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The University of South Carolina International Accelerator Program (USC IAP) is pleased to announce that for the 2020-2021 Academic Year we have teamed up with Wellfleet Student and University Health Plans (UHP) to provide health insurance coverage for our students. The USC IAP Student Health Insurance Plan provides substantial benefits for covered medical expenses at a reasonable cost. 

We encourage you to review the plan coverage by selecting the "Benefit Information” tab in the left navigation menu of this page. These links will provide you with important information about the benefits offered in the Student Health Insurance Plan. Below are some of the highlights of the insurance plan:

  • Access to Cigna’s nationwide provider network
  • Unlimited maximum benefit per plan year
  • Prescription drug coverage
  • Inpatient hospitalization coverage
  • Mental health coverage

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

USC IAP Student Health Insurance Policy Periods and Premium Rates: 

  Premium Broker Fee* Travel Assist** Shorelight Program Management Fee*** Annual Cost
Annual Fall $100.08 PMPM $5 PMPM $8 Annual $60.92 PMPM $2,000
Annual Spring $100.08 PMPM $5 PMPM $8 Annual $60.92 PMPM $2,000
Annual Summer $100.08 PMPM $5 PMPM $8 Annual $60.92 PMPM $2,000

*an administrative fee is included for system processing, platform management, and credit card processing
**a travel assistance fee is included for emergency medical, travel, and repatriation services
 a program management fee is included to cover registration, support throughout the duration of the plan, and other assistance that may be required in medical situations

If you are a new USC IAP student you will be automatically enrolled in the USC IAP insurance plan and no action is necessary.

If you have completed your program with USC IAP and progressed into the University and wish to re-enroll in the USC IAP insurance plan, please click on the “Enrollment Form” in the left navigation menu on this page. You will be prompted for a credit card payment when completing the enrollment form.  

In order 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
  • E-mail address

If you have any questions, please contact University Health Plans at (800) 437-6448 or at  Please be sure to advise you are aa USC IAP student when calling.