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Student Insurance Benefits

Legal Notices

Health Insurance

Medical Benefits at a Glance

SHP Summary Plan Description

Student Health Plan Frequently Asked Questions

Affidavit of Marriage/Domestic Partnership Form

SHP Waiver Form, including minimum requirements for alternative coverage

Termination of Marriage/Domestic Partnership Form

Johns Hopkins Student Assistance Program (JHSAP)

University Health Services

Vision Insurance


Dental Insurance (M.D., Masters and Ph.D. candidates only)

All students must be covered under the School of Medicine group dental plan administered by CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield. This coverage is available only to students and their children under age 19 who are enrolled in the Student Health Program medical insurance plan as required by the Affordable Care Act. Dental coverage is not available to the spouse or domestic partner of the student.  Rates are subject to annual change.

Dental Insurance Benefit Guide (eff. 7/1/2019)

Dental Insurance Summary of Benefits (2019)


Disability Insurance (M.D. candidates only)

The School of Medicine provides a disability plan for all students enrolled as M.D. candidates. This coverage will provide benefits should a student develop a disability while enrolled as a student. This insurance is provided at no cost to the student.  See Policy.


Family Support Programs (Ph.D. candidates only)


Life Insurance (M.D. candidates only)

In January of the second year of the M.D. curriculum, the School of Medicine purchases a $100,000 term life insurance policy for each second year medical student. This policy remains in effect until the M.D. degree is awarded or until the student withdraws from the M.D. program. This insurance is provided at no cost to the student.  See policy.





Updated 8/7/2020