BABSON COLLEGE

STUDENT HEALTH INSURANCE PLAN
2021-2022 POLICY YEAR
ELIGIBLE GRADUATE STUDENTS


Babson College is pleased to present you with information about our 2021-2022 Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP), offered in partnership with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts .

Eligibility

In accordance with Massachusetts State Law, Babson College requires graduate students registered in 9 or more credits and Certificate of Advanced Management and Master of Science in Finance students registered in 6.75+ credits to participate in the SHIP unless proof of comprehensive comparable coverage that meets the waiver requirements is provided. Eligible students are automatically charged the for the SHIP on the student account.
 

Student Health Insurance Policy Period, Premium Rates and Deadlines:

  Policy Period *Insurance Fee Waiver/Enrollment Deadline
Annual 08/10/21–08/09/22 $2,347 9/30/2021
Spring 01/10/22–08/09/22 $1,392 2/3/2022

*An administrative cost is included.

Waiver Process

To waive the SHIP your health insurance plan must meet the below requirements:

  1. Be a US health insurance plan that is filed and approved in the US.

    Please note that the following are NOT considered comparable coverage and are NOT eligible for a waiver of the Babson College Student Health Insurance Plan:
  • Students with coverage from insurance carriers outside the United States or coverage by foreign National Health Insurance programs. 
  • International student insurance plans such as ISO, PSI and Student Medicover (these plans are not ACA compliant, are not filed in the US and are not eligible for a waiver.)
  • Students with a health insurance plan, such as out of state HMO EPO and Medicaid plans, that provides coverage through a closed network of providers not reasonably assessable in the area where the student attends school, for all but emergency services
  • Students with a Health Safety Net, MassHealth Limited, or Children’s Medical Security Plan.
    • Travel insurance and short-term limited duration plans are not accepted.
  1. Provide coverage for the entire policy year with no break in coverage. 
     
  2. Comply with the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and provide minimum essential coverage as defined by the ACA including:
    1. Provide an unlimited policy maximum
    2. Include coverage for pre-existing conditions
    3. Provide emergency and non-emergency care in the area of the College.


To submit a waiver form, please click on the "Waiver Form" link in the navigation menu on the left side of this page. Students must log in to workday.babson.edu and click on the "Finances" icon in Workday, then select "Enroll/Waive Health Insurance".


Enrollment Process

Eligible students who fail to complete the on-line waiver form by the deadline date listed above will be automatically enrolled in the Student Health Insurance Plan for the entire policy year, and will be billed accordingly. Waivers will not be accepted after the deadline. Completion of the on-line enrollment or waiver form is required annually.

To confirm enrollment, please click on the "Enrollment Form" link in the navigation menu on the left side of this page. Students must log in to workday.babson.edu and click on the "Finances" icon in Workday, then select "Enroll/Waive Health Insurance".

Benefit Information

The student health insurance plan enables students to use services outside Student Health Services. The 2021-2022 Summary of Benefits will be available in the navigation menu on the left hand side of this page under “Benefit Information” in early summer 2021. It describes covered services, limitations, procedures to waive, and important deadlines. It is your responsibility to understand the nature and scope of benefits and limitations as well as to abide by posted deadlines.

Please contact University Health Plans at 1-833-251-1743 or info@univhealthplans.com with any questions regarding the Babson College Student Health Insurance Plan.