If you plan to leave Austin during Winter Break, here are some important insurance tips to keep in mind: Keep your insurance card with you at all times. Fill your prescriptions before leaving for vacation. Know where to seek care for different medical needs when you are away from University… read more
We invite you to attend “Medical Insurance in the U.S.” this Monday, Aug. 26 in Avaya Auditorium (POB 2.302) from 9-11 a.m. This practical, hands-on presentation will prepare you to seek health care when you need it – without paying more than you should. Come hear representatives from International Student & Scholar… read more
September 12 is the deadline for most fall and annual (full year) insurance waivers, including waivers based on private or U.S. employer insurance. Students may request an insurance waiver if they are covered by an alternative insurance policy that meets the basic requirements of the UT Health Insurance Plan. Review… read more
For international students and scholars, one of the trickier parts of understanding US health insurance is knowing it’s unique vocabulary. Here are some of the most common terms you will run across while using your insurance: Claim: A request for payment from an insurance company. Co-Payment: The portion of each… read more
If you hold the Student Health Insurance Plan or UT Select, you are a Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) of Texas policyholder. This means you have a one-stop shop online account at Blue Cross For Members. All you need to log in is your BCBS insurance card. You can also view detailed log-in… read more
The ISSS insurance advisors will be at StressFest this Wednesday to discuss the student health insurance plan and answer general insurance questions! What is StressFest? Organized by the UT Counseling and Mental Health Center, StressFest offers UT Austin students and staff a chance to take a break and enjoy an array of relaxing… read more
March 30 is the deadline for spring graduates to waive out of summer student health insurance coverage. Waivers are available online. Please note: waivers must be signed by your academic department and received by the International Office no later than 5 p.m. on March 30.