The online insurance waiver application form for Spring 2018 will open on October 25th, 2017 and will close on January 15th, 2018.
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 January 15th, 2018 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/gru 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
These benefits should all be included in health insurance plans that are PPACA compliant.
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.