UIC GLOBAL
STUDENT HEALTH INSURANCE PLAN
2022-2023

UIC Global is pleased to announce that for the 2022-2023 Academic Year we have teamed up with Wellfleet Student and University Health Plans (UHP) to provide health insurance coverage for our students. The UIC Global Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP) provides substantial benefits for covered medical expenses at a reasonable cost. 

 

Eligibility

All UIC Global students are required to enroll in the UIC Global SHIP. Therefore, students are automatically enrolled, and no action is necessary. 

 

Plan Highlights

The UIC Global SHIP is provided by Wellfleet Student. We encourage you to review the coverage by selecting the "Benefit Information” tab in the navigation menu on the left-hand side of this page. Below are some of the highlights of the insurance plan.

  • Access to Cigna’s nationwide PPO provider network
  • Unlimited maximum benefit per plan year
  • Prescription drug coverage
  • Office Visit: $10 Copay
  • Urgent Care: $10 Copay
  • Emergency Room: $50 Copay, then 10% coinsurance, after deductible (waived if admitted)
  • Emergency Transportation (Ambulance):10% coinsurance, after deductible
  • Student Health Center: Claims are paid at 100% for covered medical services when rendered at the Student Health Center


Please note, that health insurance in the United States is different than in other countries. We urge you to review the "Understanding US Health Insurance" guide located in the navigation menu on the left-hand side of this page.

To find additional benefit information, search for in-network providers, view your claim status, and access your online insurance ID card, please refer to the additional links on the left side of this page. 


Cost and Coverage Periods

Coverage Period Coverage Date Cost
Annual Fall 8/1/22 - 7/31/23 $2,400
Annual Spring 1/1/23 - 12/31/23 $2,400
Annual Summer 5/10/23 - 5/9/24 $2,400

Dental Plan

The dental plan offered for the 2022-2023 Policy Year is included in the Wellfleet medical plan and students can visit any dentist of their choice, as there is no specific network of dentists to choose from. Benefits include 100% coverage for dental exams, cleanings, x-rays, and 75% coverage for fillings. The complete description of benefits and participating provider search can be found by clicking "Dental Insurance” in the left-hand side navigation menu. Enrollment in this plan is mandatory. All students will be automatically enrolled, and no action is necessary.

Vision Plan

The vision plan offered for the 2022-2023 Policy Year is VSP Vision Care. The complete description of benefits and participating provider search can be found by clicking "Vision Insurance" in the left-hand side navigation menu. Enrollment in this plan is mandatory. All students will be automatically enrolled, and no action is necessary. Once you are enrolled, no ID cards or claim forms are needed when you see a VSP Network Doctor. Tell the doctor you are a VSP member when making the appointment.

Address Update

To continue to receive communication from Wellfleet and/or University Health Plans, please go to the “Address Update” link on the left navigation menu and provide the following information:

  • Mailing Address
  • Email Address

Progressed Students

If you have completed your UIC Global First Year program and progressed into University of Illinois Chicago (UIC) you can continue your UIC Global student health insurance plan by completing the "Enrollment Form" located in the navigation menu on the left-hand side of this page. 

Questions?


UIC Global has partnered with University Health Plans to administer the plan and help with enrollment and/or benefit-related questions. University Health Plans can be reached at 800-437-6448 or info@univhealthplans.com. When calling or emailing, please be sure to advise you are a UIC Global student.