Waiver Requirements

Students who wish to apply for a waiver, will need to present their health insurance ID card, student ID and complete insurance policy documentation, in English, to the Student Insurance Office for review and approval. 
Minimum Requirements:   
  • Policy Deductible of $500 or less per policy year
  • Unlimited (no dollar maximum) annual benefits per illness, injury and prescription medications
  • Coverage payable in U.S. dollars
  • A company licensed to do business in the United States, with a U.S. claims address and a U.S. phone number.
  • Coverage must be in effect for the entire applicable academic year
  • Policy must provide coverage for medical and mental health coverage in Northwest Ohio
  • Repatriation of Remains U.S. $25,000 minimum coverage
  • Medical evacuation U.S. $50,000 minimum coverage

Please email the Student Insurance Office at:  studentins@bgsu.edu to apply for a waiver.