Insurance

Insurance for Dependents

Berkeley SHIP offers comprehensive medical, behavioral health, dental and vision insurance for you and your family!

Voluntary SHIP plans are now available for the dependents of students enrolled in SHIP.

SHIP FAQs

SHIP -- What is it and why is it provided by the University?

To understand how SHIP works, it is important to understand that your health plan at UC Berkeley consists of two parts:

SHIP RX Promotion

November 14, 2017

$5 off co-pay for prescriptions filled at the Tang Center Pharmacy from January 1 - July 31, 2018

Pharmacy artwork

Helping you start the new year with more money in your pocket!

GENERIC RX: Regular $5, Spring Promo price= FREE*
Did you know most SHIP prescriptions are generic? 

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

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.

Emergency Room, Urgent Care and Ambulance

Emergency Room Services

Emergency Room: Pays 100% of network rates after $100 co-pay (co-pay waived if admitted).

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.

 

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. 

SHIP Vision Benefits

2017-18 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.

2017-18 Vision Benefits Summary