The UIGRADCare Plan is a comprehensive health care program that covers hospital, medical, surgical, outpatient, and other health care services such as physical therapy. Coverage is also provided for routine physicals, newborn care (including inoculations, scheduled visits, etc.), well-child checkups, and prescription drugs.
- 2017 UIGRADCare Summary of Benefits and Coverage (pdf)
- 2016 UIGRADCare Summary of Benefits and Coverage (pdf)
- UIGRADCare Coverage Manual (pdf)
- Wellmark/Blue Cross Patient Claim form #C-5321f (pdf)
- Prescription Reimbursement Claim form (pdf)
- International Claim Form (pdf)
How an Individual Uses the UIGRADCare Plan
Health care under this plan is provided by primary care physicians, physician assistants, advanced registered nurse practitioners, certified nurse midwives and the specialists at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.
The student can choose to receive primary care services from the University of Iowa Student Health Service, Family Practice or Internal Medicine at the UIHC, or Community Medical Service Clinics. Spouses and children may select their provider from Family Practice, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, or Community Medical Service Clinics. Females may also select to receive OB/GYN services from the UIHC OB/GYN department.
All specialist care must be obtained from a provider located at UIHC. No referrals are needed for this care at UIHC.
Out-of-Network care will not be covered.
Note: Care for an accident or an emergency will be covered while traveling as long as services are provided in a Hospital Emergency Room setting.