DEPENDENT COVERAGE

ELIGIBILITY

Covered students may enroll their lawful spouse, domestic partner and children under age 26. All spouses and domestic partners must have a Penn Guest Card at the time of application and enrollment. Covered students may enroll their eligible dependents online by specified deadline(s) by visiting www.aetnastudenthealth.com. Students will need to submit a Dependent Enrollment Application with a MasterCard, Visa, Discover or American Express payment.  Dependent applications and payments are administered directly by Aetna Student Health.

 

The enrollment deadline date for the spring semester is January 31, 2014.

The enrollment deadline date for the summer semester is May 31, 2014.

The Dependent Enrollment Application and premium will not be accepted after the deadline

 

LATE ENROLLMENT Through a Qualifying Life Event

Coverage for late enrollees may be possible only under certain conditions. After the enrollment deadline, only those dependents who have a "Qualifying Life Event" such as

1) involuntary loss of health insurance

2) marriage

3) Entry into the US

A certificate of credible coverage stating the date of the involuntary loss of health coverage, marriage certificate or stamped passport along with a signed application must be submitted to Aetna Student Health within 31 days of the qualifying life event.  After the 31 days, the dependent would no longer eligible for enrollmentin the current policy year. 

 

NEWBORN INFANT AND ADOPTED CHILD COVERAGE

A child born to a Covered Person shall be covered for Accident, Sickness, and congenital defects, for 31 days from the date of birth. At the end of this 31 day period, coverage will cease under the University of Pennsylvania Student Health Insurance Plan. To extend coverage for a newborn past the 31 days, the covered student must: 1) enroll the child within 31 days of birth, and 2) pay the additional premium, starting from the date of birth.

 

Coverage is provided for a child legally placed for adoption with a covered student for 31 days from the moment of placement provided the child lives in the household of the covered student, and is dependent upon the covered student for support. To extend coverage for an adopted child past the 31 days, the covered student must 1) enroll the child within 31 days of placement of such child, and 2) pay any additional premium, if necessary, starting from the date of placement.

 

For information or general questions on dependent enrollment, contact Aetna Student Health at, (800) 841-5374.