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Student Blue RA / TA and PostDoc Insurance

UNC-Chapel Hill RA/TA Medical Health Insurance Plan Stack of books with bookmarks in front of a bookshelf

Eligible students are enrolled by their individual academic departments in the RA/TA Graduate Student Blue Health Insurance Plan (GSHIP). Most CHS charges not covered by the Campus Health Fee are covered by the RA/TA Health Insurance Plan and claims are billed directly to BCBS by Campus Health Services.

For specific information about the RA/TA Student Blue Health Insurance Plan benefits go to the BCBS website for UNC-Chapel Hill RA/TA.

For information on prescription drug coverage see Campus Health Pharmacy Formulary. 

Charges incurred at Campus Health Services not covered by the RA/TA Insurance Plan are the responsibility of the student and are transferred to the student’s account at the Office of Student Accounts and University Receivables in the Student and Academic Services Building (SASB) North. See Health Fee and Charges: Payment for Services for more information.

To enroll a Spouse, Domestic Partner or Dependent you will need:

  • Social Security Number
  • Prior insurance information (insurer, policy number and dates of coverage
  • An application – download the electronic application off the website

If your RA/TA health insurance is terminated on May 31, this is considered a qualifying event. You can contact BCBS (888-351-8283) directly to purchase the Student Blue insurance for the remainder of the spring/summer semester  (June and July).

UNC-Chapel Hill  PostDoc Medical Health Insurance Plan  

Eligible students are enrolled by their individual academic departments in the PostDoc Student Blue Health Insurance Plan. Most CHS charges not covered by the Campus Health Fee are covered by the PostDoc Student Blue Health Insurance Plan and claims are billed directly to BCBS by Campus Health Services. 

For specific information about the PostDoc Student Blue Health Insurance Plan benefits go to the BCBS Website for PostDocs,

For information on prescription drug coverage see Campus Health Pharmacy Formulary.

Charges incurred at Campus Health Services not covered by the PostDoc Student Blue Plan are the responsibility of the PostDoc and an invoice is mailed to the PostDoc's address on record.

To enroll a Spouse, Domestic Partner or Dependent you will need:

  • Social Security Number
  • Prior insurance information (insurer, policy number and dates of coverage
  • An application – download the electronic application off the website