University Health Service

students

Updated 12-13-18

UHS provides services to the groups listed below and 
UHS is contracted with these health insurance plans (other plans are out-of-network):  

  • Aetna Student Health - U-M domestic and international student health insurance plans
  • BCBS, BCN and Premier Care/GradCare if your primary care physician (PCP) is at UHS
  • Medicare
  • For U-M students and their spouse/Other Qualified Adult/dependents ONLY: Blue Cross Complete Healthy Michigan Medicaid if your primary care physician (PCP) is at UHS. Note: UHS Pharmacy does not participate, and routine eye care is not covered at UHS. 

The following groups are eligible to use UHS. Select your group to learn how you can use UHS, limitations to use and payment.

U-M students (Ann Arbor, Flint and Dearborn campuses)

  • Currently enrolled U-M students:
    • You are eligible to use UHS
    • Your spouse/Other Qualified Adult and dependents (see Age Limit) are also eligible to use UHS, however they are not eligible for :
    • Payment:
      • Currently enrolled students on the Ann Arbor campus pay a health service fee, which covers most services at UHS. See Free or Fees for Students.
      • Flint and Dearborn students would pay fee-for-service or use contracted insurance. 
      • Use a contracted insurance - Note: if you have BCN, Premier Care or Blue Cross Complete Healthy Michigan Medicaid, your primary care physican must be at UHS.  Exception: students with GradCare insurance are encouraged to have your primary care physician at UHS, and you will not pay visit copays at UHS
      • You may also pay fee-for-service.
  • U-M students between terms from any U-M campuses:
    • You are eligible to use UHS
    • Payment - you may:
      • Purchase the UHS Pre-Paid Plan
      • Use a contracted insurance (note: if you have BCN, Premier Care or Blue Cross Complete Healthy Michigan Medicaid, your primary care physician must be at UHS)
      • Pay-fee-for-service

Non-students who are affiliated with U-M (all campuses)

  • The following groups are eligible to use UHS:
    • Current U-M faculty and staff from all U-M campuses
    • International Scholars
    • U-M alumni ≤ 3 years after graduation, or if you have visited UHS within the past 3 years
    • Retirees if you have visited UHS within the past 3 years.
    • Existing patient of any affiliation, if you have visited UHS within the past 3 years.
    • Spouses/Other Qualified Adult and dependents (see Age Limit) of the above
  • Service limitations: You and your spouse/Other Qualified Adult and dependents are not eligible for :
  • Payment: 
    • A contracted insurance is required and policy holder must be a current UHS patient (see list at top of this page)
    • If you have U-M PremierCare, all policy members must have their primary care physician at UHS, but this requirement is waived for:
      • Women's health annual exam and women's health problems
      • Routine vision exam

Guests of the university (all campuses)

  • The following groups are eligible to use UHS:
    • Incoming U-M students before the health service grace period of first academic term
    • Academic affiliates
    • Summer program participants  ≥ 10 years old
  • Service limitations:  You are not eligible for:
  • Payment: Pay fee-for-service or bill to insurance; contracted insurances are listed above, and patients are responsible for paying for any services that insurance does not cover.

Age limit:

To use UHS, patients must be ≥ 10 years old, except for Eye Care Clinic, where patients must be ≥ 3 years old.

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