Geneva College
STUDENT HEALTH INSURANCE PLAN

2020-2021 Policy Year

Full time traditional undergraduate students enrolled in 12 or more credit hours are required to have health insurance while attending Geneva College. Students required to have insurance will be enrolled in the student health insurance plan unless proof of comparable coverage is provided by completing the waiver form.

The 2020-21 Geneva College Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP) is underwritten by Commercial Casualty Insurance Company and administered by Wellfleet Group.  The plan includes Cigna's Preferred Provider Organization (PPO). Geneva College has partnered with University Health Plans to administer the plan and help with any waiver, enrollment, or benefit-related questions. University Health Plans can be reached at 800-437-6448 or info@univhealthplans.com.

Premium and Coverage Periods

  Annual Students New Spring Students
Coverage Dates  August 1, 2020 – July 31, 2021  January 1, 2021 – July 31, 2021
Premium $1,761 $1,022

Petition to Waive Deadline

September 25, 2020, at 5:00pm EST

January 15, 2021

Student Enrollment Process

Students planning to use the student health insurance plan should complete the enrollment form in the navigation menu to the left to transfer your information to the insurance company before September 4, 2020. After the waiver deadline, students who did not submit a form will be automatically enrolled in the SHIP retroactive to August 1, 2020.

Waiver Process

Students covered by a comprehensive health insurance plan can opt-out of the SHIP by completing the waiver form in the navigation menu to the left. Before waiving, you are encouraged to compare the cost, coverage, and benefits of the SHIP to your existing plan. Please consider the following:

  • Many out of state HMO, EPO, and Medicaid plans do not provide in-network benefits in Pennsylvania leaving you responsible for medical expenses while attending Geneva College
  • Many plans do not cover referrals made by Health Services or cover them at a higher cost

If you do not submit a waiver form by The Deadline Above, you will be enrolled in the SHIP and responsible for the premium.

Dependent Enrollment Process

Eligible students who are enrolled in the SHIP may enroll their eligible dependents by mail. Dependents include your spouse and children under age 26. The dependent enrollment form is located on the navigation menu to the left. The dependent enrollment form must be received by September 25, 2020, at 5:00pm EST, for enrollments at the beginning of the academic year and by January 15, 2021, for NEW spring students submitting a dependent enrollment for spring.

Qualifying Event Enrollment Process

Students who waived the SHIP or did not enroll their dependents during their initial eligibility may qualify for special enrollment rights if they have one of the following life events:

  • Life Event                                                                                  Documentation Required
  • Involuntary loss of other coverage                                            Letter from your prior insurance carrier
  • Birth or adoption of child                                                           Birth or adoption certificate
  • Marriage                                                                                    Marriage Certificate

To request an enrollment form and premium quote, contact university health plans at 800-437-6448 or info@univhealthplans.com.To enroll, you must submit an enrollment form, documentation, and payment within 31 days of the qualifying event. If all three items are received by the deadline coverage will be effective as of the first day without coverage under your prior plan or the date of birth, adoption, or marriage.