All CWU international students are required to have health insurance which meets CWU’s minimum requirements.
CWU’S MINIMUM HEALTH INSURANCE REQUIREMENTS
- Health insurance policy in English (preferred);
- Minimum annual maximum benefit of $1,000,000;
- Minimum pre-existing condition benefit of $2,500;
- Minimum repatriation coverage benefit of $25,000;
- Minimum medical evacuation coverage benefit of $50,000;
- Deductibles not to exceed $500 per accident or illness;
- Provide coverage for self-inflicted injury of not less than $10,000;
- Plan must include coverage for mental health conditions;
- Plan must include intramural and club sports.
PROOF OF COVERAGE AND COMPLIANCE
Students must supply a proof of coverage and compliance form, along with an English version of their insurance policy and insurance card showing the period of coverage and policy type. A hold will be placed on students accounts, and they will not be able to enroll and/or attend classes until our office verifies proof of adequate health insurance.
Click here for the Proof of Coverage Form
The period of coverage must be equal or greater than the effective dates listed below
|Annual effective dates:||9/16/2016||9/15/2017|
|Fall quarter effective dates:||9/16/2016||1/3/2017|
|Winter quarter effective dates:||1/4/2017||3/27/2017|
|Spring quarter effective dates:||3/28/2017||6/18/2017|
|Summer quarter effective dates:||6/19/2017||9/15/2017|
Documents can also be hand delivered to:
|Ray Wells, International Center 101|
DEADLINE TO PROVIDE PROOF OF COVERAGE
|Quarter||Registration Hold Added||Can’t Attend Class|
Below are a few suggested plans that meet university international student health insurance requirements.
LewerMark enrollment for winter and spring insurance coverage will be available as of November 1, 2016. They offer an individual health insurance plan that meets all of our minimum requirements. This policy excludes intercollegiate sports, but includes intramural and club sports.
Click here for the link to the LewerMark plan
PSI has two individual plans for CWU students that meet all of our minimum requirements – “Gold Plan” and “Platinum Plan”. These policies exclude intercollegiate sports, but include intramural and club sports.
Click here for the link to the PSI plans
Compass has two individual plans for CWU students that meet all of our minimum requirements – “Compass Benchmark” and “Compass Benchmark Plus”. These policies exclude intercollegiate sports, but include intramural and club sports.
Click here for the link to the Compass plans
CWU’s student health plan with Nationwide is also available for undergraduate or graduate students and includes intercollegiate sports coverage.
Click here for the link to the Nationwide plan
REPATRIATION AND EVACUATION COVERAGE
SOS International offers a repatriation and medical evacuation policy that meets our requirements if you have other approved insurance and are only in need of this coverage to be compliant.
Click here for the link to SOS International
If you are not sure if a plan you are considering will meet our minimum requirements, you can email that plan to our office prior to purchasing it. We will review the coverage for you.
Contact us if you have any questions: