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At a Glance

The student health center (SHC) and UC SHIP work together to provide comprehensive medical care that meets the diverse, individual needs of our students. Think of the SHC as a convenient medical “home away from home,” where your care and UC SHIP coverage are handled seamlessly. Here’s how that happens when you start at the SHC.

Davis
Hastings
Irvine
Los Angeles
Merced
Riverside
San Diego
San Francisco
Santa Barbara
Santa Cruz

Davis

Start at the SHC for all of your primary medical and preventative care.

See a provider with student health care expertise.

You must get an SHC referral for care outside the SHC, regardless of the distance from campus, except for the following: emergency room care and visits to urgent care clinics, pediatric care, obstetrics services, gynecological care and LiveHealth Online virtual visits.

However, you will be responsible for paying a deductible and part of the cost through a copay or coinsurance (the amount you’re responsible for after UC SHIP pays its share).

Use Network Services to Pay Less Out-of-Network Services are Covered, Too

SHC

Your convenient, on-campus health care home

Network Providers

Providers and facilities in the Anthem Blue Cross Prudent Buyer PPO network, including the UC medical centers and their affiliated professional providers/facilities.

All Other Providers

Any health care provider or facility you choose that is not contracted with Anthem. Anthem's negotiated rates will not apply, and you will be responsible for paying anything over Anthem's maximum allowed amount.

Your Benefit-Year Deductible

The amount you pay before UC SHIP pays for services.

$0 $200 individual/ $400 family $200 individual/ $400 family
Your Share of Total Costs for Care
$ $$ $$$$
If you have an emergency, you do not need a referral from the SHC.

Call 911 or go directly to the nearest emergency room or urgent care clinic.

Anthem makes the sole and final determination as to whether services were rendered in connection with an emergency.

Hastings

Start at the SHC for all of your primary medical and preventive care when school is in session.

See a provider with student health care expertise.

You must get an SHC referral for care outside the SHC, regardless of the distance from campus, except for the following: emergency room care and visits to urgent care clinics, pediatric care, obstetrics services, gynecological care, vision care, dental care and LiveHealth Online virtual visits.

During summer months and breaks when the SHC is closed, you can visit an Anthem Blue Cross clinician without a referral. However, be sure to get a referral from your primary care clinician in the Anthem Blue Cross Prudent Buyer PPO network if you need to see a specialist.

Note: You will be responsible for paying a deductible and part of the cost through a copay or coinsurance (the amount you’re responsible for after UC SHIP pays its share).

Use Network Services to Pay Less Out-of-Network Services Are Covered, Too

UC Family

UC medical centers and their affiliated professional providers/facilities.

Anthem Blue Cross PPO

Providers and facilities in the Anthem Blue Cross Prudent Buyer PPO network.

All Other Providers

Any health care provider or facility you choose that is not contracted with Anthem. Anthem's negotiated rates will not apply, and you will be responsible for paying anything over Anthem's maximum allowed amount.

Your Benefit-Year Deductible

The amount you pay before UC SHIP pays for service.

SHC lab services

$50 individual/$400 family (combined with the in-network deductible)

Other care and services

$0

$200 individual/$400 family $500 individual/$1,000 family
Your Share of Total Costs for Care
$ $$ $$$$
If you have an emergency, you do not need a referral from the SHC.

Call 911 or go directly to the nearest emergency room or urgent care clinic.

Anthem makes the sole and final determination as to whether services were rendered in connection with an emergency.

Irvine

Start at the SHC for all of your primary medical and preventive care when school is in session.

See a provider with student health care expertise.

You must get an SHC referral for care outside the SHC, regardless of the distance from campus, except for the following: emergency room care and visits to urgent care clinics, pediatric care, obstetrics services, gynecological care, vision care, dental care and pharmacy services.

During winter break when the SHC is closed, you can visit an Anthem Blue Cross clinician without a referral. However, be sure to get a referral from your primary care clinician in the Anthem Blue Cross Prudent Buyer PPO network if you need to see a specialist.

Note: You will be responsible for paying a deductible and part of the cost through a copay or coinsurance (the amount you’re responsible for after UC SHIP pays its share).

Use Network Services to Pay Less Out-of-Network Services Are Covered, Too

UC Family

UC medical centers and their affiliated professional providers/facilities.

Anthem Blue Cross PPO

Providers and facilities in the Anthem Blue Cross Prudent Buyer PPO network.

All Other Providers

Any health care provider or facility you choose that is not contracted with Anthem. Anthem's negotiated rates will not apply, and you will be responsible for paying anything over Anthem's maximum allowed amount.

Your Benefit-Year Deductible

The amount you pay before UC SHIP pays for services.

