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Insurance Information

Insurance Information Topics:

  • Customer Service Information
  • Enrollment Information
  • Enrollment Periods
  • Updating Your Personal Information
  • Dependent Enrollment
  • Coverage Changes

Customer Service Contacts

ProviderContact
Gallagher Customer Service (Waiver)1-800-391-9751
Aetna Student Health (benefits/claims/payments)1-866-746-6590
Guardian Anytime- Dental Insurance1-800-541-7846
EyeMed- Vision Insuranceeyemed.com/en-us/member

Enrolling in Insurance

Health Insurance

All registered and degree seeking WCMC students are automatically enrolled in the Student Health Insurance. If you want your dependents enrolled under your plan, you have through July 31, 2019 to submit the Health Insurance Dependent Enrollment Form.  NEW STUDENTS have 30 days from their start date to submit the form for their dependents.

Dental Insurance

 The student dental plan is available for enrollment during the open enrollment period ONLY, please see dates below.  Dependents may also be enrolled and follow the same guidelines as students.  NEW STUDENTS have 30 days from their start date to submit the enrollment forms for their dependents and their selves

Vision Insurance

The student vision plan is available for enrollment during the open enrollment period ONLY, please see dates below.  Dependents may also be enrolled and follow the same guidelines as students.  NEW STUDENTS have 30 days from their start date to submit the enrollment forms for their dependents and their selves

Insurance Enrollment Periods

ProviderOpen Enrollment DatesEnrollment Period
Gallagher/ Aetna Student Health Insurance6/15/2019 - 7/31/20197/1/2019 - 6/30/2020
Guardian Anytime- Dental Insurance12/1/2019 - 12/31/20191/1/2020 - 12/31/2020
EyeMed- Vision Insurance12/1/2019 - 12/31/20191/1/2020 - 12/31/2020

Updating Your Personal Information

If you are enrolled in any of our insurance offerings, you are able to access their sites for your coverage ID cards and your benefits. You will not be able to update your personal information on their sites, any changes should go through the WCM Registrar’s office via a Personal Information Update which is completed by logging into your Learn account. There is a Quick Link titled Personal Information Update on the left vertical menu.

Dependent Enrollment

Students who enroll in SHP may also enroll ...

    Lawful spouse/domestic partners:

  • Domestic students – the relationship must be documented by a domestic partner certificate, civil union certificate, or marriage license
  • International students – the relationship must be documented by a copy of the dependent's visa (showing arrival date into the United States) and either a marriage license or a form documenting household register

    Unmarried children:

  • Includes biological children, stepchildren, and foster children up to age 26, who are not self-supporting, and who reside with you (or for whom you are court-ordered to provide insurance)
  • A birth certificate for each child must be provided

Dependent Enrollment for Insurance- New Students

Coverage Changes- Qualifying Life Events

Your insurance coverage for you and your dependents can be updated at any point during the year if you experience a qualifyinfg life event(QLE).

Common QLEs: 

  • If you are turning 26 and your parents insurance will no longer cover you
  • Birth
  • Marriage

If you need to make a change due to a qualifying event (marriage, birth, change of status), please fill out the form below and submit to Student Accounting. 

  

Contact Information

Office of Student Accounting 

1300 York Avenue, Room C-114
New York, NY 10065
Telephone: (646) 962-3475
Fax: (212) 746-5981
student-accounting@med.cornell.edu