SCHOOL OF VISUAL ARTS
STUDENT HEALTH INSURANCE PLAN

SPRING 2018 POLICY PERIOD


Fall 2017 Waiver Appeal Process: If you missed the fall waiver deadline of October 2, 2017, you may submit a missed waiver deadline appeal for consideration.  The deadline to submit a missed waiver deadline appeal is December 6, 2017.  You may only submit an appeal one time while a student at SVA.  If you have used the SVA Student Health Insurance Plan since August 25, 2017, your plan will not be terminated.  If your waiver appeal is approved,you will be charged a Late Health Cancellation Fee of $200.

The Waiver Appeal Process is for fall 2017 only. To complete the waiver appeal process, you must complete a waiver appeal form as well as submit the spring 2018 waiver form.  For more information and to obtain a waiver appeal form for fall 2017, please contact University Health Plans at 1-800-437-6448 or info@univhealthplans.com

Important Considerations

This document must be read before you may to continue to the waiver form.

  • The waiver process is an annual one.  The waiver deadline for the spring 2018 policy period is February 4, 2018.  
     
  • You will receive an online receipt and email confirmation upon submission of the waiver form, which you should retain as evidence that you have submitted the waiver form.
     
  • By waiving participation in the SVA-sponsored Student Health Insurance Plan, you are certifying that you have a current health insurance plan with medical coverage that meets or exceeds SVA’s requirements as indicated below.
     
  • If your current health insurance plan does not meet all of the requirements listed below, you may not waive out of the SVA insurance plan.
     
  • If your waiver is not accepted, you will be billed the Health Insurance Fee. If you feel your waiver was declined in error, please contact University Health Plans at 1-800-437-6448 or info@univhealthplans.com.

Waiver Requirements

  1. I confirm that I have a current health insurance plan that includes coverage for:

    • Office visits
    • Prescription drugs
    • Immunizations
    • Routine physical exams
    • Hospitalization, and emergency services.
    • Injuries (resulting from accidents)
  2. My current health insurance plan is not limited to travel coverage only.

  3. My current health insurance plan offers an unlimited maximum benefit for coverage of necessary medical expenses each policy year.
     
  4. My current health insurance plan includes a nationwide network of Preferred Providers, guaranteeing acceptance of my insurance plan, especially within the New York City area.
     
  5. My current health insurance plan provides coverage anywhere in the world, including medical evacuation, repatriation, and travel assistance services while I am away from campus for academics, research, work, or vacation.
     
  6. My current health insurance plan does not limit my coverage to emergency conditions only while in the area of the School of Visual Arts campus, but provides all of the coverage described in paragraph 1 above while in the area of the School of Visual Arts campus.

By submitting the online waiver form, I acknowledge that I am legally responsible for any and all medical expenses I incur during the spring 2018 policy period and that neither SVA nor its Student Health Insurance Plan will be held responsible for any of my medical expenses once I waive coverage. I certify that I have comparable health insurance coverage which meets or exceeds SVA’s requirements as outlined above and which will be in force until August 24, 2018.

THE WAIVER DEADLINE FOR THE SPRING 2018 POLICY PERIOD IS FEBRUARY 4, 2018.

TO CONTINUE THE WAIVER PROCESS, PLEASE FILL OUT THE REQUIRED FIELDS BELOW:

date of birth: (MM/DD/YYYY)
student ID: