Monterey Institute Students enrolled in long or short term programs are required to provide proof of health insurance. Read below for more detailed information.
The MIIS Student Health Insurance Plan
All students enrolled in 6 credit hours or more during the fall/spring terms or 4 credit hours or more during the summer term are required to provide proof of health insurance. You can elect to enroll in the Monterey Institute Student Health Insurance Plan offered through Wells Fargo Student Health Insurance or you can provide proof of private health insurance. In the case of international students, government or socialized healthcare provided by your home countries is acceptable, provided that it includes coverage in the United States.
Enrollment in or waiving out of the program is required each semester. This must be completed by 4:00 pm on the first day of classes. Students waiting for pending financial aid reimbursement for insurance must enroll in or waive out of the plan by the 15th day of classes. Failure to do so could result in the revocation of the funds allocated to you, for insurance, by the Financial Aid Office.
Additionally, students who do not enroll in our plan or waive out of it by providing proof of another plan by the 15th day of classes will have a hold placed on their account. This could impact the student's ability to register, make changes to his/her schedule, etc.
2012-2013 Student Health Insurance
For a general summary of the MIIS Student Health Insurance Plan, please see the 2012-2013 Insurance Summary.
If you are thinking about enrolling in our Student Health Insurance Plan, please read through the complete Health Insurance Brochure. Any questions can be directed to the Office of Student Services at 1-831-647-4128 or to the Wells Fargo Student Health Insurance Representative at 1-800-853-5899.
Private Health Insurance
Should you decide to opt-out of the MIIS Student Health Insurance plan you still need to provide proof of health insurance. Students who are opting out of the MIIS insurance plan, but have not yet obtained private insurance must do so before 4:00 pm on the first day of classes. The following are helpful links for obtaining private health insurance:
Health Plan One: Online health insurance marketplace for individuals, families, and small groups/businesses. It also serves as an educational source for all health care topics. They do not endorse one specific policy. Instead, they educate students on their options, both while currently enrolled and options for after they graduate.
EHealthInsurance.com: Online tool for finding health insurance.
Med Secure Intl. LLC: Offers international health/travel insurance for students, scholars, expatriates, missionaries, boaters and businesses. Owned by a MIIS alum.
Find a Doctor or Pharmacy
Plan members can access current providers in the network by searching the Anthem Blue Cross website. Here you will find a listing of doctors, dentists, and hospitals in the area that accept your insurance plan.
Need a list of current providers in the Student Health Insurance Plan to save to your computer? Click on Anthem Blue Cross Provider Listing to download the PDF for the 2012-2013 academic year. For local hospitals, click on Anthem Blue Cross Hospitals for the 2012-2013 year.
Not enrolled in the MIIS Student Health Insurance Plan? Not a problem! The Community Hospital of The Monterey Peninsula (C.H.O.M.P.) maintains a doctor search on their website.
Summer and Short Program Health Insurance
Students attending a summer or short-term program can enroll in health insurance on a monthly basis. The program coordinator will assist you in enrolling in the plan. Monthly enrollments cannot be completed online. The program coordinator will provide you with a monthly enrollment form and it should be submitted, along with payment by mail, to:
Wells Fargo of California Insurance Services, Inc.,
10940 White Rock Road, 2nd Floor
Rancho Cordova, CA 95670-6076.