Students enrolled in a program and are taking nine (9) or more credits at North Shore Community College (NSCC) are required to have health insurance according to the Massachusetts' Universal Health Insurance law. Students who have comparable coverage required by the regulation and do not wish to purchase the NSCC Student Health Insurance, must submit his/her health insurance waiver on-line through Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. website in order to avoid paying the health insurance fee.
Please be advised that the health insurance waiver must be submitted ANNUALLY.
For Returning Students: Use the same login information to access Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. website. The waiver process is the same as the previous year.
For First Time Students: You will need to create a login in order to access the waiver page. You will need the following to complete the process:
Once you successfully answer all of the questions, NSCC will be notified and the waiver will be applied to your NSCC account within 24 hours.
Questions regarding the student health insurance waiver or enrollment should be directed to Arthur J. Gallagher & Co at 1-877-308-4259.
Important Information for MassHealth Members:
2018 SHIP & MassHealth Premium Assistance information FAQs
How to Coordinate your MassHealth Benefits with your Student Health Insurance Plan
Note: MassHealth Limited, Children’s Medical Security Plan, Health Safety Net or Free care are not considered comparable plans and will not be qualified for a waiver.
Health insurance is available through North Shore Community College.
Students who do not have a comparable health insurance coverage can obtain health insurance through NSCC. We work with Arthur J. Gallagher & Co to provide coverage for our students. You can find more information about the Blue Cross Blue Shield Benefits and Plan for this year on the Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.
If you decide to receive health insurance through NSCC you will need to pay for it in full or authorize us to use your financial aid if you have a credit available to help cover the cost. The coverage for the academic year 2018 - 2019 costs $1,879.00. The coverage period starts September 1, 2018 and ends August 31, 2019. If at any time you have to cancel or need coverage during the year, please contact our office for information.
Here are the steps to complete in order to pay for the insurance and/or authorize your aid to cover it.
To Pay for your Health Insurance
To Authorize Your Financial Aid
Drop for Non-Payment
Students who register prior to the semester payment due date must pay or waive their health insurance by the payment due date to avoid having their classes dropped for non-payment. Those students who register after the semester due date must pay or waiver their health insurance at the time of registration to avoid having their classes dropped for non-payment.