Health insurance coverage minimizes the risk that you could be forced to interrupt your education because of financially devastating injury or illness. It gives you peace of mind so you can focus on your studies instead of worrying about what would happen if faced with overwhelming bills.
Unexpected medical care expenses can jeopardize a student’s plan for college. Investing in insurance provides a buffer for the possibility of unforeseen health problems
SBCC Accident Insurance Policy
Santa Barbara City College has a secondary policy to cover currently enrolled students for accidental injuries that occur in class or college sponsored activities. Accidents must be reported to the Student Health Services & Wellness Program office (SS-170) within 72 hours. The student is responsible for initiating all paperwork and billing their primary insurance company first. There is a $50 deductible on all claims. For full information on this policy you can pick up a bulletin at the Student Health Services Office (SS-170).
Optional Health Dental & Vision Insurance
Domestic health insurance offerings are in a holding pattern at the moment as insurance
companies scramble to become compliant with new government regulations. There are
independent insurance agents who are helpful in applying for Covered California if
you are a resident of California. Santa Barbara Neighborhood Clinics have a program
to help you apply for Covered California Call (805) 963-8566 Ext. 4015 for an appointment.