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Details about the 2013-2014 Student Health Insurance Plan and Waiver
Wellesley College is pleased to announce that for the 2013-2014 Academic Year we have teamed up with Blue Cross and Blue Shield to provide health insurance coverage for our students.
All students enrolled at least 3/4 time are required by Massachusetts State law to enroll in the Student Health Insurance or be covered by a health insurance plan with comparable coverage. To ensure compliance with Massachusetts law, Wellesley College students, including Davis Scholars are automatically enrolled in and billed for the Student Health Plan. To read the details on this law, visit www.state.ma.us/dhcfp. Click on “Student Health Insurance Program” and review the information on this page.
2012-2013 VOLUNTARY DENTAL & VISION INSURANCE:
Voluntary Dental Insurance and Vision Insurance are available to students through www.universityhealthplans.com. On University Health Plans’ website, select Wellesley College from the list of schools, and then select either the DeltaCare Dental Plan or the VSP Vision plan to view plan details. Students can enroll with a credit card through University Health Plans’ website. The annual cost of the dental insurance is $208, and the annual cost of the vision insurance is $145. The plans commence on September 1, 2012 and are effective through August 14, 2013. The enrollment deadline for both plans is August 15, 2012.
Wellesley College offers College insurance through our agent University Health Plans, Inc. The insurance coverage is provided by Blue Cross Blue Shield.
University Health Plans, Inc has provided an FAQ list for Wellesley College students. This helps to describe enrollment, benefits and how the plan works.
Do you need more than a month's worth of medication while traveling abroad?
Attached are the instructions students studying abroad for the 2012-2013 academic year should follow in order to get their prescriptions. Students with private insurance are encouraged to contact their insurance company directly regarding how to obtain more than a month's supply of medication.
Students with college health insurance can have prescriptions filled at any ExpressScripts Pharmacy. Find your nearest pharmacy by using the Express Scripts pharmacy locator tool.
PLEASE NOTE: Our clinicians are not HMO providers with Blue Cross/Blue Shield. Therefore, we do not submit claims with BC/BS nationwide. All Students are responsible for payment of charges and can submit claims to their insurers for reimbursement. If you have any questions please call our Billing Coordinator at x2811. *add link to billing policy.
Dental Options: Taking Care of Your SMILE!!
Oral health is an essential part of a student’s overall well being. We know that not all students come to college with dental coverage and would like to provide information about two low cost options for students.
1) Dffered though University Plan for a fee.
2) Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine (BUGSDM) is offering a Student Dental Plan that focuses on preventative care and includes basic emergency care. This plan is available to full time and part time, undergraduate and graduate students. The registration for the plan can be found online (use code WCHS). There are no co-pays, deductibles, paper-work or year maximums to be concerned about. For more information and to register, please visit Dentalschool.bu.edu/sdp