Insurance

Student Health Insurance Advisory Committee (SHIAC) - Archive

The Student Health Insurance Advisory Committee (SHIAC) discusses the health of the SHIP, provides input on the cost of the premium and plan design changes, and advises on SHIP communications.

Special Summer Programs

Berkeley SHIP information for Special Summer Programs 2019

The information on this page is only for the following programs: Professional Track LLM, LLM Hybrid Option (summer starts only) and incoming students in the following programs: Master of Public Affairs, Masters of Arts in Teaching, Master of Real Estate Development & Design, Master of Financial Engineering (incoming March class only), and the 11-month Master in Public Health.

SHIP Dental Benefits

MetLife Member Information 
Plan Network PDP Plus
Group Number  151675
Member ID Number  Your MetLife ID number is the nine numbers after the "XDP"  on your Anthem Blue Cross ID card. 

Prescriptions

At University Health Services Pharmacy

New for Fall 2018:

  • $0 for generics
  • $25 co-pay for formulary brand
  • $40 co-pay for non-formulary
  • $75 co-pay for specialty medications.
  • Birth control is covered at 100%; some conditions apply.

Outside of University Health Services

Prescriptions filled outside of UHS:

Medical - Inpatient Hospital Services

Includes medical, mental health and maternity services.

Inpatient Service

Anthem Blue Cross Network Provider1

Non-network Provider2

Semi-Private Room

Pays 90% of network rates1

Anthem Request for Information Alert for SHIP members

September 19, 2017

Anthem Request for Information Alert for SHIP members

In early August, SHIP members may receive a request in the mail for additional information (e.g. social security or tax ID number) from Anthem, your SHIP insurance provider. This is a legitimate request.

Why do they need this information?

SHIP Waiver Instructions

You are almost there! Help us help you! 

To save you time and frustration, please take a moment to review these helpful steps. Most errors encountered during the waiver process can be avoided by following these simple instructions. 

SHIP Vision Benefits

2018-19 VSP Member Information
Plan Network Choice
Member ID Your VSP ID number is the nine numbers after the "XDP" on your Anthem Blue Cross ID card.
2018-19 Vision Benefits Summary 

SHIP Waiver Instructions for Summer Special Programs

You are almost there! Help us help you! 

To save you time and frustration, please take a moment to review these helpful steps. Most errors encountered during the waiver process can be avoided by following these simple instructions. 


  1. This waiver application is only for students in a Summer Special Program who are waiving for the Summer 2019 session.
  2. Please find your program below for the Summer 2019 waiver period.  

    Program 

Waiving SHIP

Fall 2019 Waiver Information 

The Fall 2019 waiver period is May 1, 2019 to July 15, 2019. Waivers must be received by July 15, 2019 to avoid a late fee of $75. All waivers received between July 16, 2019 and August 15, 2019 will be subject to a late fee of $75. No waivers will be accepted after August 15, 2019.

The  Fall 2019 waiver application is availabe here. The waiver criteria and other resources are provided below under Waiver Resources.