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WWAMI Student Health Insurance Information

 

The University of Wyoming (UWYO) Student Medical Insurance program is designed to be an annual policy. Coverage dates are tied to the University of Wyoming academic calendar.

 

The 2019-2020 policy has coverage effective August 29, 2019. Annual coverage begins the first day of fall classes for UWYO. WWAMI students have the option to enroll in the coverage beginning August 1, 2019 if you were not enrolled in the 2018-19 UW insurance and will be attending classes and need coverage before the start of the policy year. The premium will be prorated on a monthly basis.

 

Eligibility: Students must be enrolled medical students through the WWAMI Medical Education Program in order to be eligible. Students must actively attend classes/clerkships for at least the first 31 days after the date for which the coverage is purchased.

 

Enrollment Procedures:

    Students in the Foundations Phase (MS1s and First Semester MS2s):

  • When you register for courses each semester at the University of Wyoming (remember you are dually enrolled through Foundations phase), you will be given the option to purchase Student Health insurance coverage. If you want coverage, you will be billed per semester:
    • Fall (coverage 8/29/2019-1/27/2020) $1292.00
    • Spring/Summer (coverage 1/28/2020-8/28/2020) $1292.00

YOU ARE NOT REQUIRED TO COMPLETE THE UnitedHealthcare Enrollment Form !

 

    Students in the Patient Care and Explore & Focus Phase (Second Semester MS2s, MS3s and   MS4s):

  •  You must submit (via snail mail) your completed UnitedHealthcare Enrollment Form along with check or money order to the WWAMI Office (Laramie) payable to the University of Wyoming Risk Management in the amount of the full premium. There is no option to pay with a credit card at this time.

Premiums:  All premiums must be paid in full at the time of enrollment in the Student Medical Insurance Program. 

 Annual- 8/29/2019-8/28/2020

Rates:  $2,584.00

 Deadlines are as follows:

    • For annual coverage from 8/29/19 to 8/28/19: Due Date is 8/29/19
      • Premium due: $ 2,584.00
      • On the 2019-20 enrollment form select “Annual Coverage.”  Please enter your W# as your Student ID.

 

    • Second Semester MS2s- you will have to enroll using the UnitedHealthcare Enrollment Form if you want Spring/Summer coverage. The cost will be $1,292.00 and must be paid in full at the same time of  enrollment. When completing the form, please inidcate Spring/Summer. Due date is 1/15/2020.

Please review the enrollment form and verify the first page has all fields completed (including social security number and student ID). UHCSR needs all of the information for enrollment and tax purposes.

    • Please send Enrollment Form and Premium payment (payable to University of Wyoming Office of Risk Management) to the following address with enough time to ensure receipt by the due date stated above:
WWAMI Medical Education Program
1000 E. University Ave. Dept. 4238
Laramie, WY  82071
Attn:Natalia Brown

Any checks made out to the UW WWAMI program, will be returned and a corrected check MUST be made payable to the University of Wyoming Risk Management must be received by the above due dates. No additional time will be allowed for returned checks. There is no option to pay with a credit card.

    

  • Third and fourth year students are only eligible to enroll at the beginning of fall classes.  Exceptions can be made when a student has a Qualifying Event (e.g. loss of coverage under parent plan after reaching age of 26, marriage, divorce, etc.).  Proof of qualifying event must accompany Enrollment Form and premium payment. All documentation must be received by the Wyoming WWAMI program office 10 days before the date coverage is to begin.  Students have 31 days after the qualifying event to apply for a University of Wyoming Student Medical Insurance policy. 
  • This is an annual policy and is NOT automatically renewed each year.  Students must complete a new Enrollment Form at the beginning of each academic year. If you need a receipt, please include that request with your enrollment form and payment.

 

Questions about the University of Wyoming Student Medical Insurance program should be directed to:
 
               Liz McDade Student Insurance Specialist
                University of Wyoming
                307-766-3025
                stuins@uwyo.edu
 
If you have questions about the enrollment procedures please contact:
Natalia Brown
WWAMI Business Manager
(ntugwell@uwyo.edu)
307-766-4908  
 
                                                                                                                           

Brochures

Policy Brochure 1- Summary

Policy Brochure 2- Certificate of coverage

      

  

Application

Enrollment form- fillable 

 

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