AUTOMATIC ENROLLMENT IN UNL STUDENT INSURANCE PLAN
All international students with F1 and J1 visas are automatically billed for the UNL student insurance plan--UnitedHealthcare StudentResources. Under this plan, most services at the University Health Center are 100 percent covered, including medical procedures, visits with medical specialists, annual exams, laboratory tests, x-rays, physical therapy, and counseling and psychological services. For dental services, two check-ups are 100 percent covered and other dental services are partially covered. At the University Health Center pharmacy, most prescriptions have lower co-pays.
A Quantiferon test for tuberculosis (required of all international students) and an MMR titer test (if you have not had two measles immunizations) are 100 percent covered.
HOW YOU PAY FOR THIS COVERAGE
You are automatically charged for coverage under the UnitedHealthcare StudentResources student insurance plan. This charge will appear on your Student Account bill each semester.
IF YOU DO NOT NEED THIS COVERAGE
You can waive coverage of the student insurance plan, if you already have comparable coverage.
Detailed Information about Insurance Waivers & Comparable Coverage
If you have comparable coverage, you must complete the online waiver and bring all insurance documents with you to your first appointment. All documents must be in English. You must waive coverage each semester using the online waiver. For the current semester deadline, visit health.unl.edu/billing/insurancewaiverpolicy.