Announcements & updatesPharmacy benefits
Starting with the 2013-2014 plan year, Ventegra is your UC SHIP pharmacy benefit administrator. This change streamlines administration and improves medication safety for UC SHIP members.
You can contact Ventegra at 1-877-867-0943 or login to find out more about your pharmacy benefits.
Health Care Reform
UC SHIP complies with major Affordable Care Act (ACA) benefits. UC SHIP already offers coverage for:
- Free preventive exams and associated lab work at campus student health services
- Free preventive immunizations
- Free FDA-approved generic contraceptive drugs and devices (brand name if generic is not available)
- Essential Health Benefits, as listed by Health and Human Services
Highlights of 2013-2014 ACA-compliant enhancements:
- NO annual or lifetime caps on medical and behavioral health benefits
- NO cap on pharmacy prescription drug benefits
- NO caps on Essential Health Benefits