Young Adults and Students

What is a student health plan?

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“Student health plan” refers to a special policy of health coverage that colleges and universities make available to their enrolled students. Typically the student health plan is different from the employer-sponsored group coverage that colleges and universities offer their faculty and staff.

While we have made every effort to provide accurate information in these FAQs, people should contact the health insurance Marketplace or Medicaid agency in their state for guidance on their specific circumstances.

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