Waiving Gallagher Student Insurance

Spring 2017 Waiver Information

1.  Are you a student that will be new to Vanderbilt in Spring 2017?     Newly enrolled students for the Spring of 2017 who wish to waive the Vanderbilt Student Insurance will have to complete a waiver form and enter comparable coverage to be considered for the waiver.  Students who do not waive the Gallagher Student Health insurance plan will be enrolled in the plan and billed for the premium through Student Accounts.   Deadlines for Waiver-- December 1, 2016 through January 4, 2017.  Petition to waive after the deadline will also be considered from January 5, 2017 through February 15, 2017.  Follow this link to complete the waiver: www.gallagherstudent.com/vanderbilt.

Your insurance coverage submitted for the waiver request must meet the following guidelines:

  • Be fully compliant with all provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA)
  • Be underwritten by an insurance and claims company based in the United States (no international insurance companies or travel policies)
  • Provide access to local doctors, specialists, hospitals and other health care providers in the Vanderbilt University area
  • Cover accident and sickness at a minimum of 80% with no lifetime maximum (i.e. unlimited benefit) per accident or sickness
  • Cover inpatient and outpatient hospital expenses, outpatient surgical expenses, inpatient and outpatient mental health, prescription drugs, laboratory tests and x-rays, physical therapy, maternity, and home health care
  • Provide coverage for medical evacuation and repatriation of remains (international student requirement only)
  • Must provide coverage for the period January 1, 2017 to August 11, 2017

 

2.  Are you a current Vanderbilt graduate or professional student and will be graduating in December 2016?      If you would like your current Gallagher Student Health Insurance plan to be canceled as of December 31, 2016, please see the form here and follow the instructions.  The deadline for submission of the form is December 31, 2016 and no late forms will be accepted.

 

3.  Are you a current Vanderbilt student that is enrolled in the Fall 2016 semester and will continue in the Spring 2017 semester?     If you are enrolled in the Annual Gallagher Student Health Insurance plan that started August 12, 2016, and you wish to dis-enroll from the Spring and Summer 2017 portion of the plan, then you should proceed to the Gallagher Student Health Insurance website at www.gallagherstudent.com/vanderbilt and complete a spring semester disenrollment request form.  You will need to provide insurance information that demonstrates adequate coverage while you are a student at Vanderbilt University.  This form will not be available until October 15, 2016.  The deadline for submission of this form is January 15, 2017. No late waivers will be accepted.

Your insurance coverage submitted for the waiver request must meet the following guidelines:

  • Be fully compliant with all provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA)
  • Be underwritten by an insurance and claims company based in the United States (no international insurance companies or travel policies)
  • Provide access to local doctors, specialists, hospitals and other health care providers in the Vanderbilt University area
  • Cover accident and sickness at a minimum of 80% with no lifetime maximum (i.e. unlimited benefit) per accident or sickness
  • Cover inpatient and outpatient hospital expenses, outpatient surgical expenses, inpatient and outpatient mental health, prescription drugs, laboratory tests and x-rays, physical therapy, maternity, and home health care
  • Provide coverage for medical evacuation and repatriation of remains (international student requirement only)
  • Must provide coverage for the period January 1, 2017 to August 11, 2017