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Insurance Education Workshop Information

The Center for Student Health and Counseling is committed to helping PSU students understand their PSU Student Health Insurance Plan. The Student Health Insurance Coordinators will lead informational sessions throughout the year on: understanding the benefits offered, how to find a preferred provider, the claims process, plus much more. See below for specific dates and times.

Spring term 2014 Insurance Help Events

  • Start of the term help: As with the start of every term, the insurance team will be available the first two weeks of the term in the lobby of SHAC from 10 AM-4 PM to help answer questions and/or give help with the waiver. No appointment necessary.
  • Insurance 101 Workshop: Wednesday, April 9, and Tuesday, May 20, both from 1-2 p.m. at SHAC. The workshop on May 20th will provide the regular information, along with additional information for graduating seniors.

Winter term 2014 Insurance Help Events

  • Start of the term help: As with the start of every term, the insurance team will be available the first two weeks of the term in the lobby of SHAC from 10 AM-4 PM to help answer questions and/or give help with the waiver. No appointment necessary.
  • Insurance 101 Workshop: Wednesday, Jan. 8, and Tuesday, Jan. 14, both from 1-2 p.m. at SHAC.
  • Cover Oregon Insurance Workshops: Wednesday, February 5 in SMSU 298, and Thursday, February 6 in SMSU 236, both from 1-2 p.m. The workshop on 2/6 is closed due to inclement weather. Confused about the Affordable Care Act? The SHAC Insurance Team will give a brief overview to explain how the Oregon Health exchange through Cover Oregon works, how to compare the plans offered to the PSU Plan with Aetna, and how to choose your best option. Staff will answer questions such as: Why do I have to have Insurance? Who can buy insurance from the exchange? How do the tax credits work? Can I still use SHAC if I have outside insurance? For more information email insurancehelp@pdx.edu.

Fall term 2013 Insurance Help Events

  • Viking Days (September 23 & 25) from 3-5 PM at SHAC                                                                                   The SHAC insurance team will offer informative workshops on the Student Health Insurance Plan, and will also offer one-on-one drop in times for students to ask questions and/or get help with the waiver. No appointment necessary.
  • Start of the term help: As with the start of every term, the insurance team will be available the first two weeks of the term in the lobby of SHAC from 10 AM-4 PM to help answer questions and/or give help with the waiver. No appointment necessary.
  • Insurance 101 Workshop: Tuesday, October 15 from 11 AM-Noon in SMSU 236.
  • Insurance 101 Workshop: Wednesday, November 6 from 1:30-2:30 PM in SMSU 238.
  • Cover Oregon Insurance Workshops: Tuesday, November 19 in SMSU 298, and Wednesday, November 20 in SMSU 327, both from 1-2 p.m. Confused about the Affordable Care Act? The SHAC Insurance Team will give a brief overview to explain how the Oregon Health Exchanges (Cover Oregon) work, how they compare to the PSU Plan with Aetna, and how to choose your best option. Staff will answer questions such as: Why do I have to have Insurance? Who can buy insurance from the exchange? How do the tax credits work? Can I still use SHAC if I have outside insurance? For more information email insurancehelp@pdx.edu.

Students can also make an appointment with a Student Health Insurance Coordinator by emailing insurancehelp@pdx.edu.