Health insurance is mandatory in Massachusetts (G.L. c.15A, § 18) for all full-time students. Students are advised to consider enrolling in the school's health insurance plan. Those who elect not to enroll in the school's plan must have coverage under another plan that meets the requirements of the Qualifying Student Health Insurance Plan of Massachusetts. Those who have their own coverage, must provide the school with the name and address of their insurance company, policy number and a copy of the policy for verification.
Student Injury & Sickness Insurance Plan
The Student Injury & Sickness Insurance Plan is a comprehensive policy offered by HPHC Insurance Company, an affiliate of Harvard Pilgrim Heath Care. The policy provides inpatient and outpatient hospital services, mental health, diagnostic testing and lab services and other specialty benefits.
- All registered full-time graduate students taking 3/4 of full-time credit hours or more are automatically enrolled in this insurance Plan at registration, unless proof of comparable coverage is furnished
- Eligible dependents
*Includes same-sex domestic partner
Prescriptions must be filled at a UHCP network pharmacy with a three-tier structure for co-pays ($15/$30/$50).
Length of Plan
Students are covered under the student health insurance plan through the end of the policy year (including after a student graduates). There is no option to continue coverage after this policy terminates.