Insurance Waiver Criteria

Insurance Waiver Criteria

Plan must meet or exceed all Affordable Care Act requirements (unlimited lifetime maximum for minimum essential health benefits, coverage for pre-existing conditions, out of pocket maximum not to exceed $8,700 per individual or $17,400 family) and provide coverage for non-emergency essential services in the state of Nebraska.

International students must also provide proof of coverage for unlimited medical evacuation and repatriation of remains to your home country. A supplemental policy may be purchased at www.uhcsr.com/unmc [uhcsr.com] under the Global Travel Services card. 

J1 students must have a deductible of $500 or less per accident/injury.

Medicaid plans issued outside the state of Nebraska or Iowa and HMO plans that do not have in-network providers in the Omaha, NE area do not qualify for a waiver. Short-term plans, Supplemental policies, Discount plans, Hospital Indemnity and other limited benefit plans and policies issued outside the U.S. do not meet the criteria.

Coverage must remain in effect for the entire period for which the waiver applies.

International students with coverage under an approved government sponsored/guaranteed program with a current financial guarantee on file with the University may also qualify for a waiver. If you have SACM coverage, please submit your financial guarantee to the Student Accounts Office. Approved plans include the following:

All questions regarding your insurance benefits or your planned waiver of the student insurance plan, contact Devin Schleicher at 402-559-532