Health Insurance

All students and scholars attending UMKC on an F or J visa are automatically enrolled in the Anthem Student Advantage health insurance plan after they register for classes, and will be billed each semester.

Anthem Student Advantage Health Insurance Plan

Anthem Student Advantage covers or exceeds all typical insurance requirements for international students and scholars outlined by the U.S. government. 

Learn more about the plan

Rates for the 2021-2022 academic year

The rates include premiums for the plan underwritten by Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield as well as the University of Missouri - Kansas City administrative fee.

Rates for the 2021-2022 academic year
Annual Fall Spring/Summer Summer
Student $2,309 $968 $1,341 $373
Student and spouse or child(ren) $4,546 $1,906 $2,640 $734
Student, spouse and child(ren) $6,783 $2,844 $3,939 $1095

Learn More About the Anthem Student Advantage

Benefits and Coverage Summary (PDF)

UMKC medical insurance does not cover the cost of eye or dental care. We suggest you visit your eye doctor and dentist before you leave for UMKC.

Where to receive medical care while at UMKC

Insurance Waivers

If you are sponsored by your government or are on a visa other than F or J, you might be eligible for an insurance waiver.

Health Insurance Waiver Request Form (PDF)

Insurance waiver deadlines

Fall 2021 - Sept. 8, 2021
Spring 2022 - Feb. 1, 2021
Summer 2022 - June 29, 2021