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 FAQs

Frequently asked questions about dental coverage:

UHS Statement on Potential Affordable Care Act (ACA) Repeal

May 4, 2017
At University Health Services (UHS), we believe that affordable healthcare is a right for all. We are strong supporters of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Many in our community are worried about the proposed repeal of ACA and how that may impact them and their families. We wanted to explain how these changes may or may not affect insurance at UC Berkeley.

Reciprocal Healthcare for Visiting UC Students

UC Berkeley supports the Statement of Reciprocal Services for University of California Student Health Centers:

The Student Health Center (SHC) at each University of California campus gladly offers reciprocal access to its student health services to currently registered students from all other UC campuses under the same conditions that apply to its own students who are not enrolled in its campus Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP). 

Information for Visiting Scholars + Postdocs

Welcome to Berkeley, Visiting Scholars, Postdocs and families!

For more information about the Visiting Scholars and Postdocs Affairs Program (VSPA), visit the VSPA website, contact VSPA at (510) 643-9681 or email