University of Virginia

Welcome to University of Virginia student health insurance plan website.

Aetna Student HealthSM gives you access to care by working closely with your school and with a network of doctors, hospitals, pharmacies and specialists throughout the country.

Dear U.Va. Students and Parents of Students,

Aetna Student Health will continue to administer the University of Virginia (U.Va.) Student Health Insurance Plan outlined in the Summary of Benefits document for the 2016-2017 academic year. U.Va. requires all students to maintain health insurance as a condition of enrollment.

All non-United States citizens (i.e., international students) must maintain certain levels of health insurance coverage to comply with U.Va.’s hard-waiver health-insurance program and United States immigration regulations.

The U.Va. Student Health Insurance Plan was developed for students; undergraduate and graduate students are involved in the annual review of the Plan’s benefits. U.Va. endorses the Plan with confidence. The Plan includes prescription and behavioral health benefits and assures students access to excellent care.

Aetna Student Health has more than 30 years’ experience with student health insurance and partners with approximately 150 universities and colleges, including many of our peer institutions. As a subsidiary of Aetna, the largest managed care company in the United States, Aetna Student Health offers nationwide access to participating providers. Travel assistance is part of the Plan.

The Plan complements the services available at U.Va. Elson Student Health Center, where students can see a health Provider at no charge. Students are strongly encouraged to use these services before seeking treatment elsewhere, which generally keeps Premium charges lower. At Student Health, customary ancillary charges (e.g., eligible lab tests, injections, eligible medical equipment) will be submitted to Aetna Student Health and paid at 100%.

Enrollment instructions and an outline of the Plan benefits are explained in the Summary of Benefits document. This information, including instructions for online enrollment, is also available on the Aetna Student Health website. If you need additional information, call Aetna Student Health Customer Service at (800) 466-3027.

We wish you the best in the year ahead.

Chris P. Holstege, M.D.
Executive Director of the Department of Student Health

You can enroll/waive in the medical plan using the links below. You will need your school issued student ID number.

Enroll/Waive: Student Health Insurance Plan

Enroll: Dependents

Enroll: Aetna PPO Dental Plan

For existing members, to obtain the terms of your Plan Guide and a copy of your Plan Design and Benefits Summary and Plan Guide, please contact us at the number located on the back of your member ID card or click on one of the links below.

If you are not an existing member, for additional information on the terms of the Plan Guide and a copy of the Plan Design and Benefits Summary plan, please contact 800-466-3027.

2016 - 2017 Plan documents and benefits

2016 - 2017 University of Virginia Plan Summary of Benefits and Coverage

2016 - 2017 Plan Design and Benefits Summary - Plan-specific information on services the plan covers, deductibles, premium rates, enrollment and waiver deadline dates, plan limitations and more.

2016 - 2017 Plan Guide

2016 - 2017 Description of On Call Services

2016 - 2017 Accidental Death and Dismemberment Summary of Coverage

2016 - 2017 Accidental Death and Dismemberment Certificate of Coverage

Aetna Student HealthSM is the brand name for products and services provided by Aetna Life Insurance Company and its applicable affiliated companies (Aetna). Fully insured student health insurance plans are underwritten by Aetna Life Insurance Company. Self-insured plans are funded by the applicable school, with claims administration services provided by Aetna Life Insurance Company.

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