Graduate Assistants United (GAU)

URI's Graduate Assistant Chapter of the AAUP

Health Benefits

2010-11 Student Injury and Accident Insurance Plan link:

Student Accident and Illness Plan

Off Campus Community Health Providers

Summary of Benefit Changes for Student Accident/Sickness Insurance Policy 2010/2011

  • Per Injury/Sickness Lifetime Maximum Benefit increased from $75,000 to $150,000
  • The plan will no longer require routine referrals or claim forms. Accident claim forms may still be required for certain diagnosis to exclude automobile accident/workers compensation, etc.
  • Domestic Partner coverage has been added
  • Servicing Agent will change to:

University Health Plans, Inc.

One Batterymarch Park

Quincy, MA 02169-7454


UHP will answer questions regarding benefits, enrollment, eligibility, ID cards and service issues.

  • Claims administration/processing will be handled by:


Consolidated Health Plans

2077 Roosevelt Avenue

Springfield, MA 01104


CHP will answer any questions regarding claims status, Explanation of Benefits (EOB’s), denials, coverage and other claim issues.

  • Preferred Provider Network will be:

First Health Network


Prior to making appointment with community provider, student must confirm with provider and/or First Health Network .

  • Insured students continue to receive 100% coverage for Medical Care, Lab and X-ray services if they use the Health Center. If they choose to go to an in-network community provider the coverage will be at 90% with the student being responsible for 10% plus a $20 office/$50 ER co-pay. The Health Center is open for appointments from 9 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Monday – Friday and 12 noon – 4 p.m. Sat./Sun. and most Holidays during the Academic Year.
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