The following groups of students are required to have health insurance. Students in these categories are automatically assessed a health insurance premium upon registration. Students who have comparable coverage through another insurance company have the option to waive out of this mandatory insurance plan provided by UnitedHealthcare. See below for details about waving out of the plan.
|Premiums||Fall||Spring & Summer||Annual|
|(08/01/12 -01/07/13)||(01/08/13 - 07/31/13)||(08/01/12 - 07/31/13)|
|Age 26 and Under**|
|Graduate Assistant receiving full-time tuition waiver or fellowship||$407||$495||$902|
|A&S Graduate Assistant receiving full-time tuition waiver||$366||$366||$732|
|Age 27 and older**|
|Graduate Assistant receiving full-time tuition waiver or fellowship||$572||$661||$1,233|
|A&S Graduate Assistant receiving full-time tuition waiver||$531||$532||$1,063|
*Regular rate applies to students required to have insurance and do not hold a full-time graduate assistantship.
**Age as of August 1 for fall and January 1 for spring will be used to determine rate.
What does UnitedHealthcare cover?
Please contact UnitedHealthcare for details about coverage.
I registered today, but the insurance charge is not there.
Insurance charges post once a day early in the morning. Therefore, if you register in the morning today then your charges will be posted the next business day.
Will I get an insurance card?
Yes, you will receive your permanent insurance card, directly from UnitedHealthcare in the mail after the open enrollment period ends.
What if I need to see a doctor and my insurance card has not yet arrived?
Enroll at UnitedHealthcare's website and print a temporary insurance card by following these instructions. You will receive your official insurance card in the mail after the waiver period ends.
How do I apply for a waiver?
Students who already have comparable insurance coverage can apply to waive the insurance requirement. A comparable plan is one that meets the minimum requirements indicated by the Georgia Board of Regents. UnitedHealthcare will determine if your coverage meets the minimum requirements. To apply for a mandatory insurance waiver:
A waiver of the mandatory health insurance is only valid for one semester, so you will have to submit a new waiver request for future semesters.
Can my waiver be denied?
Yes, if your insurance does not provide acceptable coverage in comparison with that provided by UnitedHealthcare. However if your plan has comparable coverage and you still have been denied then follow these steps:
If I have more questions, who should I ask?
Please contact UnitedHealthcare with any other questions you have about coverage.