The IU Aetna Student Health Insurance policy can be downloaded here. A summary of benefits is available in PDF format as well. Current IU insurance requirements and the waiver procedure are summarized here.
What Aetna Student Health Provides:
- Access to Aetna's national Preferred Provider Network of over 579,000 providers
- $500 annual deductible for in-network care (waived for care rendered at the IU Health Centers). $750 for out of network.
- Co-payment of currently $10-$20 depending on procedure after $500 deductible
- Prescriptions are covered at 100% after a $10 generic co-payment or a $20 brand name co-payment (waived for prescriptions filled at the Indiana University Health Center)
- Available discounts on vision care and alternative health care services
- Unlimited Medical Evacuation and Repatriation
Please read the policy summary carefully to understand the services that the Aetna Student Health: Indiana University International Insurance Plan covers. Remember, no insurance plan covers 100% of all medical costs. However, the Student Health Insurance Plan offered through the University offers comprehensive coverage at an affordable cost. In addition, by using the Health & Wellness Center in the Student Activity Center, you can substantially reduce your out-of-pocket expenses. You will be required to pay the charge for all services received at the time of service.
Coverage will become effective on August 1 for fall semester and end December 31, and January 1 through July 31 for those starting coverage in the spring semester. For those beginning study in the summer II session, coverage begins at the start of the summer semester, June 3, and continues through July 31. Although your record is not sent to the insurance company until after the deadline for waivers, you are covered starting on the effective dates above. Please note that you do not need an ID card to begin receiving benefits for which you are eligible. See the online Plan Guide for information on how to initiate a claim to get reimbursed should you need out-of-pocket care before receiving your ID card.
Many doctors and hospitals will file a claim for you if you provide them with information about your insurance coverage. You may have to pay some part of the bill, but these doctors and hospitals will send the rest of the bill to the insurance company. However, many doctors and health care providers require that you pay them directly; you must pay the full amount of the bill when you visit. Claim forms and instructions for filing a claim can be found in the menu of links to the left.