Insurance Coverage Updates
2017 HEALTH INSURANCE MARKETPLACE INFORMATION
Kean University does not offer a student health insurance plan. Students must obtain their own health insurance that is compliant with the Federal Patient Protection and Affordability Care Act (PPACA). Those individuals who do not have coverage with a PPACA compliant plan will be subject to tax fines. The Federal Government has established health insurance exchanges that allow families and individuals to compare coverage and related costs among a variety of insurance companies.
The open enrollment period ended on January 31, 2017. However, you may still be eligible to apply outside of the open enrollment period. To see if you can still get covered outside of the open enrollment period, start by answering these questions on the Marketplace site.
How to Apply
- Online: https://www.healthcare.gov/ or https://www.cuidadodesalud.gov/es/
- Phone: 1-800-318-2596 (TTY:855-889-4325)
- For in-person enrollment, visit: https://localhelp.healthcare.gov
UNIVERSITY INSURANCE REQUIREMENTS
Federal law requires all citizens to have health insurance. Residential students and students enrolled in the Center for International Studies program must provide proof of insurance at the start of every academic year. Students in the Kean Athletics program are also required to provide proof of insurance to Athletics, please visit the Athletic Training page or call (908) 737-0600 for instructions.
How to Provide Proof of Insurance (for Residential and International Studies Students)
- Log onto KeanWISE
- Click the “Students” tab
- Below the “Other” heading, click the Residential and International Students Proof of Insurance Submission link