Health Insurance

Important Insurance Information for the 2014-2015 Academic Year

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act went into effect on January 1, 2014. Under this health care reform act, health insurance coverage is now mandatory.

For the 2014-2015 academic year, all Silver Lake College full-time undergraduate students must have health insurance coverage.

Below, is a list of three preferences from which each student must choose. The third preference includes the choice of three separate insurance plans. If you choose the third preference, you must choose a plan. If you do not choose a plan under the third preference, you will automatically be defaulted to Option 1.

PLEASE CHOOSE ONE OF THE PREFERENCES BELOW.

  • Preference 1-Obtain coverage under a parent or guardian’s insurance plan. If a student is covered under a parent or guardian’s insurance plan, Silver Lake College must have documentation of this coverage. Please email a copy of your insurance card to:  jessica.ehmler@sl.edu;  or fax a copy of your insurance card to:  920-684-7082 (Attention Jessica Ehmler);  or mail a copy to Jessica Ehmler 2406 S. Alverno Rd. Manitowoc, WI 54220.
  • Preference 2-Obtain coverage from a private or alternate insurance plan. (Please check state and federal options to see what you may qualify for.) If the student is covered under a private alternate insurance plan, Silver Lake College must have documentation of this coverage. Please email a copy of your insurance card to:  jessica.ehmler@sl.edu;  or  fax a copy of your insurance card to:  920-684-7082 (Attention Jessica Ehmler);  or mail a copy to Jessica Ehmler 2406 S. Alverno Rd. Manitowoc, WI 54220.
  • Preference 3-Enroll in Silver Lake College Student Health Insurance through WAICU/WPS. If a copy of the insurance card is not received by Friday, July 25, 2014 the student will be automatically enrolled in Option 1 of the WAICU/WPS plan. Coverage listed below is annual, August 1-July 31. Please refer to the 2014-2015 Cover U booklet enclosed for guidance in choosing the plan best for you;  Option 1, Option 2, or Option 3.

Option 1- For ages 17-20 cost will be $1,301.88 annually. The student will be billed for five months (Aug-Dec) the first semester and seven months (Jan-July) the second semester. Broken down, that amount is $542.45 the first semester and $759.43 the second semester.

For ages 21-24 cost will be $2050.20 annually. The student will be billed for five months (Aug- Dec) the first semester and seven months (Jan-July) the second semester. Broken down, that amount is $854.25 for the first semester and $1,195.95 the second semester.

Option 2- Please contact Jessica Ehmler at Jessica.Ehmler@sl.edu for additional rates and information.

Option 3- Please contact Jessica Ehmler at Jessica.Ehmler@sl.edu for additional rates and information.

If you choose Preference 3 with Option 1, Option 2, or Option 3, Silver Lake College will enroll you. Insurance cards for the WAICU/WPS plan will be sent directly to your permanent/home address. All fees associated with Preference 3 will be added directly to your bill.

Reminder, the only way to opt out of Preference 3 is by making sure that the College has a copy of your current insurance card on file.