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Enroll Now - Health Insurance

Welcome to the Student & Dependent Enrollment Center! Here you will find all the necessary tools to enroll in your school sponsored policy.

We suggest you review the Certificate for your rates, effective dates and optional coverages before starting the enrollment process. The plan’s benefits can be found in the brochure within the Schedule of Benefits section with the exclusions towards the back.


 2021-2022 Enrollment Information


View your school’s CERTIFICATE


Student Eligibility

  • All traditional undergraduate students at the Harrisonburg location taking 12 or more credit hours
  • All international students
  • All full-time Seminary, CJP Graduate, Master’s in Counseling  students taking 9 or more credit hours

Will have the premium charge applied to their billing statements. If you choose to waive the University health insurance plan, this charge will be removed from your bill within ten business days. If you choose to enroll in the University health insurance plan, this charge will remain on your bill.

Students must actively attend classes for at least the first 31 days after the date for which coverage is purchased. Home study, correspondence and online courses do not fulfill the Eligibility requirements that the student actively attend classes.

Begin the enrollment process by following the instructions below.


Student Enrollment Instructions

Enrollment Deadlines:

  • Annual Enrollment Deadline: 8/31/21
  • Spring/Summer Enrollment Deadline: 1/31/22



If you have missed the hard waiver enrollment deadline, but have not previously waived out of the insurance, you will be automatically enrolled in the insurance by your school, after the waiver deadline.

If you have previously waived out of the insurance but have since lost coverage due to a Qualifying Life Event please contact Riggs, Counselman, Michaels & Downes, Inc. (800) 346-4075

Please note: If you do not enroll for the year during the fall open enrollment period, you will not be able to enroll later during the 2021-2022 school year without experiencing a “Qualifying Life Event”. This means that the loss of coverage is no fault of your own or the policyholders (i.e. you get married or become too old to be on a family plan). You will be eligible to enroll within thirty days of this “Qualifying Life Event”. After thirty days, you will no longer be eligible.


Dependent Enrollment Instructions

Eligible students who do enroll may also insure their dependents. Eligible dependents are the student’s spouse and dependent children under 26 years of age.  Please see the Enrollment Instructions below.

Deadlines:

  • Annual Enrollment Deadline: 8/31/21
  • Spring/Summer Enrollment Deadline: 1/31/22


Enroll by Mail 

To enroll by mail-download an enrollment form and submit by mail using a check or money order. The mailing address is listed on the back of the Enrollment Forms.

The effective date of your dependent’s coverage will be start date of the coverage period you enrolled in

If you did not enroll your dependent during the annual open enrollment period but your dependent has since lost coverage due to a Qualifying Life Event please contact Riggs, Counselman, Michaels & Downes, Inc. (800) 346-4075.


Open Enrollment Periods

Open Enrollment Periods for all Dependents and Students: If you have eligible dependents in the Fall or are a student in the Fall semester and eligible to purchase coverage and you choose not to enroll for coverage before the Annual Enrollment Deadline of *August 31, 2021, you or your dependents will not be eligible to enroll again until the start of next Fall unless you experience a “Qualifying Life Event” during the year.

 

*For new dependents or new students in the Spring Semester, your open enrollment deadline is January 31, 2022.


Qualifying Life Event

Students who did not enroll themselves during the open enrollment period may be able to enroll in the policy if they experience a Qualifying Life Event.

Qualifying Life Events include:

  • Acquiring a new family member
  • Marriage/Civil Union
  • Divorce
  • Loss or change of Job
  • Expiration of Benefits


If you meet the requirements for a Qualifying Life Event, you will need to provide the following:

  • Proof of qualifying life event/proof of involuntary loss of coverage
  • Enrollment Form
  • Payment

All documents and payment must be received within 30 days of the qualifying life event. After 30 days, the student or dependents will no longer be eligible to enroll in the plan, until fall of the following school year.

Please contact Riggs, Counselman, Michaels & Downes, Inc. (800) 346-4075  for cost and enrollment information as a Qualifying Life Event.


If you have any questions about the enrollment process, please call 800-505-4160 or CONTACT US

We are always happy to help in any way.

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