International Student Health Insurance
All international students are required to purchase a health insurance plan while studying at NPU (also while on semester break). NPU offers an international student insurance plan through Aetna at reasonable rates. Please contact the Financial Office for additional information on the NPU International Student Health Insurance Plan.
Cost: $269 per semester per student
About the Insurance Plan
The NPU international student health insurance plan is offered by Aetna Preferred Provider Network and administered by Wells Fargo of California Insurance Services, Inc. The plan includes very extensive pharmacy and doctor networks and focuses on ease of use for all members. When you visit a participating provider or pharmacy, all you will need to do is present your ID card at the time of service, and they will file all claim forms on your behalf. Very common pharmacies such as Longs, Walgreens, and Sav-On are included in the network. You can find a complete list of participating pharmacies and care facilities by visiting the website at: http://www.aetna.com/docfind/custom/studenthealth. You will need your zip code to search for providers and pharmacies in your area.
A 24-hour Nurse Advice Line service is now included in the plan and can be utilized by calling (800) 556-1555. In-network doctor visits have a $30 copay at time of visit and prescription is subject to a $20 copay on generic drugs, $30 copay on preferred brand name drugs, and $50 on any non-preferred brand name drugs.
You should receive your ID card within 6 weeks of the plan effective date. If you need to see a doctor or pick up a prescription prior to receiving your ID card, please contact the Plan Administrator, Wells Fargo of California Insurance Services, Inc., at 800-853-5899 and they will be glad to assist you.