Health Insurance is a mandatory for all UCLA registered students. All students are automatically enrolled in UC Student Health Insurance Plan (UC SHIP) and may waive enrollment if they already have health insurance.
UCSHIP is a systemwide plan providing enhanced health benefits to all enrolled students. All registered students are automatically enrolled in UCSHIP, but if you
have comparable insurance and you do not want to keep UCSHIP as dual coverage, you must submit a request to waive enrollment by the specified deadline. We have simplified the waiver process.
The new plan administrator for UCSHIP that processes all non-registered/voluntary and dependent enrollment requests beginning winter quarter/spring semester.
The waiver application for the Spring Quarter 2020 is currently LIVE. The waiver website will be available beginning February 21, 2020 – March 20, 2020. Waivers for previous terms are no longer being accepted. For instructions on how to access the waiver as well as recent changes/updates to the waiver application, please visit Waiving UCSHIP for more details.
Waiving? Consider BruinCare
The Ashe Center serves as every UC SHIP student's medical home. Medical services must be initiated at The Ashe Center and Ashe referrals are required for all non-emergent services outside of Ashe. Claims will not be considered nor paid by Anthem Blue Cross without a valid Ashe Center referral.
The Ashe Center wants all UCLA students to feel comfortable accessing all of their medical needs through our facility, which is why we developed BruinCare. While many students waive UCSHIP, these students are likely to still utilize Ashe services because of our center's convenience and central location. All registered students can utilize The Ashe Center. BruinCare is a program that gives students who have waived UCSHIP prepaid access to certain services at The Ashe Center. By purchasing BruinCare during the waiver process, you eliminate the $12 visit fee, in-house lab fees, and $25 per x-ray procedure that students who waive UC SHIP incur on their BruinBill Account.
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