Academic Year 2012 – 2013
The Board of Regents of The University of Texas System mandates health insurance for all students enrolled in the UT System health components. As such, each UTHealth student who cannot provide evidence of continuing coverage under another approved plan will be enrolled in the student insurance plan with Academic HealthPlans and assessed a health insurance fee. The health insurance fee is $1,204.00 for the academic year 2012-2013 (click on Student Insurance Rates for more information.)
Before being able to register for classes each semester, every student must complete the health insurance
certification process through his/her myUTH account (click below for instructions). Through this process, students either provide proof of their own coverage or confirm their participation in Academic HealthPlans. For students who attest to coverage under another approved plan, the health insurance fee will not be assessed to their student account.
Medical Evacuation and Repatriation Insurance for International Students
The Board of Regents of The University of Texas System also requires that all international students holding non-immigrant visas and living in the United States have coverage for medical evacuation and repatriation while enrolled at any component of The University of Texas.
The health insurance fee assessed for health coverage with Academic HealthPlans includes coverage for medical evacuation and repatriation. Therefore, international students enrolled in Academic HealthPlans do not need to obtain additional coverage.
International students with outside medical insurance coverage must ensure that their coverage includes medical evacuation and repatriation. (Please note that the majority of outside insurance carriers do not provide medical evacuation and repatriation coverage.) If needed, international students can purchase supplemental coverage specifically for medical evaluation and repatriation through their student account at a cost of $25 per semester, or $75 per year.
Contact Auxiliary Enterprises at email@example.com or 713-500-8400 to submit proof of your coverage for medical evacuation and repatriation or to add this coverage to your student account.
Optional Family Coverage
Though not required by UT, health insurance is also available to purchase for students’ spouses and/or children. Contact Auxiliary Enterprises at firstname.lastname@example.org or 713-500-8400 to obtain an application for family coverage.
Optional Dental Coverage
Dental Insurance is optional but available to all students and their spouses and children. Please refer to the Academic HealthPlans website for information.
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