To All Full-Time Students in the Schools of Arts and Sciences and Engineering:
It is University policy that all full-time students in the Schools of Arts and Sciences and Engineering maintain adequate health insurance coverage to provide protection against unexpected accidents and illnesses. As a full-time student, you must either purchase the University plan or sign a waiver indicating you have health insurance coverage comparable to the University plan (International Students are required to purchase the University plan). Details about the student health plan offered by the University are provided in a brochure available upon request.
The 2011-2012 Student Accident and Sickness Plan will be administered by Aetna Student Health. A few significant benefits offered in the Plan are as follows:
Well physician visits, for students and dependents, will be covered and are exempt from the Plan deductible. Prescription Drugs are paid at 100% of Negotiated Rates or Reasonable and Customary Allowances following a $15.00 co-pay for generic prescription drugs and $25.00 co-pay for brand name prescription drugs. The co-pay for prescriptions dispensed at the Student Health and Wellness Center is even less. $1,000,000 lifetime aggregate maximum per accident or illness. A $250.00 deductible per plan year deductible. This deductible will be reduced to $75.00 per occurrence (to a maximum of $250.00 per policy year), when treatment is first provided at the Student Health and Wellness Center or the Counseling Center, and when you are referred to outside providers by the Health and Wellness Center or the Counseling Center. A national network of hospitals and physicians to reduce out-of-pocket costs to students traveling outside the Baltimore-Washington area. To locate the nearest hospital or health care provider who is part of the Preferred Provider Network, call Aetna Student Health at (800) 558-8845 or go to Aetna's DocFind Service. Unlimited Medical Evacuation and Repatriation coverage as well as Worldwide Travel Assistance. Vision One?, a discount program that lets you save money on eyeglasses, contact lenses, and nonprescription items such as sunglasses and contact lens solution at thousands of locations nationwide.
All full-time students are required to purchase health insurance offered by the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. This requirement will ONLY be waived with proof of comparable coverage and submission of a signed waiver during Orientation activities. Comparable coverage would need to provide a minimum of $250,000 USD in coverage for all medical costs and allow the student to use the insurance in the State of Maryland.
Please note: All full-time JHSPH students are billed the non-refundable Health Clinic Fee quarterly (each term) regardless of whether they have purchased the JHSPH Student Health Plan.
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