Cross is the medical insurance carrier of UC SHIP. Coverage on campus includes
the BlueCard Worldwide program while abroad. Please always carry your Anthem ID
card at all times.
still need a referral from your Ashe PCP—given a 1-2 day’s advanced notice—to
continue your care outside of The Ashe Center. To ease the referral process, we
encourage you to find a network Anthem provider near your destination prior to
seeing your Ashe PCP so that you may discuss how the referral should be
written. Please go to the BlueCard program’s provider finder here, or call
(800) 810-2583. A list for your convenience of network Anthem hospitals and
urgent care facilities will also be helpful to you in case of emergencies.
academic business? The University provides a travel accident policy for all
registered students with UC SHIP or without UC SHIP. This policy is administered
by the UC Office of the President at no additional cost to you. In order to
receive coverage for this benefit under UC SHIP, you must register prior to
your trip. Coverage includes unlimited benefits for medical evacuation and
repatriation of remains while studying and researching in a foreign country.
that initiating outside primary care such as routine exams, immunizations,
blood or lab tests, etc, will not be covered by the plan. The Ashe Center does
not grant retroactive referrals for such circumstances.