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Student Insurance

Student Accident & Sickness Insurance Plan

Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine students are required to have and maintain medical health coverage while enrolled at KSUCPM. To ensure compliance, KSUCPM students are automatically enrolled in and billed for the Student Accident and Sickness Insurance Plan.

Student Medical Plan Information

The official Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine 2013-2014 insurance plan is Aetna Student Health. Visit the Aetna website to print out an ID card, view claims and more: www.aetnastudenthealth.com
 

Payment is due in accordance with KSUCPM's tuition schedule. Only if a student is currently insured under a comparable health insurance plan, may the student waive off of the KSUCPM plan and receive a credit on the student account. Covered Students enrolled in the KSUCPM Student Accident & Sickness Insurance Plan, may also insure their dependents. Eligible dependents are the Covered Student's spouse (or domestic partner) residing with the Covered Student and the Covered Student's unmarried children up to age 19 (or age 25 if a full-time student) who are not self-supporting.

WAIVER PROCESS/PROCEDURE – DEADLINES

Students who are currently insured by a health insurance policy (i.e., their own or through their parents) may waive the KSUCPM insurance plan with proof of other approved insurance. Online waivers must be completed by the last day of the waiver deadline. If the waiver deadline is ignored, the student will be responsible for the insurance premium.

 
PLEASE NOTE: Waiver request is valid for one semester only. Students who elect to waive the KSUCPM Student Accident & Sickness Insurance Plan must submit a waiver each semester. All waiver information will be verified with your insurance company as part of the insurance verification process. If insurance status cannot be verified, the waiver will be revoked and the insurance premium will be charged to your student account.

No waivers will be accepted after the last day of the waiver deadline for the term. If the waiver deadlines are ignored, you will be responsible for the insurance premium. Your insurance charge will not be removed from your tuition bill without an approved waiver.

A student who initially waived coverage under the Policy but subsequently experiences ineligibility under another creditable plan may elect to enroll for coverage under the Policy within 31 days of the date of ineligibility under another creditable plan.

Questions/comments about the Student Accident & Sickness Insurance Plan can be directed to the Office of Student Affairs at 216-916-7489.