Important Student Health Insurance Update !

Please be advised that CUNY's student health insurance program with United Healthcare will not be offered in the 2014-15 academic year.

Students currently enrolled in the United Healthcare plan can maintain their insurance with United Healthcare through August of 2014.

Please note, the discontinuation of the student health insurance plan is considered a qualifying event that will allow students who are currently enrolled in the plan to purchase insurance through the NY State of Health insurance exchange within 60 days of losing coverage. To avoid a lapse in coverage, please visit the NY State of Health website or call 1-855-355-5777. You must enroll by August 14th for coverage to begin September 1st, 2014.

The next open enrollment period for the NY State of Health will be November 15, 2014-February 15, 2015. Eligible students may sign up for Medicaid and Child Health Plus through the Exchange at any time.To view health insurance options available on the Exchange, visit the NY State of Health Official Health Plan Marketplace website or call 1-855-355-5777.

For more information about health insurance options, visit the Office of Citywide Health Insurance Access NYC Health Insurance Link, or find out when you can speak with an Enrollment Navigator on your campus by visiting your campus Health Services Center.


Office of CityWide Health Insurance Access

In collaboration with Human Resources Administration's Office of Citywide Health Insurance Access (OCHIA), facilitated enrollers are made available on campus offering New York State's Family Health Plus and Child Health Plus health insurance programs to eligible students.


Call 311 for more information and to find out where you can enroll in a public health insurance program in your neighborhood or log on to the NYC Health Insurance Link 



For International Students

Study USA Healthcare provides heath benefits to foreign students studying in the U.S. and also U.S. students planning to study abroad.

Phone: 1-800-937-1387



For International Students

Phone: 1-800-523-8930


Getting Health Insurance You Can Afford

New York City Managed Care Consumer Assistance Program (NYC MCCAP)

Phone: (212) 614-5400


Please note: The Office of Student Affairs strongly suggests that every student requesting the above information contact specific health insurance providers individually to obtain current information regarding potential health insurance providers and the details of their coverage. This information is subject to change and is not comprehensive.