In response to the recent changes in health insurance legislation, Cornish will no longer require that students carry insurance as a condition of enrollment.
By no longer mandating insurance coverage as a requirement for attendance, self-insured students no longer need to complete the online waiver form. This also means that students who are currently covered by our plan will no longer be automatically enrolled in next year’s insurance plan. Coverage for students currently enrolled in the Cornish insurance plan through Aetna expires on August 28, 2012.
Students who would like to purchase insurance can directly enroll in our new group policy (see below), or find a plan that meets their needs elsewhere. You will not be automatically enrolled by Cornish. This plan is not billed through Cornish – you must enroll and pay United Healthcare directly.
New - 2012-13 Cornish Elective Insurance Plan Highlights
Underwritten by United Healthcare Insurance
- Annual Premium: $1,597 (Individual terms may be purchased at a higher rate. Fall $680, Spring/Summer $950)
- Deductible: $500
- Out Of Pocket Max: $5,000
- Maximum Benefit:: $100,000
View the 2012-13 Cornish Health Insurance Brochure for additional details.
To enroll in this elective insurance coverage, contact United Healthcare directly at 1-800-853-5899.
CORNISH BLANKET ACCIDENT INSURANCE COVERAGE
Cornish will provide blanket accident insurance to cover injuries to students who are hurt in the process of an academic endeavor (class, rehearsals etc). All students are automatically covered under this policy for no additional fee. Note that this coverage is in excess and secondary to any existing primary healthcare insurance plan that a student is enrolled in – the Blanket Accident program may pay benefits after claims have been submitted to the primary insurance carrier. This type of policy ONLY covers accidents on Cornish property during school events or activities and does not cover illness. Additional details and forms related to the Blanket Accident Insurance Coverage will be available shortly on this page.
Contact Sean Drew 206.726.5084 with questions or for assistance in processing a claim.
Health Care Reform has changed the landscape and costs significantly. Cornish will continue to explore coverage options into the future. If you have questions that are not answered on the website please call Sean Drew in our Student Accounts office, 206.726.5084.