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The Student Accident and Sickness Insurance Plan is endorsed by the University of Houston-Downtown for Domestic and International Students.
Students enrolled in the English Language Institute are not covered by this plan. learn more
Examples of non-eligible services: See plan for list of exclusions
Students enrolled in the Student Health Insurance Plan for the first time are required to complete a Patient Information and Authorization forms with Student Health Services no later than the 30th day of the current semester (12th day in Summer semester).
Students not submitting the required forms by the posted deadline will have a hold placed on their student records.
OPTION 1: Stop by Student Health Services during regular business hours to complete required paperwork.
OPTION 2: Students enrolled in Distance Education or Saturday only classes should contact our office for alternative arrangements.
All domestic students attending the University of Houston-Downtown who are enrolled for 6 or more credit hours (3 hours for summer session) are eligible for coverage (see brochure for complete eligibility requirements).
Health insurance is mandatory for all International students.
If you do not meet the eligibility requirements of this Plan, or desire dependent coverage, please call Macori, Inc. at (281) 651-8787 for information on alternate insurance plans.
Please read brochure prior to enrollment, including eligibility requirements, exclusions and pre-existing condition limitations.
Prescriptions are written when clinically necessary. The covered person may purchase prescription drugs from local pharmacies. Prescription drug coverage is provided through a prescription card program administered by Catalyst Rx.
Student Health Services is an ambulatory facility and not equipped as an emergency facility.
On-Campus Medical Emergencies:
Off-Campus Medical Emergencies:
Save 20%-60% on most dental procedures including routine oral exams, unlimited cleanings, and major work such as dentures, root canals and crowns.
Services provided by CAREington International Corporation 1-866-796-1857: Pin #526
Access to an audio information library
Information about self-care techniques for common symptoms
Help from a registered nurse specially trained to offer prompt, confidential medical counseling regarding:
Diagnostic and surgical procedures
A recently diagnosed medical condition
Prescription and over-the-counter medication information
Nurses do not diagnose or provide treatment
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Last updated or reviewed on 8/20/13