Health Insurance

Student Health Insurance Program

All international students on F-1 or J-1 visa attending Webster University in the United States are required to enroll in the Webster University Student Health Insurance plan.

  • Upon registration for classes international students on F-1 and J-1 visas are enrolled in the Student Health Insurance plan with health insurance coverage dates that coincides with the dates of the academic term in which they are enrolled. The charge for the insurance is applied to the student account.
  • Students are required to complete the health insurance registration process by submitting a health insurance enrollment form for each academic term.
  • Click on Download the Enrollment form (below) to access the current health insurance enrollment form
  • Completed Health Insurance Enrollment forms must be sent to the Health Services Department by sending an email to stuhealthins@webster.edu or faxed to 314-246-2399. CHP will process the Enrollment Form within 5 business days of enrollment by the Health Services Health Insurance Coordinator.
  • International students that are sponsored by their government or by a corporation are exempt from enrollment in the student health insurance plan.This exemption is determined by the International Services Director at Webster University. Students must contact the International Services department to obtain a waiver from the student health insurance requirement.
  • Students that are exempt from enrollment in the student health insurance plan must submit to the Student Health Services Department a copy of their current health insurance card which includes a copy of both the front and back of the card.
  • Failure to complete a student health insurance enrollment form will result in a financial hold to be placed on your student account.This financial hold will jeopardize your housing placement and/or will restrict your ability to register or make changes to your current or future class schedule.

Residential domestic students living on the Webster University main campus in St. Louis Missouri and all Nurse Anesthesia students must submit to the Student Health Services Department proof of current health insurance. This is an annual requirement.

Residential domestic students are required to send to the Health Services Department a copy of the student's current health insurance card by sending an email to  stuhealthins@webster.edu.

  • Submit a copy of both the front and back of the card.
  • Include the student's full name and student ID number on the copy of the health insurance card.
  • Failure to submit a copy of the health insurance card will result in the student's automatic enrollment in the Webster University Student Health Insurance plan. The student's account will be charged for this health insurance plan.
  • Residential domestic students are responsible to maintain a health insurance plan that is accepted by medical providers within the St. Louis area.
  • Health Services recommends that all residential students check with their current health care provider to verify health insurance coverage and benefits through their health insurance company while attending Webster University in St. Louis, MO.

Eligibility criteria for enrollment in the Webster University Student Health Insurance Plan

Enrollment in the Student Health Insurance plan is based on review of current academic enrollment. Health insurance term coverage dates must coincide with the dates of the academic term in which the student is currently enrolled.
Request for enrollment in the Student Health Insurance plan will be reviewed by the Health Services department.  Students must be actively enrolled in Webster University academic courses in order to participate in the Student Health Insurance plan. 

Additional specific eligibility requirements are stated below:
 

  • Domestic students currently living in campus housing may be eligible for enrollment.
  • International students studying in the United States under F-1 and J-1 visas.
  • Nurse anesthesia students currently enrolled in program courses.
  • Undergraduate domestic students enrollment in the student health insurance plan will be evaluated by the Health Services department based on current academic enrollment.
  • Undergraduate domestic students are required to maintain an academic enrollment of  9 credit hours per term in order to qualify for enrollment in the student health insurance plan. 
  • Undergraduate domestic students are offered enrollment in the student health insurance plan within the following academic terms; Fall 1, Fall 2, Spring 1 and Spring 2.  Selection of a full semester enrollment in the health insurance plan is not available for undergraduate domestic students as undergraduate domestic students may enroll in each academic term (Fall1, Fall 2 or Spring 1 or Spring 2) as they progress through the academic calendar. 
  • Domestic graduate student enrollment in the student health insurance plan will be evaluated by the Health Services department based on current academic enrollment.

2014 Student Health Insurance Plan

Webster University Student Health Services has selected Consolidated Health Plans (CHP) to provide a comprehensive student health insurance plan for our students through the CIGNA Healthcare network. 
Listed below are the coverage dates, terms and rates for the Spring and Summer 2014 academic term.
                            Term                     Date of Enrollment                  Rate
                   Spring Semester             1/1/14 -  5/17/14                      $1015
                        Spring 1                      1/1/14 -  3/8/14                         $561
                        Spring 2                      3/9/14 -  5/17/14                       $454
                       Summer                    5/18/14 -  8/7/14                          $632

Listed below are the coverage dates, terms and rates for the 2014-2015 academic terms.
                           Term                     Date of Coverage                       Rate
                Fall Semester 2014            8/8/14 - 12/31/14                       $1164
                       Fall 1 2014                  8/8/14 - 10/18/14                         $542
                       Fall 2 2014               10/19/14 - 12/31/14                         $622
              Spring Semester 2015         1/1/15 -  5/15/15                        $1094
                      Spring 1 2015              1/1/15 -  3/6/15                             $605
                      Spring 2 2015              3/7/15 -  5/15/15                            $489
                      Summer 2015              5/16/15 - 8/7/15                             $681
                        

                                                                                                                                                                                       To find out more about the Consolidated Health Plan download the 2014 CHP Plan Highlights Sheet below or go to their web site,  www.chpstudent.com and select Webster University from the drop down menu.

The 2014-2015 academic year student health insurance plan benefits highlight sheet and health insurance enrollment forms will be available very soon for download.  If you have any questions please contact our department at 314-246-4207.

Download the Spring 2015 Enrollment Form

Download the Summer Semester 2015 Enrollment Form

Download the 2014–2015 Health Insurance Plan Benefit Highlights

 

Student Health Services and Health Insurance Department
Webster University
540 Garden Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63119-3248

Phone: (314) 246-4207
Fax: (314) 246-2399
health@webster.edu
stuhealthins@webster.edu

Emergency Information
Public Safety Emergency Number (use when Health Services is closed)
(314) 246-6911

Hours:
8:30 am–noon and
1:30 pm–4 pm
Closed on weekends and campus holidays. Appointments are preferred. Walk-ins are welcome.