Touro University Nevada requires all on-ground students (excluding Education students) to carry comprehensive health insurance for the benefit of the university community. For your convenience, we provide a policy through Ascension Benefits and Insurance Solutions of California. The rate for the 2017-2018 school year is $5,382.00. The cost will be billed in equal installments to your student account. The equal installments are as follows: $1,794.00 for trimesters programs- OT, PA, PT, and BSN. The cost is $2,691.00 for the semester programs- DO and MHS.
The provider network is Cigna. Plan providers can be found in their directory. There is no coverage available for a spouse, domestic partner, and/or children under the 2017/2018 student health insurance plan.
Students who wish to opt out of the student health insurance plan have the option to opt out before every new term.
The requirements to opt out of the student health insurance with a private plan are the following:
- Must have coverage in Nevada
- At least a silver rated plan
- Plan maximum must be unlimited
- Active coverage for the entire school year
Students with the following types of health insurance coverage do not need to meet the above requirements:
- Medicaid Insurance
- Military Insurance
- Employer sponsored insurance: via spouse, parent, domestic partner, or current employer
The student health insurance opt out portal can be reached at: 2017/2018 Student Health Insurance Opt Out Link