Mental Health + Substance Abuse

collapse all expand all Counseling & Psychiatry Visits Patient Responsibility UHS Network Provider (outside UHS) Non-Network Provider (outside UHS) Counseling (short term) $0 $15 50%1, 2 Psychiatry $15 $15 50%1, 2 Inpatient and Outpatient Services Patient Responsibility Network...

SHIP Fees and Enrollment

All eligible registered undergraduate and graduate students at UC Berkeley, including registered international students are automatically enrolled in the Berkeley Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP), and charged a health insurance fee on their CalCentral account.

Voluntary SHIP plans are available for concurrent enrollment undergraduates, filing fee graduate students, and students who have a formal medical withdrawal status or are on approved pregnancy leave. Dependent plans are also available for qualified dependents of current SHIP members.

SHIP Dental Benefits

MetLife Member Information Plan Network PDP Plus Group Number 151675 Member ID Number Your MetLife member ID is the same as your Wellfleet member ID. If you do not have your Wellfleet member ID number, follow the instructions on the flyer here to obtain it. Dental Benefits Summary MetLife PDP Plus Dentist Non-Network...

SHIP now covers at-home COVID testing kits

January 19, 2022
Over-the-Counter (OTC) COVID-19 Testing Coverage

Effective for tests purchased on or after January 15, 2022, SHIP/Wellfleet will cover over-the-counter (OTC) COVID-19 tests without a doctor order limited to eight tests per calendar month per covered member with no member cost share. FDA approved COVID-19 take-home test kits purchased at local pharmacies and retailers are eligible for insurance reimbursement. (Note: OTC tests with a doctor order have no limit.)

Reimbursement Requirement

To be eligible for reimbursement the following must apply:...

SHIP Dental FAQs

Frequently asked questions about dental coverage: collapse all expand all How does the SHIP dental plan work?

Dental coverage is provided through the MetLife PDP Plus plan. With this plan, you select a provider from a nationwide network of 90,000 MetLife PDP Plus Dentists. More than 500 network dentists are located within five miles of campus.

When you make your appointment, let the dentist know you have...

SHIP Waiver Instructions for 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. This waiver application is only for students in a Summer Special Program who are waiving for the Summer 2022 session. Please fill out the WAIVER WORKSHEET to guide you through the online waiver application. NOTE: This worksheet is...


Wellfleet Rx Member Information Rx Bin Number 003858 Rx PCN A4 Rx Group Number WFLEET1 Member ID Number Your member ID is on your Wellfleet ID card. If you do not have your Wellfleet card, follow the instructions on the flyer here to obtain it. Prescription Co-pays UHS Tang Pharmacy ...

Should I waive SHIP?

Welcome! Four Important Things to Know About Insurance at Berkeley All eligible UC Berkeley students are required to have medical insurance that meets the University's requirements. All students will be automatically enrolled in SHIP -- see the SHIP benefits. If you have comparable insurance and don't want to keep SHIP as dual coverage, you may submit a waiver...

Wellfleet Request for Information Alert for SHIP members

January 18, 2022
Wellfleet 2021 1095-B / 1099 HC Forms

If you had health insurance coverage with UC Berkeley’s Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP) through Wellfleet at some point in 2021, you will be receiving an email from Wellfleet with instructions on how to access your 1095-B and 1099 HC tax forms, if needed.

The 1095-B is an official IRS form that is a record of your Health Insurance coverage for 2021. The purpose of the form is to support your annual disclosure to the IRS that you are in compliance with the ACA. Wellfleet will be making your 1095-B form available on Wellfleet’s website via...