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Waiver

The Spring waiver period is 12/15/17– 2/21/18.

Waiver requests MUST be submitted no later than February 21, 2018.

The John Marshall Law School

All students registered for 6 or more credit hours and all international students registered for any number of credit hours are charged for the Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP) unless a waiver request is submitted and approved. Students possessing comparable coverage may be eligible to waive enrollment in the SHIP.

To be eligible for a health insurance waiver, The John Marshall Law School requires that students provide evidence of comparable health insurance coverage. Notification of acceptance or rejection of your waiver request will be sent to your John Marshall email within seven business days.

The comparable health insurance coverage for domestic must meet the following 5 minimum requirements:

  1. Your health insurance plan provides coverage through 7/31/2018 or until your 26th birthday if you are enrolled in your parent’s plan.**
  2. Your health insurance plan has participating hospitals and physicians for both in-patient and out-patient care in the Chicago area which includes routine care, specialist office visits, diagnostic testing and imaging. Your coverage must not be limited to emergency or urgent care or mental health care solely in the Chicago area.
  3. Your health insurance plan provides coverage for prescription medications.
  4. Your health insurance plan provides coverage for in-patient and out-patient mental healthcare and substance abuse treatment.
  5. Your health insurance plan has at least a $500,000 benefit amount for medical care.

**If you turn 26 years old and will no longer be enrolled in your parent’s plan, then you will be eligible to enroll in the Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP). If you do not enroll in the SHIP, then you will be required to provide proof of comparable coverage on your birthday.

 

The comparable health insurance coverage for F-1 visa students must meet the following 7 minimum requirements:

1.    Your health insurance plan provides coverage through July 31, 2018 if you will continue to be a student for the next academic year, or through your last day of attendance if you will return to your home country before the start of the next academic year.

  1. Your health insurance plan has participating hospitals and physicians for both in-patient and out-patient care in the Chicago area which includes routine care, specialist office visits, diagnostic testing and imaging. Your coverage must not be limited to emergency or urgent care or mental health care solely in the Chicago area.
  2. Your health insurance plan provides coverage for prescription medications.
  3. Your health insurance plan provides coverage for in-patient and out-patient mental healthcare and substance abuse treatment.
  4. Your health insurance plan has a $500,000 minimum benefit amount for medical care.
  5. Your health insurance plan provides Medical Evacuation benefits of at least $50,000.
  6. Your health insurance plan provides a repatriation benefit of at least $25,000.

The comparable health insurance coverage for J-1 visa students must meet the following 5 minimum requirements:

1.    Your health insurance plan provides coverage through July 31, 2018 if you will continue to be a student for the next academic year, or through your last day of attendance if you will return to your home country before the start of the next academic year.

  1. Your health insurance plan has medical benefits of at least $100,000 per accident or illness.
  2. Your health insurance plan has a deductible that does not exceed $500 per accident or illness.
  3. Your health insurance plan provides Medical Evacuation benefits of at least $50,000.
  4. Your health insurance plan provides a repatriation benefit of at least $25,000.

If your alternate coverage meets the above minimum requirements, submit electronic copies of the following documents with your online waiver request:

Domestic Students:

  1. A scanned copy of the front and back of your health insurance ID card indicating the student as a covered member.

F-1 and J-1 Visa Students:

  1. A scanned copy of the front and back of your health insurance ID card indicating the student as a covered member.
  2. A scanned copy of your medical evacuation and repatriation coverage (if you have this coverage).
  3. A scanned copy of your complete policy, including coverage amounts, exclusions, and limitations in English using US dollars.

DOMESTIC, F-1 AND J-1 STUDENTS:

If you want to waive enrollment from The John Marshall Law School Student Health Plan, please acquire electronic copies of the required documents listed above and then select the appropriate link below to submit your waiver request. Once you login, select the RED button under the “No, I do not want the insurance.” Section.

DOMESTIC STUDENTS: Click Here to Waive or Enroll

F-1 VISA STUDENTS: Click Here to Waive or Enroll

J-1 VISA STUDENTS: Click Here to Waive or Enroll