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New York University

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NYU 2023 waiver deadline: 09/30/2023

Coverage Period: 08/21/2023-08/20/2024

New York University

plans for NYU students

Supreme

UHC Choice Plus PPO
$ 193
20 /30 days
  • $0 Deductible
  • 90% Coinsurance
  • $20 Copay Physician Visit
  • $5,000 Out-of-pocket Maximum
  • Prescription Drugs
  • Unlimited Benefit Maximum
  • 100% Preventive Care
  • 100% Coinsurance for in-network college required immunization
  • Copay and Deductible will be waived at SHC
  • $200 Adult Vision Benefit
  • Add-On Benefits (Contact Us For Info)
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Elite

UHC Choice Plus PPO
$ 180
90 /30 days
  • $0 Deductible
  • 90% Coinsurance
  • $20 Copay Physician Visit
  • $5,000 Out-of-pocket Maximum
  • Prescription Drugs
  • Unlimited Benefit Maximum
  • 100% Preventive Care
  • 100% Coinsurance for in-network college required immunization
  • Copay and Deductible will be waived at SHC
  • $200 Adult Vision Benefit
  • Add-On Benefits

Prime 100

UHC Choice Plus PPO
$ 126
90 /30 days
  • $100 Deductible
  • 80% Coinsurance
  • $25 Copay Physician Visit
  • $6,350 Out-of-pocket Maximum
  • Prescription Drugs
  • Unlimited Benefit Maximum
  • 100% Preventive Care
  • 100% Coinsurance for in-network college required immunization
  • Copay and Deductible will be waived at SHC
  • $200 Adult Vision Benefit
  • Add-On Benefits

Prime 500

UHC Choice Plus PPO
$ 110
40 /30 days
  • $500 Deductible
  • 80% Coinsurance
  • $50 Copay Physician Visit
  • $7,350 Out-of-pocket Maximum
  • Prescription Drugs
  • Unlimited Benefit Maximum
  • 100% Preventive Care
  • 100% Coinsurance for in-network college required immunization
  • Copay and Deductible will be waived at SHC
  • $200 Adult Vision Benefit
  • Add-On Benefits
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How To Waive

1

Get Insurance Card

After enrolling in your insurance plan that was admitted by NYU above, download your insurance card.

2

Filling Waiver Form

Filling the waiver form according to the insurance card and submit it on school's official website.

3

Verify Your Waiver

It generally takes 7-10 working days for NYU to verify the waiver. After the waiver is approved, the school will refund your insurance fee to your account.

In-network Doctors Near NYU

1
hospitals
1
primary care clinics
1
urgent care clinics

Disclaimer: The above data is based on the number of hospitals within 20 miles of the school’s main campus, data taken from May 2023, for reference only, specific information can be viewed by clicking the button below to enter the address yourself.

Common NYUer FAQs

The insurance premium is calculated based on the risk factors. Demographics factors are essential to the health insurance cost. University health plans are usually more expensive because the plans serve a broader range of the population, including international and domestic students, thus higher risk and higher rate.

In the United States, it is mandatory for international students to have health insurance. New York University requires you to have health insurance and the school offers a specific plan. However, international students have the option to choose their own insurance plan like Student Medicover that meets coverage requirements set by NYU.

You could log in to your Student Medicover account to renew your insurance. However, our plans are typically non-refundable after policy becomes effective except for cases outlined in our refund policy, feel free to contact our customer support, we’d love to help you out.

Yes. Just bring your Insurance ID then student health centers will bill your charge to the UHCSR directly. When you receive treatment at NYU student health center, deductibles and copays will be waived. Benefits will be paid at the preferred provider level of benefits when you receive treatment at a student health center. 

Yes, if you are over 18 years old, we offer a wide range of selections for dental and vision insurance and discount plans to meet your needs. Also, our plans cover all pediatric dental and vision care except the Basic plan, as well as $200 vision coverage for Supreme, Elite, and Prime 100 plan.

2023-2024 Policy Year Supreme, Elite, Prime 100, and Prime 500 cover the preventive care services rendered in in-network facilities. Most of the college-required vaccinations are on our preventive care services list. For the full vaccination list covered by our plans, please click here.

2023-2024 Policy Year Supreme, Elite, Prime 100, and Prime 500 have no pre-existing conditions waiting period or exclusion.

If you visited an In-Network provider, please show your official insurance card during your visit; in-network providers will submit your claims to UHCSR directly, so you don’t need to submit the claim by yourself. If you visited an Out-of-network provider or your school’s student health center cannot bill your claims to the insurance company. You may login to your UHCSR account, click on “Submit Claim” and submit a claim in your portal. The system will require you to submit your official insurance card, monthly statement from your bank and an Itemized bill including provider address, provider tax ID, diagnosis code and procedure code. Please allow up to 20 business days for the insurance company to process your claims.

Yes, it is covered if you are enrolled in the Prime 500/Prime100/Elite/Supreme plan.

Note: you need to get prescription drugs from the in-network pharmacies.

For 2023- 2024 policy year, Student Medicover Global care basic, Global care plus, Prime 500, Prime 100, Elite, Supreme plans can cover prescription drugs if you purchase the drug from in-network pharmacy. Please note our plans does not provide benefits for drugs purchased at out of network pharmacy stores.

Most insurance plans, including Student Medicover, typically provide coverage for prescription drugs but do not include coverage for Over-The-Counter (OTC) medications such as Tylenol.

A deductible is the amount you must pay out of pocket for covered medical expenses before your insurance starts to pay, while a copay is a fixed amount you pay for certain covered medical services or prescription drugs.

Yes, if the treatment is medically necessary, it is considered a component of physical therapy. It is advisable to verify the coverage details beforehand by contacting the specific clinic you intend to visit. It is important to note that non-medically necessary massages will typically not be covered by insurance.

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