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All Otis College students are required to have health insurance and are automatically enrolled in the student health insurance plan. Students with health insurance coverage that meets the College's requirements may waive out of the plan by completing an online waiver. Please go to otis.myahpcare.com/waiver to view the online waiver periods.

Dependent Enrollment Periods

Dependents must be enrolled for coverage during each open enrollment period.
Please make note of these timeframes below.

MFA Graphic Design Dependents

Fall 2021 - 05/01/2021 - 08/15/2021

Students with a Qualifying Life Event

Click the button below to Enroll in Medical Insurance if you meet the requirements of a Qualifying Event after 08/15/2020.

Click Here to Enroll

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Waiver

BFA/MFA and Graphic Design Students Fall - 04/30/2021 – 08/16/2021

Domestic Students Waiver Eligibility

All Otis College students are required to have health insurance and are automatically enrolled on the student health insurance plan (SHIP). Students with health insurance coverage that meets the College ‘s requirements may waive out of the plan by completing an online waiver. All waivers must be completed online by the waiver deadline. Please have an electronic copy of your health insurance ID card and your Otis College student ID number ready.

Alternate Health Insurance Requirements:

  • Active medical coverage
  • Medical coverage must provide coverage in the Los Angeles, CA area. Regional HMOs and state funded insurance plan outside of CA may not meet the requirement.
  • Healthcare Sharing plans, Short-Term coverage plans, Financial Assistance plans, Travel plans or plans that require payment for treatment and application for reimbursement are not accepted.

DOMESTIC  BFA/MFA STUDENTS CLICK HERE TO WAIVE COVERAGE

DOMESTIC  MFA GRAPHIC DESIGN STUDENTS CLICK HERE TO WAIVE COVERAGE

 

International Students Waiver Eligibility

All Otis College students are required to have health insurance and are automatically enrolled on the student health insurance plan (SHIP). Students with health insurance coverage that meets the College ‘s requirements may waive out of the plan by completing an online waiver. All waivers must be completed online by the waiver deadline. Please have an electronic copy of your health insurance ID card, an electronic copy of your insurance policy documents that shows coverage, exclusions, deductibles, and copays, and your Otis College student ID number ready.

Alternate Health Insurance Requirements:

  • Medical coverage must have at least $100,000 of coverage per accident or illness.
  • A deductible not exceeding $500 per accident or illness.
  • Plan must provide coverage in the Los Angeles, CA area. Regional HMOs and state funded insurance plans out of CA may not meet the requirement.
  • Insurance coverage must be in effect starting 8/15/21.
  • Healthcare Sharing plans, Short-Term coverage plans, Financial Assistance plans, Travel plans or plans that require payment for treatment and application for reimbursement are not accepted.

*If requirements are not met, you will be automatically enrolled in SHIP.

INTERNATIONAL  BFA/ MFA STUDENTS CLICK HERE TO WAIVE COVERAGE

INTERNATIONAL  MFA GRAPHIC DESIGN STUDENTS CLICK HERE TO WAIVE COVERAGE