The Health Insurance Waiver Portal will open in June for new Fall 2023 students and July 1st for returning students. Fall 2023 waiver or enrollment actions can be made through 5:00 p.m. EDT on Wednesday, September 13, 2023.
Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina (BCBSNC) has been selected to be the health insurance carrier for Meredith College students for the 2022-2023 academic year at a rate of $320/month.
The payments are divided into semester charges with 5 months of coverage (August-December) charged in Fall 2023 and 7 months (January-July) in Spring 2024. The Fall 2023 rate is $1,600.00 which covers 5 months, August 2023 to December 2023 and the Spring/Summer 2024 rate is $2,240.00 which covers 7 months, January 2024 to July 2024.
All required students** must take action in the Meredith BCBS insurance portal each year.
**Required students include: all full-time undergraduates, licensure only, pre-health, I/O Psych, international, study abroad, and dietetic interns.
The portal will close for ALL students on Wednesday, September 15, 2023 at 5:00pm EDT. No changes can be made after the portal closes.
If a waiver is not submitted by the deadline, the fall charge ($1,600.00) on your student account will remain and cannot be removed.
To enroll in the insurance plan, please complete your enrollment today so you receive your insurance card in a timely manner.
New students will need to set up their account prior to taking action in the portal. Current students will need to log-in to the portal using their Meredith email address and their BCBS portal password. Please note that the BCBS portal password is different from your Meredith password.
Below are step-by-step instructions on how to navigate the new BCBS portal and waiver.
Instructions for New Students
Instructions for Returning Students
- Existing Student BCBS Portal Log In Instructions
- Returning Student Waiver
An acceptable insurance plan is one that is:
- active for the entire academic year,
- provides comprehensive medical coverage including mental health,
- comparable coverage to the Meredith sponsored BCBS plan,
- compliant with the Affordable Care Act,
- and have providers that accept the coverage in the Raleigh area.
Note: Out of state Medicaid, Kaiser, and similar plans will not be accepted.
Please visit the Student Health Center website, meredith.edu/health, for more information including answers to frequently asked questions.
Students may also contact BCBS Student Blue by calling 1-800-579-8022 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org