$0 $300 individual/$600 family $500 individual/$1,000 family
Your Share of Total Costs for Care
$ $$ $$$$
If you have an emergency, you do not need a referral from the SHC.

Call 911 or go directly to the nearest emergency room or Urgent Care Clinic.

Anthem makes the sole and final determination as to whether services were rendered in connection with an emergency.


Los Angeles

Start at The Ashe Center for all your primary medical and preventive care.

See a provider with student health care expertise.

You must get an Ashe Center referral for care outside the Ashe Center, regardless of the distance from campus, except for the following: emergency room care and visits to urgent care clinics, pediatric care, obstetrics services, gynecological care and LiveHealth Online virtual visits.

However, you will be responsible for paying a deductible and part of the cost through a copay or coinsurance (the amount you’re responsible for after UC SHIP pays its share).

Use Network Services to Pay Less Out-of-Network Services Are Covered, Too

UC Family

UC medical centers and their affiliated professional providers/facilities.

Anthem Blue Cross PPO

Providers and facilities in the Anthem Blue Cross Prudent Buyer PPO network.

All Other Providers

Any health care provider or facility you choose that is not contracted with Anthem. Anthem's negotiated rates will not apply, and you will be responsible for paying anything over Anthem's maximum allowed amount.

Your Benefit-Year Deductible

The amount you pay before UC SHIP pays for services.

$0 $300 individual/$600 family $500 individual/$1,000 family
Your Share of Total Costs for Care
$ $$ $$$$
If you have an emergency, you do not need a referral from The Ashe Center.

Call 911 or go directly to the nearest emergency room or Urgent Care Clinic.

Anthem makes the sole and final determination as to whether services were rendered in connection with an emergency.

Merced

Start at the SHC for all your primary medical and preventive care.

See a provider with student health care expertise.

You do not need a referral for care outside of the SHC.

You can save money if you choose a network provider for your care.

Use Network Services to Pay Less
Out-of-Network Services are Covered, Too

SHC

Your convenient on-campus health home away from home

Network Providers

Providers and facilities in the Anthem Blue Cross Prudent Buyer PPO network, including the UC medical centers and their affiliated professional providers/facilities.

All Other Providers

Any health care provider or facility you choose that is not contracted with Anthem. Anthem's negotiated rates will not apply, and you will be responsible for paying anything over Anthem's maximum allowed amount.

Your Benefit-Year Deductible

The amount you pay before UC SHIP pays for services.

$0 $200 individual/$400 family $200 individual/$400 family
Your Share of Total Costs for Care
$ $$ $$$$
If you have an emergency, you do not need a referral from the SHC.

Call 911 or go directly to the nearest emergency room or urgent care clinic.

Anthem makes the sole and final determination as to whether services were rendered in connection with an emergency.

Riverside

Start at the SHC for all of your primary medical and preventative care.

See a provider with student health care expertise.

You must get an SHC referral for care outside the SHC if you are within a 50-mile radius from campus, except for the following: emergency room care and visits to urgent care clinics, pediatric care, obstetrics services, gynecological care and LiveHealth Online virtual visits.

However, you will be responsible for paying a deductible and part of the cost through a copay or coinsurance (the amount you’re responsible for after UC SHIP pays its share).

Use Network Services to Pay Less Out-of-Network Services are Covered, Too

SHC

Your convenient, on-campus health care home

Network Providers

Providers and facilities in the Anthem Blue Cross Prudent Buyer PPO network, including the UC medical centers and their affiliated professional providers/facilities.

All Other Providers

Any health care provider or facility you choose that is not contracted with Anthem. Anthem's negotiated rates will not apply, and you will be responsible for paying anything over Anthem's maximum allowed amount.

Your Benefit-Year Deductible

The amount you pay before UC SHIP pays for services.

$0 $200 individual/ $400 family $200 individual/ $400 family
Your Share of Total Costs for Care
$ $$ $$$$
If you have an emergency, you do not need a referral from the SHC.

Call 911 or go directly to the nearest emergency room or urgent care clinic.

Anthem makes the sole and final determination as to whether services were rendered in connection with an emergency.

San Diego

Start at the SHC for all your primary medical and preventive care.

See a provider with student health care expertise.

You must get an SHC referral for care outside the SHC, regardless of the distance from campus, except for the following: emergency room care and visits to urgent care clinics, pediatric care, obstetrics services, gynecological care and LiveHealth Online virtual visits.

However, you will be responsible for paying a deductible and part of the cost through a copay or coinsurance (the amount you’re responsible for after UC SHIP pays its share).

Use Network Services to Pay Less Out-of-Network Services Are Covered, Too

UC Family

UC medical centers and their affiliated professional providers/facilities.

Anthem Blue Cross PPO

Providers and facilities in the Anthem Blue Cross Prudent Buyer PPO network.

