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UC STUDENT HEALTH INSURANCE

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New process for Fall 2022 for graduate students taking less than 6 credit hours wanting to enroll in coverage!

Students must complete the Insurance Requirement under Catalyst, Tasks by the 15th day of the term.

New process starting Fall 2022 for students waiving the Student Health Insurance!

Please see the new steps to waive the student health insurance plan starting in Fall 2022.

Create your Student Health Insurance account

Manage your account online through United Healthcare Student Resources.  Get access to claims status, EOBs, network providers, correspondence and coverage information by logging into My Account.  If you do not have an account, you can create one by using your 7 digit insurance ID number, and clicking on Create Account.

You can also get to your account via the UHCSR app for easier, quicker access.

University Health Services on Campus

Primary care, including women's health, medically necessary lab work, and x-ray through UHS is covered at no additional cost when utilizing your student health insurance benefits.  In addition, mental health visits are covered at a $0 co-insurance for most services.  There is also a pharmacy on campus where you can receive prescriptions at a reduced rate.

TeleHealth Services by Healthiest You

Starting the effective date of your policy, you have 24/7 access to medical advice through HealthiestYou, a national telehealth service.  Call 1-855-870-5858 or to get access to a board-certified physician via phone and/or video, where permitted, visit https://go.healthiestyou.com/student/ (open with Microsoft Edge or open in a new window).

Stress in College: Tips to Help You Cope

April 13th, 2022

Struggling with sleep, studying, or overall pressure? Please visit United Healthcare's website as the following article highlights tips on overcoming stress in college as well as the benefits offered under the UHCSR plan for UC students.

College Student Mental Health

COVID-19

Member cost-sharing will be waived, including copays, coinsurance and deductibles, for COVID-19 diagnostic testing provided at approved locations in accordance with CDC guidelines.  

Any referral provision will be waived for COVID-19 tests and/or treatment. In the event a claim is denied for no referral, it can be appealed for reconsideration.

All other treatment will be paid according to the benefits of your policy.

UHC is encouraging members to take advantage of the Virtual Visit capability, available through the HealthiestYou mobile app. UHCSR insureds have access at no charge, when it’s included with their UHCSR medical plan. For more information, go to  United Healthcare

Optum is opening its Emotional-Support Help Line, providing access to specially trained mental health specialists to support people who may be experiencing anxiety or stress following the recent developments around COVID-19. Optum’s toll-free help line number, 866-342-6892, will be open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, for as long as necessary.

UC Student Health Insurance

studins@ucmail.uc.edu

Zach Edwards: (513) 556-6868

Leanna Chasteen: (513) 558-3896

 

University Health Services

Richard E. Lindner Center
2751 O'Varsity Way, 3rd Floor
Cincinnati, OH 45221-0010
Phone (513) 556-2564
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Hours:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday:
8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Wednesday: 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.