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Student Health Insurance. UK Student Insurance Coordinators Melynda Burke UK Graduate School Emily Duncan University Health Service. What is a Funded Graduate Student?. Each semester students must be: Enrolled in the Graduate School Degree-seeking

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Student health insurance

Student Health Insurance

UK Student Insurance Coordinators

Melynda Burke

UK Graduate School

Emily Duncan

University Health Service


What is a funded graduate student

What is a Funded Graduate Student?

Each semester students must be:

  • Enrolled in the Graduate School

  • Degree-seeking

  • In UK payroll with an assignment as a full-time TA, RA, GA (20 hrs. per week), or qualifying institutional fellowship recipient* *or a full combination of these positions

    Only the Graduate Funding Office can verify eligibility for fully-funded status.


As a funded student how do i sign up

As a funded student, how do I sign up?

  • Qualified funded graduate students are automatically enrolled—the entire process is designed to be hassle -free

  • There are no forms or paperwork to complete

  • Address is obtained from MyUK account – make sure this is current


What if i am not a funded graduate student

What if I am not a funded graduate student?

  • Voluntary Purchase: Identical coverage for domestic students is available for purchase online viawww.AHPCare.com/uky. The plan is $1,882 per year. Payment plans are available.

  • International Students: Insurance coverage for international students is mandatory. The fee for the premium is automatically applied to your student bill. The charge for fall semester is $661. The charge for spring/summer will be $1,221.


As a funded international student when will my insurance charge be paid

As a funded international student, when will my insurance charge be paid?

  • After your eligibility as a funded graduate student is confirmed by the Graduate Funding Office, the premium is then paid.

  • Allow one month after the first day of classes for processing each semester. In the event of a processing delay on the Graduate School’s part; you will not be responsible for late fees incurred.


When does coverage begin

When does coverage begin?

  • The insurance year is broken into only two parts:

    • Fall: 08/26-12/31

    • Spring/Summer: 01/01-08/25

  • Assistantships starting in the summer would not qualify for funded coverage until August 26th.


Plan brochure schedule of benefits

Plan Brochure Schedule of Benefits


Maximum benefit

Maximum Benefit


1 fundamental to understand about the plan structure

#1 fundamental to understand about the plan structure:

  • This policy is a PPO: preferred provider organization.

  • UK clinic and hospital physicians are the in-area preferred providers.

  • You can incur significantly higher costs away from UK.


Deductible

Deductible

Amount you must satisfy before your insurance will pay for any covered service.

  • $0 at UK Providers

  • $500 at United Providers

  • $1,000 at Out-of-Network Providers


Coinsurance

Coinsurance

Percentage of bill you pay based upon the provider network.

  • 10% at UK

  • 25% at United Providers

  • 40% at Out-of-Network


Prescription benefit

Prescription Benefit

  • Copays based upon provider network and drug tier

  • For drug tiers information:

    • See Prescription Drug List (PDL) available at www.uhucrs.com, login to “My Account”

    • Call 1-855-828-7716 or the number on your health ID card

  • Contraceptives covered:

    • Tier 1 contraceptives covered at 100%

    • To locate $0 cost-share contraceptives

      • Login to “To My Account” at www.uhcsr.com


Preventive care

Preventive Care

  • Preventive care services and screenings based upon member group and UK and In-Network Providers:

    • For a complete list of preventive services see: http://www.healthcare.gov

    • Also see, Preventive Care FAQs at: www.AHPCare.com/uky


Emergency room care

Emergency Room Care

If you are unsure if your condition is an emergency, call United Health care 24 Nurse Advice Line.

855-383-7875, PIN 722

UHS also has a Phone Nurse Line during business hours.

859 – 323-INFO (4636)

  • Most insurance plans, including your UK Student Health Insurance plan, have guidelines for what is payable in hospital emergency rooms.

  • Your insurance will not pay for services received in the Emergency Room if you do not have an emergency medical condition as defined in your plan brochure.


Other policy features

Other policy features...

  • Dependent coverage - if insured on the plan, you can purchase coverage with qualifying dependents at www.AHPCare.com/uky.

  • Travel assistance – provided by Academic Emergency Services including:

    • Medical evacuation, medical referral, lost luggage, travel information, visa, passport, and inoculation requirements.

  • UnitedHealth Allies Discount card - savings of 10% to 25% at the point-of-service for dental and vision care, as well as health and wellness products.

    • For details, Log in to www.sr.unitedhealthallies.com to download the member handbook, and locate providers and learn more about each savings opportunity. The discount program is not insurance and is provided by OptumHealth as a value-added benefit.


Vision exam

Vision Exam

  • One routine vision exam per policy year

    • Note – Deductibles apply away from UK


How will i receive policy information

How will I receive policy information?

  • Create account in your United “My Account”

    • Email from [email protected]

  • System includes:

    • ID Cards

    • Claim letters

    • EOB statements


Policy information

Policy Information……

All the tools you will need are available 24 hours a day at: www.AHPCare.com/uky.

  • Read the plan brochure

  • Search for health care providers in the national network when away from UK

  • Purchase coverage for yourself and/or your dependents

  • Print or request replacement ID cards


Student health insurance

University Health Service

University Health Service is located at 830 S. Limestone Street, directly south of the Kentucky Clinic and in front of the Wethington Building


Who can use uhs

Who can use UHS?

  • Full-time students are assessed the health fee with their mandatory fees and tuition.

  • Summer coverage available with optional health fee or on a fee for service basis.

  • Year round health fee available for some programs. (Medicine, Dentistry, MBA (1 year), PT post doc.)

    2013-2014 Health Fee: $175/semester


Services at uhs

Services at UHS

  • Health fee provides unlimited visits with the medical staff

    • Primary care

    • Women’s care

    • Behavioral health

    • Urgent care

    • Health education & promotion

  • Many services payable at 100%


Uhs providers

UHS Providers

  • 11 Physicians

    • Board certified in family practice, internal medicine, emergency medicine, medicine-pediatrics, psychiatry, occupational and sports medicine.

  • 6 Nurse Practitioners

    • Certified in family medicine, women’s health and psychiatry.

  • 1 Dietician

  • 2 Certified Health Educators


Clinic hours

Clinic Hours

Monday – Friday:8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Saturday:9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Summer and when school is not in session:

Monday – Friday

8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.


What if i have a claim problem or don t understand a billing statement

What if I have a claim problem or don’t understand a billing statement?

  • Get organized: Keep all billing statements and check your United “My Account” system.

  • A live customer service agent will answer during business hours at 1-800-767-0700 or go anytime to www.ahpcare.com/uky .

  • Call your insurance coordinator with questions if you are unable to resolve your claim with customer service.


Key take away facts

Key take-away facts

  • Set up your online account in the United My Account system

  • UK’s physicians and pharmacies will help your dollars go the farthest

  • Instead of memorizing, know how to locate your resources

  • Ask questions as preparation instead of panic


For assistance

For Assistance

Melynda Burke

Funded and International

203B Gillis Building

[email protected]

859-257-6608

Emily Duncan

Voluntary, J-Scholars, and Continuation

UHS 245

[email protected]


Questions

Questions ?


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