you make informed choices, such as physicians' and health care professionals' credentials. This information, however, is not an endorsement of a particular physician or health care professional's suitability for your needs. The providers available through this application may not necessarily reflect the full extent of UnitedHealthcare's network of contracted providers. There may be providers or certain specialties that are not included in this application that are part of our network. If you don't find the provider you are searching for, you may contact the provider directly to verify participation status with UnitedHealthcare's network, or contact Customer Care at the toll-free number shown on your UnitedHealthcare ID card. We also recommend that, prior to seeing any physician, including any specialists, you call the physician's office to verify their participation status and availability.

Current 2014 - 2015 Student Insurance Brochure is here for download. Please download and read the plan carefully, there have been significant changes to the deductibles and "in-network" and "out-of-network" payment on claims..

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Students need to add the student insurance on through UA Online or request that it be added at the Bursar's Office.

Students must be taking a minimum of 6 credit hours and 3 must be in the classroom in order to be eligible for coverage.

If there are questions about the policy, please feel free to call Margaret E. Kellogg, Insurance Coordinator for assistance 474-7043.

It is extremely important that students create this online insurance account because this will be the only way you will receive your id card.  The insurance company is no longer automatically mailing them out nor will temporary cards be available. 



FrontierMEDEX: Global Emergency Services

is included in your student health insurance plan.

Frontier MEDEX: Global Emergency Services helps students, eases parents’ concerns and provides a valuable service for academic institutions.

Many colleges and universities have contingency plans in place to help students who are sick or injured on campus. But what happens if a student develops an urgent medical situation while traveling for academic or personal reasons?FrontierMEDEX provides an easy, affordable and turnkey solution in the event of such an emergency, found at the bottom of page 21 and on page 22 of the insurance brochure. 

This component of the Student Health Insurance is especially helpful to students traveling throughout the United States or traveling abroad. 

Need Insurance help?

Help in Fairbanks for the Health Insurance Market place call: 907-458-1544 and a Certified Application Counselor can assist you.

The Affordable Care Act or (ObamaCare) opens Insurance up to all on October 1, 2013.

Please see the links below for more information in regards to the Health Insurance Marketplace links for more info:  https://www.healthcare.gov/ and  

 http://health.younginvincibles.org   http://app.healthyyoungamerica.org/


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