All Other Providers

Any health care provider or facility you choose that is not contracted with Anthem. Anthem's negotiated rates will not apply, and you will be responsible for paying anything over Anthem's maximum allowed amount.

Your Benefit-Year Deductible

The amount you pay before UC SHIP pays for services.

$0 $500 individual/$1,000 family $1,000 individual/$2,000 family
Your Share of Total Costs for Care
$ $$ $$$$
If you have an emergency, you do not need a referral from the SHC.

Call 911 or go directly to the nearest emergency room or urgent care clinic.

Anthem makes the sole and final determination as to whether services were rendered in connection with an emergency.

San Francisco

Start at the SHC for all of your primary medical and preventive care.

See a provider with student health care expertise.

You must get an SHC referral for care outside the SHC, regardless of the distance from campus, except for the following: emergency room care and visits to urgent care clinics, pediatric care, obstetrics services, gynecological care and LiveHealth Online virtual visits.

However, you will be responsible for paying a deductible and part of the cost through a copay or coinsurance (the amount you’re responsible for after UC SHIP pays its share).

Use Network Services to Pay Less Out-of-Network Services Are Covered, Too

UC Family

UC medical centers and their affiliated professional providers/facilities.

Anthem Blue Cross PPO

Providers and facilities in the Anthem Blue Cross Prudent Buyer PPO network.

All Other Providers

Any health care provider or facility you choose that is not contracted with Anthem. Anthem's negotiated rates will not apply, and you will be responsible for paying anything over Anthem's maximum allowed amount.

Your Benefit-Year Deductible

The amount you pay before UC SHIP pays for services.

$0

Mental Health: $0
All other services: $200 individual/$400 family

Mental Health: $0
All other services: $750 individual/$1,500 family
Your Share of Total Costs for Care
$ $$ $$$$
If you have an emergency, you do not need a referral from the SHC.

Call 911 or go directly to the nearest emergency room or urgent care clinic.

Anthem makes the sole and final determination as to whether services were rendered in connection with an emergency.

Santa Barbara

Start at the SHC for all of your primary medical and preventative care.

See a provider with student health care expertise.

You must get an SHC referral for care outside the SHC if you are within a 50-mile radius from campus, except for the following: emergency room care and visits, to urgent care clinics, pediatric care, obstetrics services gynecological care and LiveHealth Online virtual visits. 

However, you will be responsible for paying a deductible and part of the cost through a copay or coinsurance (the amount you’re responsible for after UC SHIP pays its share).

Use Network Services to Pay Less Out-of-Network Services are Covered, Too

SHC

Your convenient, on-campus health care home

Network Providers

Providers and facilities in the Anthem Blue Cross Prudent Buyer PPO network, including the UC medical centers and their affiliated professional providers/facilities.

All Other Providers

Any health care provider or facility you choose that is not contracted with Anthem. Anthem's negotiated rates will not apply, and you will be responsible for paying anything over Anthem's maximum allowed amount.

Your Benefit-Year Deductible

The amount you pay before UC SHIP pays for services.

$0 $300 individual/ $1,200 family $300 individual/ $1,200 family
Your Share of Total Costs for Care
$ $$ $$$$
If you have an emergency, you do not need a referral from the SHC.

Call 911 or go directly to the nearest emergency room or urgent care clinic.

Anthem makes the sole and final determination as to whether services were rendered in connection with an emergency.

Santa Cruz

Start at the SHC for all of your primary medical and preventative care.

See a provider with student health care expertise.

You must get an SHC referral for care outside the SHC, regardless of the distance from campus, except for the following: emergency room care and visits to urgent care clinics, pediatric care, obstetrics services, gynecological care and LiveHealth Online virtual visits.

However, you will be responsible for paying a deductible and part of the cost through a copay or coinsurance (the amount you’re responsible for after UC SHIP pays its share).

Use Network Services to Pay Less Out-of-Network Services are Covered, Too

SHC

Your convenient, on-campus health home away from home

Network Providers

Providers and facilities in the Anthem Blue Cross Prudent Buyer PPO network, including the UC medical centers and their affiliated professional providers/facilities.

All Other Providers

Any health care provider or facility you choose that is not contracted with Anthem. Anthem's negotiated rates will not apply, and you will be responsible for paying anything over Anthem's maximum allowed amount.

Your Benefit-Year Deductible

The amount you pay before UC SHIP pays for services.

$0 $300 individual/ $600 family $300 individual/ $600 family
Your Share of Total Costs for Care
$ $$ $$$$
If you have an emergency, you do not need a referral from the SHC.

Call 911 or go directly to the nearest emergency room or urgent care clinic.

Anthem makes the sole and final determination as to whether services were rendered in connection with an emergency.