Students are required to have health insurance to attend college full-time in Massachusetts. A student has to purchase a SHIP through their college only if they do not currently have health insurance coverage that is considered “comparable coverage.” For example, a student with MassHealth coverage, a ConnectorCare plan, or a student who is under age 26 who has coverage through a parent’s health insurance plan, does not need to purchase a . If you have MassHealth coverage and attend a participating school, you may be eligible for the MassHealth SHIP Premium Assistance Program.
Do students have to purchase a SHIP plan?
May 12, 2015 Students