UC SHIP is a student-focused benefits package for UCSD graduate and undergraduate students, including strong medical, behavioral health, pharmacy, dental, and vision care benefits.
UC SHIP is compliant with the Affordable Care Act requirements and works to complement your care at the Student Health Services right on campus.
It only covers healthcare which is normally covered by a statutory health care system in the visited country, so it does not render travel insurance obsolete.
The costs not covered by self-liability fees are paid by the issuing country, which is usually the country of residence but may also be the country where one receives the most pension from.We can offer you a free health insurance check-up that will: Private Medical Insurance is designed to cover new eligible medical conditions that may arise after the start date of a policy.It is usually not possible to cover a pre-existing medical condition from the last five years prior to the start date of your health insurance policy.The card is applicable in all French overseas departments (Martinique, Guadeloupe, Réunion and French Guiana) as they are part of the EEA, but not non-EEA dependent territories such as Jersey, the Isle of Man, Aruba or French Polynesia. The reason for the existence of this card, is that the right to health care in Europe is based on the country of legal residence, not the country of citizenship.Therefore, a passport is not enough to receive health care.However, some insurance providers may be able to cover a pre-existing condition after a policy has been in place for two years, even if in that 2 year period there has been treatment, symptoms, medication or advice given.