All full-time, matriculated outbound (Study Abroad) Stony Brook students are automatically
enrolled onto the student health insurance plan. This plan is mandatory and cannot be waived for those studying abroad.
The fee is billed to your student account in SOLAR. Just like all other tuition &
fees, this charge is payable by cash, check, money order, credit card or through financial
Tele-Health and Tele-Counseling
UnitedHealthcare StudentResources and HealthiestYou have partnered together to provide
access to doctors and mental healthcare from anywhere you are, even while traveling
internationally. All services are free for students covered under the UHCSR insurance
plan; services are available for all other students for a fee, as noted in the pdf
How do I create or login to my United Healthcare student account?
To create or login to your UHC student account, locate providers, and access claims
please visit myaccount.uhcsr.com or download their mobile app from your smartphone (UHCSR Mobile App) available on
theApp StoreorGoogle play.
Step 2: UHC will advise of nearest provider that meets their standard of care.
Step 3: UHC will call provider and pre-pay them for your visit.
Step 4: Show your insurance ID card to any Doctor’s offices that you visit, as well as pharmacies,
To locate a Provider/Pharmacy outside the USA and for emergencies abroad: 844-249-0748 (24/7)
To ask benefit questions, locate a provider, obtain a Visa letter, or to inquire about
specific drug coverage under this policy: 1-888-714-6544 or 1-800-767-0700 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Claim forms are used if you see a medical provider that is not in theUnited Healthcarenetwork. In addition, when you purchase medicines from an outside pharmacy you must
always pay for the medicines in full, and then send a claim form with the paid receipt
toUnited Healthcarefor reimbursement. To submit a claim online, visitMyAccount.uhcsr.com or download theClaim and Mail Order Reimbursement Form
Claims must be submitted within 365 days of the original date of service.
Always keep a copy of claims and documentation for your records.
If you present this insurance card for use, please note that you will be using the
University Student Health Insurance.
Frequently Asked Questions
How do I pay for the insurance?
The charge is placed on your Solar account with tuition and fees.
How do I get my insurance card?
Your insurance card will be emailed to your stony brook email address, and will come
from Notifications@UHCSR.com (United Healthcare Student Resources).
Am I only covered in NY State?
No, the international student insurance coverage is worldwide.
Does the coverage include dental and vision?
Our student health insurance does not include vision. Dental coverage is included
up until the age of 18.
Is the HPV Vaccine covered by the Student Health Insurance?
The HPV vaccine coverage age limit, has now been increased to age 45. The benefit
ends on the insured’s 46th birthday.
What are Deductibles, Coinsurance and Copays?
What is an EOB?
EOB means Explaination of Benefits. Watch the video below to learn more.
Can I cancel the coverage early?
No. our policy does not allow for early termination.
I am graduating soon. What are my options for health insurance after I graduate?
With graduation approaching, now is the time to start thinking about your health insurance
coverage. As a young adult, you have choices: stay on your parent’s health plan, buy
your own plan, or get coverage through a new job.
If you decide to get your own insurance, you’ll find lots of choices at NY State of
Health. There are many plans at different coverage levels and all plans cover health
services such as yearly check-ups, flu shots, emergency services and prescription
drugs. You may be surprised how affordable getting coverage can be. Some plans will
cost less than your monthly cell phone bill and for some people, depending on income,
coverage will be free.
Even if Open Enrollment for the year has ended, you may still be able to enroll in
coverage this year if you qualify for free coverage, or if you enroll within 60 days
of a Qualifying Life Event. Qualifying Life Events include no longer being eligible
to stay on your parent’s health insurance, loss of other health insurance, a permanent
move to another part of New York State, getting married or having a child.
We have lots of trained experts who will guide you step by step in selecting and signing
up for a plan that’s right for you. To find an assistor in your community, go tonystateofhealth.ny.gov/agent/hx_brokerSearchor call us at 1-855-355-5777, TTY: 1-800-662-1220.
I am a Teaching Assistant, Graduate Assistant, or Research Assistant who wants to
enroll in employee coverage. How do I do that?
You must confirm with your department that you are eligible to enroll in the employee
coverage, and then enroll directly with HR Benefits. You can email them at email@example.com or call them at (631) 632-6180.
What is a "Notice of Termination Letter"?
This letter would come from your insurance provider, letting you know when your current
coverage with them will end.
For questions about benefits, coverage, claims or exclusions contact: