Cambridge College
STUDENT HEALTH INSURANCE PLAN

2020-2021 Academic Year

Insurance Requirement

Massachusetts requires students enrolled in at least 75% of full time, who are not enrolled solely in short term courses or an online program, to be covered by health insurance. All Cambridge College Undergraduate Students taking 9 or more credits and Graduate Students taking 6 or more credits are automatically enrolled in and charged for the Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP). Students may opt-out of the SHIP by submitting a waiver form documenting proof of comparable coverage by the deadline each academic year

Insurance Cost & Coverage

  Annual Students New Spring Students
Coverage Dates September 1, 2020 - August 31, 2021 January 1, 2021 - August 31, 2021
Undergraduate Cost $1,993 $1,344
Graduate Cost $3,425 $2,297

Waiver Deadline

September 15, 2020

January 26, 2021

Plan Highlights

The Cambridge College Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP) is insured by Wellfleet. All new and returning students will need to access a new ID card for the 2020-2021 plan year. The plan is ACA compliant and includes access to the PHCS national network of PPO providers. Students do not have to select a primary care physician and referrals are not required. Refer to the Undergraduate and Graduate plan summaries located in the navigation menu on the left. 

Cambridge College has partnered with University Health Plans to support the plan and help with waiver, enrollment or benefit-related questions. University Health Plans can be reached at 800-437-6448 or info@univhealthplans.comStudents with claim related questions can contact Wellfleet at 877-657-5030. 

Waiver Process

Students covered by a US health insurance plan that provides comprehensive health benefits near the Cambridge College Campus can request to opt-out of the SHIP by completing the waiver form in the navigation menu to the left by the deadline above. Before waiving, compare the cost, coverage, and benefits of the SHIP to your existing plan.

Dependent Enrollment

Eligible students enrolled in the SHIP may enroll their dependents via the form on the left side of the page by the deadline above. Dependents include your spouse and children under age 26. Dependent coverage, if any, begins and ends with the student's coverage.

Qualifying Event Enrollment

Students who waived the SHIP or did not enroll their dependents during the initial eligibility period may qualify for special enrollment rights. To request a qualifying event enrollment form and premium quote, contact University Health Plans at 800-437-6448 or info@univhealthplans.com. You must submit all qualifying event enrollment paperwork and documentation by the deadline

Life Event Required Documentation Deadline
Involuntary loss of other coverage Letter from the prior insurance carrier 60 days from the loss of coverage
Birth or adoption of a child Birth or adoption certificate 31 days from birth/adoption
Marriage Marriage Certificate 31 days from marriage