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UC Student Health Insurance

Dental, Vision & Other Supplemental Policies

Dental and Vision Insurance

Routine dental check-ups and eye exams are not part of the coverage through the Student Health Insurance.  If you would like to enroll in dental and/or vision coverage, please visit 

You will find more information in regards to rates and coverage by clicking the above link.  Please note that these plan options are not part of the Student Health Insurance and are not managed by the University.

UC Blue Ash Dental Hygiene Services

No Dental Insurance? Did you know that UC Blue Ash has a dental hygiene clinic? Clinic fees are less than $20.00.  Please call 513-745-5630 to schedule an appointment or for more information visit,

Blood Borne Pathogen Exposure Insurance

UC Student Health Insurance offers a policy for those academic programs offering classes in which students may be exposed to human blood borne pathogens related to the students’ academic activities. The policy will cover students who volunteer at free clinics.

This policy covers all related medical expenses for the first 30 days after an exposure, anywhere in the world, without any co-payment or deductible up to a maximum of $10,000.

This pi BloodBorne Pathogen olicy does not cover blood borne pathogen exposures:

  • that occur while being a paid employee,
  • related to activities that are not related to school activities such as sexual contact, and/or
  • from legal or illegal drug usage.

The cost of the policy is $31 per policy year. Coverage dates are 08/10/2018 – 08/09/2019.

Blood Borne Pathogen Exposure Insurance (PDF)

Claims should be submitted to:
Health Smart Benefit Solutions
3320 W. Market St., Suite 100,
Fairlawn, OH 44333.

Blood Borne Pathogen Exposure Insurance Claim Form (PDF)

Claim status may be checked on line at or by calling 1-800-331-1096. Contact the UC SHI Office at 513-556-6868 for any questions.

Following exposures, student should report to the University Health Services Holmes Location on the medical campus, located on the fourth floor of the Holmes building (corner of Eden Avenue and Albert Sabin Way), Cincinnati, OH 45267. Hours of operation are 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays and 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Wednesdays. If it is not feasible to go to the UHS Holmes Location, students may go to any hospital emergency room. Follow-up after exposures by calling 513-584-4457.  

NOTE: Premiums will not be pro-rated regardless of class registration date beginning any time after 8/8/2016. There are no premium refunds if students drop out of school or if students purchase the UC SHI in a subsequent semester.

This policy is available for any program within UC that wishes to mandate the BPEI for all students enrolled in that specific program. Once a UC program has decided to offer, and has requested the assessment of, the BPEI, the premiums are automatically assessed to the tuition bills. This assessment will occur in the first semester of every policy year for which the students are enrolled in programs with the BPEI requirement, regardless of the time of year.

Students who are covered under UC Student Health Insurance (SHI) are not charged for the BPEI unless those students lose eligibility under SHI within that same academic year. Students who remain enrolled in programs with the BPEI requirement, will receive no refund of the $31.00 premium.

Program Directors wishing to add this coverage for a specific program must contact Ken Wolterman (phone: 513-556-4348) to arrange for the programming change.

Continued Coverage

If you would like to enroll in the continuation plan for extended coverage, please complete the 2018-2019 University of Cincinnati Continuation Enrollment Form (PDF), and mail along with your payment to:

United Healthcare Student Resources
PO Box 809026
Dallas, TX 75380-9026
Health Information

UC Student Health Insurance

Lindner Center, Suite 334

Phone (513) 556-6868
Fax (513) 556-6655

Office hours: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.