Eligibility and Coverage

The Medical Plan benefits described herein are subject to the provisions of the Plan Document. The Plan Document may be reviewed at the University Health Service, 2145 Adelbert Road.

The fee for the 2016-2017 Student Medical Plan is $986.00 per semester. The fee for the Student Medical Plan is automatically billed each fall and spring semester to students registered for at least one credit hour. The fee will appear on the student's tuition bill each semester. Payment is due in accordance with the University's tuition schedule.

Students who waive the Plan (see waiver option) will receive a credit of $986.00 on their account.

Eligibility
Eligible to Receive Coverage
  1. Students of Case Western Reserve University registered for at least one credit hour.
  2. Persons associated with special programs on the campus of Case Western Reserve University may be eligible for this student coverage.
  3. Students of The Cleveland Institute of Art and The Cleveland Institute of Music registered for at least one credit hour.
Not Eligible to Receive Coverage
  1. Students cross-registered for classes at Case Western Reserve University or its affiliates.
  2. Employees of Case Western Reserve University who are eligible for Benelect.
  3. Students enrolled in virtual and online classes.
Periods of Coverage

For Students Attending Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine (MSD), and Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine

Fall Semester: July 1, 2016 (12:01 a.m.) to January 16, 2017 (11:59 p.m.)
Spring Semester: January 17, 2017 (12:01 a.m.) to June 30, 2017 (11:59 p.m.)

For All Students (Except Those Listed Above)

Fall Semester: August 1, 2016 (12:01 a.m.) to January 16, 2017 (11:59 p.m.)
Spring Semester: January 17, 2017 (12:01 a.m.) to July 31, 2017 (11:59 p.m.)

If a student registers after September 9, 2016 for Fall Semester and after January 27, 2017 for Spring Semester, the Student Medical Plan will become effective on the date the student registers (not on the effective date listed above).

Dependent Eligibility

The University also offers students the option to purchase dependent coverage for their spouse, domestic partner and children. Our intent is to provide you with the opportunity to obtain effective medical coverage.

Medicare Eligibility Notice
As to medical expense coverage and prescribed medicines expense coverage only, a person eligible for Medicare at the time of enrollment under the Policyholder's planis not eligible for medical expense coverage and prescribed medicines expense coverage. If a covered person becomes eligible for Medicare after he or she is enrolled in the Policyholder's plan, such Medicare eligibility will not result in the termination of medical expense coverage and prescribed medicines expense coverage under the plan. As used within this provision, persons are "eligible for Medicare" if they are entitled to benefits under Part A (receiving free Part A) or enrolled in Part B or Premium Part A.