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Student Health Insurance Overview

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  • This website provides information about Vanderbilt’s Student Health Insurance Plan, commonly referred to as SHIP. We encourage you to review the contents of this site to become well informed about your coverage under SHIP. If you have questions, visit the Contact Information section to be connected with support resources.
  • Vanderbilt’s student health insurance plan administrator is Academic HealthPlans (AHP). To view information about your plan, visit vanderbilt.myahpcare.com.
  • Vanderbilt’s Student Health Center (SHC) is the primary care provider (PCP) under SHIP for all undergraduate and graduate & professional students. As your PCP, the Student Health Center also maintains online information about SHIP.
  • Referral Requirements: Care outside of the Student Health Center requires an annual referral.  If you do not get a referral, covered benefits will be considered at the out-of-network coverage cost sharing. Learn more about referral requirements.
  • Aetna offers a Well-being portal with tools and resources to help support you holistically.

 

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2022-23 PLAN YEAR

  • Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP) annual coverage is effective from August 12, 2022 through August 11, 2023. 

DEPENDENT ENROLLMENT DEADLINES

CLICK HERE TO VIEW WAIVER POLICIES AND DEADLINES.

Instructions on obtaining your digital insurance ID card can be found here.

All Vanderbilt University students have the option to purchase voluntary dental or vision coverage. These plans are not administered by AHP. Students may also enroll their dependents, but note that SHIP provides dental coverage for dependents under the age of 19.

Cigna Dental Plans

VSP Vision Plans

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