Health Insurance

Welcome to the Peralta International Student Health Insurance Program

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Starting in Spring 2017, all international students will be automatically enrolled in the Peralta Health Insurance Program through provider GeoBlue.

Upon enrollment, you will find an “International Student Health Insurance Fee” among your other fees for tuition such as AC Transit, campus use fee, etc.

Now that health insurance is a requirement for all students, please contact your insurance provider to cancel your current plan. Make sure the final date of coverage is no later than 12/31/2016 to prevent double coverage.

The current fee is $114.50 per month, totaling $572.50 for the fall semester, $801.50 for the spring /summer session, and $229 for the summer session (new students only).

If you need a letter of support from our office to cancel your current health insurance coverage and request a refund, we will gladly assist you. Please contact Matthew Jones at mjones2@peralta.edu for a support letter.

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  1. On the right-hand side, under “Resource Center”, under “Find a provider” click ” U.S. Providers
  2. Choose your network: BlueCard PPO Basic
  3. Enter your address, ZIP code, or city and state under “Located near” and then select the number of miles you would be willing to travel to the doctor’s office
  4. Click “GO”

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Frequently Asked Questions:

District Student Health Services

Health Insurance Fee Waiver (Must submit by the first day of classes to be eligible)

There are a limited number of reasons to waive this health insurance fee:
  • Students who receive health insurance from their US resident spouse or US resident parents.
  • Students who receive government sponsored health insurance.
  • Students who receive health insurance from their place of employment in the US.
  • Students who receive health insurance from their Non US resident spouse/parents, who are legally residing in the U.S.
  • Students participating in OPT
Students who believe their current coverage is comparable or exceeds the Peralta International Health Insurance Plan may apply for a waiver this Spring/Summer 2017 only.
All waivers requests will be carefully reviewed, however, submitting a request for a waiver does not guarantee that your waiver will be approved.Without qualifying for one of these exceptions, you must purchase the Peralta International Student Health Insurance Plan.
Here is a link to the online waiver form:
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