Today is Thursday, Jul. 29, 2021

Department of

UC Student Health Insurance

Requirements to Waive Student Health Insurance

In order to waive the Student Health Insurance Plan you must confirm ALL of the following:

  • I will be actively enrolled in my current Health Insurance Plan the entire time for which I am enrolled in classes.
  • I have access to care within 50 miles of the University.
  • My coverage does not contain a pre-existing condition waiting period, or the waiting period has expired.
  • My coverage is not a limited benefits or short term plan.
  • My insurance is through a U.S. based insurance company, employing a U.S. based claims administrator.

  • My coverage is comparable to the UC Student Health Insurance policy, and includes the following benefits:

    • Ambulatory patient services
    • Emergency services
    • Hospitalization
    • Maternity and newborn care
    • Mental health, substance use disorder services and behavioral health treatment
    • Prescription drugs
    • Rehabilitative services and devices
    • Laboratory services
    • Preventative and wellness services for chronic disease management

Below is a list of insurance carriers that are not acceptable to waive out of the University of Cincinnati Student Health Insurance Plan with.  Please be advised, this is NOT a complete list.

  • American International Group (AIG) Travel Insurance
  • Agentra
  • Anadolu Sigorta
  • Bajaj Allianz
  • Best Doctors Insurance Limited
  • Compass Benefits
  • European Union's Joint Sickness Insurance Scheme
  • Freedom life Insurance Company
  • Global Care, Inc
  • Global Exchange, Inc.
  • Global Underwriters Agency
  • Golden Rule – United HealthCare
  • Gouda Travel Insurance
  • HCC Medical Insurance services
  • HTH
  • ICICI Lombard Gold
  • IHC Health Solutions, Inc.
  • International Student Protection
  • ISO Insurance
  • ISP Chartis
  • KB Insurance
  • LifeShield
  • LIG Insurance Korea
  • MCS life
  • NTUC Income
  • Olympus Managed Health Care, Inc
  • PGH Global
  • PSI Diamond Plan
  • Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance
  • Seven Corners
  • Student Medicover Co.
  • Tata International Plan
  • Tugo
Health Information