Graduate Student Medical Insurance Plan

The Boston University Student Medical Insurance Plan is administered by Aetna Student Health. Visit Aetna Student Health’s Web site at www.aetnastudenthealth.com for a complete description of the student medical insurance plan for the 2013-2014 policy year.
Note: For a comparison of Student Basic and Student Plus benefits view the 2013-2014 Student Medical Insurance Plan for Students and Dependents brochure at Aetna Student Health’s website (Summary of Benefits chart inside).

2013-2014 health insurance plans and costs

Plan active from August 23, 2013 – August 22, 2014

Student Basic $2,141
Student Plus   $2,910

*Spouse        $4,739 (Basic level only)
*Child(ren)    $2,605 (Basic level only)

**Waiver Deadline: September 30, 2013  To avoid a late fee on your student account, we recommend you file your Medical insurance waiver by the registration payment deadline

Deadline for GMS M.A. and M.S. students to upgrade to Student Plus: September 30, 2013
Deadline to enroll dependents: September 30, 2013

New Spring 2014 Students health insurance plans and costs

Plan active from January 1, 2014 – August 22, 2014

Student Basic  $1,372
Student Plus   $1,865

*Spouse        $3,039 (Basic level only)
*Child(ren)    $1,671 (Basic level only)

**Waiver Deadline: February 1, 2014 To avoid a late fee on your student account, we recommend you file your Medical insurance waiver by the registration payment deadline

Deadline for New Spring GMS M.A. and M.S. students to upgrade to Student Plus: February 1, 2014.
Dependent for New Spring GMS M.A. and M.S. students to enroll dependents: February 1, 2014.

Graduate Medical Science M.A and M.S, Students:

For information about Student Medical Insurance Requirement, enrollment, upgrade and the medical insurance waiver process, click here .

Graduate Medical Sciences (GMS) Ph.D level Students:

As of Fall 2011, all GMS PhD students are automatically enrolled in Student Plus. For information about Student Medical Insurance enrollment and the medical insurance waiver process, click here:

Students graduating in January 2014:

Click this link for instructions how to request Fall only coverage.

*Dependent Enrollment:

To enroll your dependents in the Student Basic Plan, visit Aetna Student Health’s website and Click on the Enroll Now link.

The deadline to enroll dependents is September 30, 2013
New Spring student deadline to enroll dependents is February 1, 2014.

NOTE: Purchased Dependent Enrollment is effective for the current policy year only and does not automatically roll-over to the next policy year.

Dependent enrollment after open enrollment: If your dependent has a recent (within 30 days) significant life change (such as marriage, divorce, or the birth or adoption of a child) that directly affects the insurance coverage, contact Student Accounting Services at insmed@bu.edu or call 617-353-2870 for instructions.

** Students who have already filed a claim against the 2013/2014 Policy Year are not eligible to file a medical insurance waiver.