UC SHIP Benefits and Information

UC SHIP is a self-funded, comprehensive health insurance program for registered UCI undergraduate and graduate students that is underwritten and administered by the Regents of the University of California. The plan includes medical, behavioral health, pharmacy, dental and vision benefits.The medical and behavioral health components of the plan utilize the Anthem Prudent Buyer network of providers; the vision plan utilizes the Anthem Blue View Vision network; and the dental plan employs the Delta Dental PPO network. OptumRx serves as the plan's pharmacy benefit management organization. At UCI, the Undergraduate Student Health Insurance Plan is often referred to as "USHIP". The Graduate Student Health Insurance Plan is referred to as "GSHIP". Effective with AY 2019-20, both plans will share identical plan designs (i.e., office visit copays, coinsurance %, etc...).