Welcome American University
All full-time degree seeking, residential and international students with F-1 and J-1 visas enrolled at American University are required to carry health insurance coverage and are automatically enrolled in the health insurance plan unless a waiver is submitted before the established deadline. All students taking six or more credit hours and Optional Practical Training students are eligible to enroll in the Student Health Insurance Plan. Students whose status is considered full-time are also eligible for the Student Health Insurance Plan. Eligible Dependents, including Domestic Partners of enrolled students may participate on a voluntary basis.
Students enrolled by the University will receive an email notification when the ID Card is ready.
To access your insurance card click on My Account and enter your First Name, Last Name and Date of Birth. For your email use your American University and format it as firstname.lastname@example.org.
Students being enrolled by the University who wish to purchase coverage for their Dependents may do so by clicking the "Request Dependent Coverage" Link below. Once the school submits your enrollment you will receive an email with a link to pay the premium.
Search for a Provider
If your plan includes access to a PPO network, you may search for providers by selecting
the link below.
Healthcare provider or facility
UHC Choice Plus
Please use this link to search for participating providers or facilities.
Mental Health provider or facility
United Behavioral Health
Please use this link to search for a mental or behavioral health provider or facility.
Review your statement of benefits in the links below,
before enrolling in the plan. Each plan’s statement of benefits can be found in the brochure within the
Schedule of Benefits section. If an enrollment form is applicable, then rates will be included in a form below.
For UHC Dental Providers please click on this link
Request Dependent Coverage
2016-1 Brochure - Updated 9/27/16
2016-1 Optional Practical Training Students and their Dependents Enrollment Form
2016-1 Continuation Enrollment Form
2016-1 Vision Benefit Summary
2016-1 Summary Brochure
2016-1 Dental Benefit Summary
Are you looking for Summary of Benefits and Coverage (SBC) documents? Click here.
If your plan includes prescription benefits, please use the
to find a participating retail pharmacy.
View Claim Status
Questions? Contact Us!
If your school's plan includes UnitedHealthcare Network Pharmacy Benefits, please
My Account to access the most up-to-date tier status list.
Go Green - My Account
Use My Account to receive electronic correspondence, access your ID Card, claims status, EOBs, locate provider links and other account information 24/7.