Student Health Insurance

 

As we continue to focus on the health and well-being of our students and staff, if you would like to schedule an appointment with the student health insurance representative,  appointments will be conducted remotely until further notice. Please email our office, and we will schedule a virtual appointment.  You will receive an email with a link to the virtual platform Zoom (a Zoom account is not required to participate).  We will continue to answer all of your questions and concerns via email. Please do not hesitate to contact us at health@unthsc.edu.

 

COVID-19 Benefit Insurance Information

UNITED HEALTHCARE STUDENT RESOURCES is the insurance provider of the UNT Health Science Center.  Policy Information can be found below under “Benefits”.

All students are required to have health insurance and must obtain and maintain health insurance coverage while enrolled at the UNT Health Science Center. Students who find themselves without coverage due to age limitations or employment changes should contact Student Health Insurance to obtain insurance coverage information as soon as possible.

Frequently Asked Questions

• New student enrollment and waiver of insurance information will be provided during orientation.

TCOM and DPT

Waivers for 2020-21 are now closed for College of Pharmacy and PASG

Waivers for 2020-21 are now closed F1 International Students in GSBS and SPH 


Waivers and Enrollment for Fall 2020 are now open TCOM/DPT. Fall 2020 Enrollment and Waivers for F-1 Visa is now available until August 4th.


Should any of the above student groups require coverage due to a change in your current coverage status, email health@unthsc.edu 

 

Benefits

2020-2021 United Healthcare Student Resources Policy Brochures;


Optional Standalone Dental and Vision Policies:

Cigna Dental 

Cigna Instructions for Applying

VSP Vision


Pricing Guide

2020-21 Pricing Guide

 

Claims

For customer service questions related to United Healthcare Student Resources, call 1-866-429-4868


**LabCorp is the preferred In-Network Laboratory for United Healthcare.

 


United HealthCare Services:

Find Pharmacy

Find Doctor or Hospital

Create your MyAccount 

 

ATTENTION INCOMING DOMESTIC GRADUATE SCHOOL AND PUBLIC HEALTH STUDENTS. Coverage may be purchased on an as-needed basis.  *This does not remove the requirement listed below to maintain health coverage while enrolled. International Students are required to enroll in the school plan unless you have a policy that meets the requirements listed below.

 

TCOM, SHP (PA-DPT),  International Students
Students enrolled in the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine, School of Health Professions and the College of Pharmacy are required to enroll in an annual plan or waive out with the understanding that their insurance must be in effect for the full school year and meet the minimum comparable coverage guidelines as outlined below. The deadline for TCOM, DPT annual waivers is August 4, 2020. Pharmacy and PA Deadline is August 25, 2020
GSBS and SPH
Degree-seeking domestic students enrolled in the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences and the School of Public Health are eligible to obtain school-sponsored coverage on a voluntary basis.  Enrollment and payment will be the sole responsibility of the student. The deadline for enrollment in the Fall semester is September 1, 2020. All registered international students, scholars, or other persons with a current passport and student visa engaged in educational activities at the HSC are required to enroll in the university-sponsored plan or provide documentation of comparable coverage through the online waiver management system. Degree-seeking students in ONLINE ONLY programs are exempt from this requirement. Enrollment is available for purchase at the start of each semester or on an annual basis at the beginning of the academic year (August).  To enroll, go to www.unthsc.myahpcare.com and click on the ENROLL button at the top left of the page.  Payment will be required to complete the process. THIS PROCESS IS ONLY FOR GSBS and SPH DOMESTIC STUDENTS.  All other student groups must follow the enrollment and waiver process outlined to the left.
Next enrollment/waiver period for International GSBS and SPH Students:  Fall 2020
For short-term coverage, contact
Student Health Insurance

 

Waiver Requirements

 

Comparable Coverage:  Insurance coverage must meet the minimum standards as outlined by the federal government’s Affordable Care Act in addition to the following:

• Include inpatient care in the DFW area (including mental health coverage)
• Provide outpatient care (including office visits, outpatient mental health, emergency/urgent care and ancillary procedures).
• Prescription drug coverage

Comparable coverage for International students

• Have a government-sponsored insurance plan provided by your home government that is funding your tuition and cost of living while attending UNTHSC
• Have a health insurance coverage through a U.S. employer group policy OR be a dependent on a spouse or family member’s policy through a U.S. employer group
• Repatriation insurance coverage of at least $10,000*
• Evacuation insurance coverage of at least $7,500.*
*If your plan does not include repatriation and evacuation, but meets all other criteria, a separate policy covering evacuation and repatriation insurance may be purchased.

More information regarding International Student Health Insurance,

Learn more about relative to the Student Health Clinic.

This page was last modified on July 1, 2020