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student health insurance

Should I buy the health plan my college offers? or buy through an ACA exchange?

Should I buy the health plan my college offers? or buy through an ACA exchange?

October 18, 2019 – Q. Next year, I start college and I’m trying to decide whether I would be better off enrolling in the plan my college offers, buying my… Read more

Under the ACA, do student health plans have lifetime dollar limits?

Under the ACA, do student health plans have lifetime dollar limits?

May 14, 2019 – Q. I recently read about the graduate student at Arizona State who died of cancer in 2013 because his insurer capped how much the policy… Read more

Will my father’s premiums go up if I get coverage through his plan instead of my university’s plan?

January 3, 2018 – Q. I’m 24 and a graduate student. I can get health coverage through my university, but my father has an excellent plan at work, and he… Read more

Two student shadows on brick questioning health policies about birth control

Do student health policies have to cover birth control without co-pays?

June 8, 2017 – Q. Do student health policies have to cover birth control without co-pays? A. Yes. Policies that began on or after August 1, 2012, are… Read more

Can my student health insurance plan set annual dollar limits on how much it will pay out to cover essential benefits?

May 3, 2016 – Q. Can my student health insurance plan set annual dollar limits on how much it will pay out to cover essential benefits? A. No, it… Read more

Do student health care plans have to cover preventive care at no charge?

April 2, 2016 – Q. Do student health care plans have to cover preventive care at no charge? A. Yes. Student health insurance plans must include preventive… Read more