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FAQs

  1. What does the Student Health Insurance Plan cover?
  2. How will I be billed for health insurance?
  3. How do I submit a health insurance waiver?
  4. When is the deadline for submitting a wavier?
  5. Do I have to fill out a health insurance waiver each year?
  6. Will I receive a health insurance identification card?
  7. What if my circumstances change during the year?
  8. Can I use this plan as secondary insurance?
  9. Can I increase the coverage beyond the aggregate limit?
  10. Who do I contact regarding coverage?
  11. Who do I contact regarding referrals or claim processing?
  12. Who do I contact regarding the enrollment charge?

1. What does the Student Health Insurance Plan cover?

You will find more information on the coverage provided in the full details brochure. For questions regarding coverage, please contact EIIA at 800.537.8410 extention 214 or visit the EIIA Student Program website.

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2. How will I be billed for health insurance?

All full-time students will be billed annually for health insurance as part of the fall semester billing process. For students who begin enrollment in the spring semester, the full fee will be assessed in the spring.

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3. How do I submit a health insurance waiver?

Students can complete a health insurance waiver electronically through their Cascade account. Steps to completing the health insurance waiver electronically.

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4. When is the deadline for submitting a health insurance waiver?

Health insurance waivers must be submitted prior to September 15. Students that are new for the spring semester or those returning from a fall study-abroad or leave of absence must submit their waivers prior to January 29. No refunds are available after these deadlines.

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5. Do I have to fill out a health insurance waiver each year?

Yes, you must complete a health insurance waiver each year as part of the fall semester billing process. We can not assume the health insurance policy information a student submits will be the same every year.

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6. Will I receive a health insurance identification card?

Yes, ID cards are located on the bottom of health insurance information cards. You can also download a copy of your ID card on EIAA's website. Click on the "Student Information" button, Click " Domestic Student" the next screen will have a button that reads "ID Card".

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7. What if my circumstances change during the year?

You can enroll in the Student Health Insurance Plan at any time during the academic year if you experience a loss of other health insurance coverage. When you enroll, you will be asked to provide a letter from your previous carrier stating the involuntary loss of your coverage. You can not submit a request for waiver of the university plan after the September 15 deadline.

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8. Can I use the Student Health Insurance Plan as secondary insurance?

Families who have existing health coverage under other insurance programs may wish to consider participation in the university plan as secondary coverage to their primary insurance plan. The plan has no deductible, which means that it will supplement a primary health plan’s deductible and co-pay requirements. It also may provide benefits that are not covered under current personal coverage.

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9. Can I increase the coverage beyond the aggregate limit?

Yes, you can extend your coverage beyond the aggregate limit that is provided by the university plan by enrolling in the Increased Supplemental Major Medical Plan. Deadline for completed application and payment for supplemental medical coverage is October 15.

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10. Who do I contact regarding coverage?

For questions regarding coverage, please contact EIIA at 800.537.8410 extention 214 or visit the EIIA Student Program website.

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11. Who do I contact regarding referrals or claim processing?

For information regarding referrals and claim processing, please contact Counseling, Health, and Wellness Services at 253.879.1555 or chws@pugetsound.edu.

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12. Who do I contact regarding the enrollment charge for the Student Health Insurance Plan?

Please contact Student Financial Services with any questions relating to enrollment charges. We can be reached at 800.396.7192, 253.879.3214 or sfs@pugetsound.edu.

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