In accordance with Massachusetts State Law, MCLA requires all undergraduate students registered in at least 9 credits and all graduate students registered in at least 7 credits to participate in the Student Health Insurance Plan unless proof of comparable coverage is provided. International students with a J-1 VISA are required to enroll in the Student Health Insurance Plan.
All Returning and New Students for the Fall 2018 Semester must either:
Returning and New Students for the Fall 2018 Semester who fail to complete the on-line enrollment or waiver form by the deadline date of August 1, 2018 will automatically be enrolled in MCLA’s Student Health Insurance Plan for the Spring Term of coverage (08/01/18 – 07/31/19), and will be billed accordingly. Waivers will not be accepted after the specified deadline, as provided by Massachusetts State Law. Completion of the on-line enrollment or waiver form is required annually.
Health Safety Net is not considered comparable coverage.
|Plan Costs||Annual Term of Coverage 8/1/18 – 7/31/19|
In order to waive coverage, be sure that services covered by your current health insurance plan are reasonably accessible in the MCLA area:
Make sure you have a copy of your current health insurance card, as this card contains the information you will need to complete the waiver:
If you are covered by MassHealth (other than Health Safety Net, MassHealth Limited, or Children’s Medical Security Plan), you may be eligible to enroll in the Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP) and have the premium paid by MassHealth Premium Assistance. To see if you’re eligible, select the Waiver Form link and follow the prompts.
You will receive a confirmation once you have successfully completed the waiver or enrollment process. Please retain this information. If you do not receive a confirmation, you will need to correct any errors and re-submit.