Fall - 07/06/2022 - 09/02/2022
Spring - 11/01/2022 - 01/13/2023
Summer - 03/22/2023 - 07/02/2023
The Spring waiver deadline ended 01/13/2023. The online waiver system can no longer accept new waiver requests.
MEDICAL STUDENTS: WAIVER CRITERIA BELOW:
All medical students are automatically enrolled in and charged for the UT System Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP) unless a waiver is submitted and approved. Students holding comparable coverage may be eligible to waive enrollment in the UT SHIP.
To be eligible for a waiver of enrollment in the UT SHIP, the University requires that students provide evidence of other comparable health coverage. Please be advised that the waiver request will be reviewed and verified active with the insurance carrier. Notification of acceptance or rejection of this request will be sent to your email within seven business days.
Waiver requests MUST be submitted no later than January 13, 2023 to be considered.
Health Care Coverage Requirements for Domestic Medical Students.
Health Care Coverage for Domestic Medical Students must be provided through a Patient Protection and the Affordable Care Act (PPACA) compliant individual or employer health plan that meets the minimum federal requirements for coverage.
Essential Minimum Benefits: A comprehensive package of benefits and services that must be included in a PPACA compliant health care, including:
Preventative Care Medical care that must be offered to participants in health coverage with no out of pocket costs to the plan enrollee.
Short Term Limited Duration Plans Health insurance coverage provided pursuant to a contract with an issuer that has an expiration date specified in the contract (taking into account any extensions that may be elected by the policyholder without the issuer’s consent) that is less than 12 months after the original effective date of the contract. Such plans include policies for foreign students studying for only one or two semesters in the U.S.
If your plan meets the below guidelines, please submit a waiver by clicking the waiver link.
Acceptable Plans List:
Unacceptable Plans List: