MD and MD/MPH Insurance

Miller School of Medicine MD and MD/MPH

Miller School of Medicine MD and MD/MPH students enrolled in six or more credit hours per semester are required to obtain adequate health insurance.  The annual premium for the health insurance plan offered through the Student Health Service is automatically added to the student's  Canelink account. Medical students with adequate alternative coverage may request cancellation of the insurance fee via the United HealthCare (UHCSR) waiver portal.  Medical students with limited out of area coverage or otherwise inadequate coverage are urged to carefully review their options before waiving the University sponsored insurance planMedical students with limited out of area coverage or otherwise inadequate coverage are urged to carefully review their options before waiving the University sponsored insurance plan.

Deadlines for Medical Students to waive the insurance are:  July 25th for MS2-4 and MS1 MD/MPH classes, and August 31 for MS1 MD class.

Insurance waiver requests must be renewed each academic year via the United HealthCare (UHCSR) waiver portal.

Insurance rates are update each May for the upcoming academic year.

Medical students who previously waived the insurance charge can reinstate the insurance prior to the Spring semester by completing the reinstatement request form and checklist. Coverage can also be reinitiated at the start of the Fall semester by choosing not to re-waive the charge, or at other times during the academic year, if within 30 days of termination of other similar coverage, by completing the Medical Student Reinstatement Request Form and Checklist . Documentation of termination may be requested.

The deadline for reinstatement of insurance is January 25th for the Spring semester. Please do not consider your reinstatement complete until reinstatement has been verified via CaneLink, the charge has been posted to your student account and all charges on your account have been paid.

Medical students turning 26 during the academic year:

Medical students turning 26 during the academic year must request reinstatement directly with Wells Fargo.  The preferred method of enrollment is via phone (payment options credit card, Mastercard, VISA) by calling Wells Fargo Insurance Services at (800)853-5899.  Customer care representatives are available Monday- Friday, 8am-5pm(PST).

Please review the information about the current year insurance plan, the insurance brochure, and insurance rates for more information.

Medical Students on LOA

Medical students on approved LOA who would like to purchase the health insurance plan offered through the University must enroll directly through Wells Fargo Insurance Services.  The preferred method of enrollment is via phone (payment options credit card, MasterCard, VISA) by calling Wells Fargo at (800)853-5899. 
Customer care representatives are available Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm.

Medical Students LOA enrollment form