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.
Attention Students: The UCSHIP Waiver for Fall 2020 quarter students is now CLOSED. For quarter students currently enrolled in UCSHIP Plan Year 2020-21, coverage began on 9/28/20. Semester students should check their individual plan calendars, as dates vary.
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UCSHIP COVID-19 Update
Quarter Waiver Deadline: 09/27/2020
The waiver period is now closed for Fall 2020 quarter students. If your UCSHIP waiver was approved, you should expect a refund to your BruinBill for the UCSHIP premium fee from the Registrar's Office. Contact us at email@example.com if your waiver was denied and you are unsure why. However, please note that your waiver may not be approved if you do not have a waiver application on file before the 9/27/20 deadline.
For information on the waiver process, please visit Waiving UC SHIP for more details.
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, and more.
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