Frequently Asked Questions About UB Health Insurance plans
March 16, 2022 for new students entering in Spring 2022.
Yes, you will receive frequent reminders during the open waive/enrollment period to your UB email.
A waiver must be submitted annually during the open waiver and enrollment period.
Domestic students can reach out to BCBS of WNY for a card. With your member ID, you can set up an account on the insurance website to access a digital insurance card.
Log in to the insurance portal to look up participating providers or contact the insurance company.
For domestic students, please contact Haylor, Freyer and Coon by email to begin the enrollment process of adding your dependent(s) to your current coverage plan. Once enrollment is finalized, the insurance fee will be added to your student account bill.
For international students, please complete the dependent enrollment form and mail with check or money order to the insurance company.
You can view entire health plan benefits by viewing the member guide on our website.
Please contact Haylor, Freyer and Coon by email with a copy of your current insurance carrier's termination letter to begin the enrollment process. Once enrollment is finalized, the insurance fee will be posted on your student account bill.
To complete an enrollment with loss of coverage, please complete the enrollment form available on our website and provide a letter from your previous insurance showing the last day of coverage.
No, dental coverage is only available for pediatric members (under the age of 19). Domestic students please see the member guide for details.
Please email Haylor, Freyer and Coon to begin the process of your termination.
This video will help you understand the basics on how insurance plans work in the United States. Certain situations do not apply as UB has already selected the most optimal plan for our students and the premium is billed and paid through student accounts. These premiums are billed annually in the fall for our Domestic students, and bi-annually ( fall & spring) for our International students.