Current SHIP Students
AHP Live Care is a convenient way to get care!
$0 cost for students who are enrolled in the Student Health Insurance Plan. With AHP Live Care, you can see providers 24/7 on your smartphone, tablet or computer. AHP Live Care is ideal for: Cough & Cold, Rash, Headaches, UTI, Anxiety, Depression, Stress, Sinus Infection, Pink Eye, General Questions & more!
Download the Amwell app on iOS or Android or visit ahplivecare.com. Sign up or log in and use the service key and coupon code AHPFREE to access services at zero cost to you. Be sure to select Colorado School of Mines SHIP for your insurance choice. Problems or questions – call 1-855-818-3627
~Sharing the coupon code with non-SHIP students is considered fraud.
2019-20 and 2018-19 SHIP Students
Communication with Academic Health Plans
(Coverage is underwritten by National Guardian Life using the Cigna PPO network. Coverage is not with Cigna.)
Academic Health Plans preferred method of communication with students is via email.
Please go to https://www.studentplanscenter.com/spcindex.aspx select your school (make sure you select the Health plan) and click on the ID Card button. Create your account remembering your username and password and submit. You will receive a message stating that your account has been successfully created. Log In and you will be able to view, download and/or print your id card. It make take 24-48 hours before your card is activated.
If you experience any problems please call customer service at 1-800-756-3702.
To find in network providers, you can go to either cigna.com and choose “find a doctor or hospital” or you can go to csm.myahpcare.com and choose “find a doctor or hospital.” Either link takes you to the same place. You do not have a Cigna log in, so choose the “not a Cigna Customer Yet” (in the top right quadrant) and choose “plan through your employer or school”. Put in your location, choose the PPO option (at the bottom of the list) and enter the provider’s name you are checking on or type of care you want (dermatologist, cardiologist, etc.). It should give you all the providers in a set number of miles.
If you are looking for behavioral health, it is the bottom left quadrant-“Cigna Behavioral Directory” and choose “provider directory” (second option on page). Scroll to the bottom and fill in the provider type, choose Behavioral Health, and radius from your location.
The 1095-B Tax Form: Your unique health insurance verification
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act includes a requirement that many people have health insurance or pay a penalty. Compliance with this mandate is administered by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS)*. The IRS requires health insurance companies to report the individuals they covered per tax year. The reports need to include Social Security Numbers (SSN) or International Tax Identification Numbers (ITIN) to distinguish unique individuals. Insurance companies are also required to give individuals a copy of what they have reported, in the form of a tax form called 1095B. *Information on this page shoud not be considered tax advice or guidance.
Instructions for downloading your 1095B for 2018 (partial-August 2018-Dec 2018) from NGL are here
2017-18 SHIP Students
Communication with United HealthCare
United HealthCare’s preferred method of communication with students is via email. Students on the SHIP should go to www.uhcsr.com/csm and create an account. This account is where you access your insurance card, explanation of benefits, and any communication from United HealthCare. United HealthCare will notify you by secure email when there is a new document or request for additional information. If United HealthCare does not receive the requested information, claims will be put in a “pending” status, and will not be paid.
The Affordable Care Act requires Health Insurance Coverage. Please log on to your account and update your information and include your social security number.
The 1095-B Tax Form: Your unique health insurance verification
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act includes a requirement that many people have health insurance or pay a penalty. Compliance with this mandate is administered by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS)*. The IRS requires health insurance companies to report the individuals they covered per tax year. The reports need to include Social Security Numbers (SSN) or International Tax Identification Numbers (ITIN) to distinguish unique individuals. Insurance companies are also required to give individuals a copy of what they have reported, in the form of a tax form called 1095B.
Information on this page should not be considered tax advice or guidance.
Please note: Dependent coverage is not available through the Student Health Insurance Plan.
For 2018 (partial year-January 2018-August 2018) students and tax year 2017:
UnitedHealthcare Student Resources was the provider for 2017-18 coverage. To confirm your information:
- Visit www.uhcsr.com/MyAccount and log in or create your MyAccount.
- Once logged in, use the left navigation bar to navigate to the Tax Information, My Personal Information, and Email Preferences areas to enter and/or confirm the following information: Name; SSN or ITIN; Date of Birth; Mailing Address; Email Address.
- Under Tax Information, you can select electronic or paper delivery of your 1095B.
- UHCSR contact information: 866.458.4954. Please note that customer service representatives will not be able to collect your Social Security Number over the phone.
It is very important that your email address is up to date! If you prefer not to receive email notifications and would like UHC to continue sending paper communications to your physical address via the United States Postal Service, you may go the “My Email Preferences” section in “My Account” and opt out of receiving email notifications. Make sure that your physical address is accurate.
To contact UnitedHealthcare via phone, call 1-866-458-4954 for questions regarding 2017-18, 2016-2017, 2015-2016, 2014-2015 and 2013-2014 academic years.
How to Find Providers 2017-18
To find In-Network providers go to www.uhcsr.com/csm and search for the “United HealthCare Choice Plus” network. No login is required when searching for providers.