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Health Insurance Information for NECC Students

Chapter 15 of the General Laws of Massachusetts requires that all students enrolled in nine or more credit hours participate in the College Student Medical and Accident Insurance Plan. This requirement may be waived for students who already have comparable health insurance coverage by completing the electronic Health Insurance Waiver.

Please note: The health insurance fee must be paid in full in order to receive coverage.

The Following Programs Cannot Be Used to Waive the Health Insurance

  • Health Safety Net
  • Children’s Medical Security Plan
  • MassHealth Limited
  • Free Care Plans offered by a medical facility
  • Foreign insurance policies

Health Insurance Deadlines

Fall Semester

In order to purchase or waive the health insurance, payment or waiver must submitted by October 31, 2018.

Spring Semester

In order to purchase or waive the health insurance, payment or waiver must submitted by March 29, 2019.

2018-2019 Health Insurance Fees

Annual premium $1,879.00
Spring premium $1,254.00

Health Insurance Waiver Instructions

To waive the Student Health Insurance Charge visit: and follow the instructions below.

First time users will need to create an account (you will need your student ID#). Returning users can log using their existing account. Please complete the following steps:

  • On the left side menu and under Student Access, click on Student Waive.
  • Answer the questions
  • Click to Continue
  • Complete: Student Information
  • Check box next to I want to Waive
  • Enter Your Insurance Information
  • Click Submit Form

Once the waiver is submitted you will receive a confirmation number, which you should save for your records.

Please note that it takes at least 24 hours for the waiver to reflect on your account.

What If My Health Insurance Is Terminated After I Submitted the Waiver?

If your health insurance coverage is terminated you can consider a Petition to Add, within 30 days of the termination date.  For more information please visit the Gallagher Student Health & Special Risk or call 877-320-1711.

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