The online insurance waiver application form for Fall 2019 will open on June 7th 2019
and will close on August 29th 2019. You will receive an email once you have access.
PLEASE NOTE: You must be registered for classes and the insurance premium must be posted to your student account for 24 to 72 business hours before you will have access to the online waiver application. You can check to see if the insurance premium has been posted by logging into your pounce account. Even though the waiver deadline is extended to August 29th 2019, if you have not waived by the payment deadline set up by the business office then you may be dropped from your classes.
All students who would like to waive the Augusta University student insurance in favor of their own private insurance please be sure to complete the waiver application prior to the deadline.
Go to https://studentcenter.uhcsr.com/augusta to complete and submit your Waiver Request. Please use your POUNCE ID number to access the system. At the end of the online waiver request process, you will receive an automatic email response of approval or denial and will have the opportunity to print a copy of your request for your records.
Your insurance plan must meet the minimum benefit requirements per the Board of Regents (See Below).
If your waiver is approved, a credit will be placed on your POUNCE account within 5 business days.
***Please note the following:
Minimum Board of Regents Requirements
ALL STUDENTS - These benefits should all be included in health insurance plans.
Georgia mandates coverage for the following benefits to be paid as any other Sickness:
expense and routine newborn care, including 48 hours care in a Hospital or birthing facility following a normal vaginal delivery and a minimum 96 hours following a cesarean section. If a mother and newborn are discharged prior to the post partum inpatient length of stay, coverage includes up to 2 Post-Partum Visits, provided that the first such visit shall occur within 48 hours of discharge; Benefits for Diabetes, Mammography, Pap Smears, Chlamydia Screening; Mastectomy Benefits; Dental Anesthesia Benefits; Prostate-Specific Antigen (PSA) tests; Treatment of Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction; and any other applicable mandated benefits.
No Bridge, Gap, Monthly, limit/Indemnity or "Share" type plans will be accepted.