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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Student Health Insurance

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Student Health Services will provide services to currently enrolled students with or without insurance. 

Information for Students with Insurance:

IMPORTANT - Please bring your current insurance card with you to every appointment.

Claims can be submitted by Student Health Services Medical Clinic to the following insurance companies:

  • Aetna
  • BlueCross/BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • Health Partners
  • Medica
  • MnCare
  • PreferredOne
  • Selectcare/Laborcare
  • South Country Health Alliance
  • TriCare
  • UCare
  • UMR
  • UnitedHealthCare

If your insurance is not listed above, we will provide insurance-ready receipts upon request.  In this case, students are responsible for submission of their own insurance claims.

We recommend you check with your insurance company prior to your appointment in case a referral is required and to verify coverage.  Submission of claims, does not automatically guarantee coverage. For questions about insurance coverage please contact your insurance customer service. 

The Pharmacy at Student Health Services can bill to most insurance companies if you have your current pharmacy card with you.

Often, students are covered under a policy held by their parents. If this is the case, students should sit down with their parents and go over the coverage with them. Questions to consider are:

  • What is covered by the policy?
  • What is not covered?
  • Is Minnesota State University, Mankato considered "of area" for the policy?
  • Is there a deductible?
  • Does the student have his/her own insurance card?

Students should carry their insurance card with them at all times. In cases of emergency, the card will be needed.

Information for Students without Insurance:

Students without health care or pharmacy insurance have the option to post charges from the clinic, lab, and pharmacy to their student account or pay the same day. 

The Affordable Care Act requires everyone to have health insurance or be subject to penalties. is an online insurance exchange for Minnesota residents where you can find information about different health plans and coverage. is the federal insurance exchange. MNsure hotline is 1-800-366-7873.

Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (Minnesota State) no longer offers student insurance for domestic students.  


International Student Insurance

Health Insurance for International Students is required by Minnesota State Colleges and Universities. This insurance coverage is provided by UnitedHealthcare Student Resources and can be purchased through the Cashier's office at Minnesota State Mankato.   Returning students should purchase coverage by the third week in July for the following year .   For more information about health insurance for International students, contact Kathy Grant, Student Insurance Advocate at Student Health Services 507-389-1432 or the International Student Office.  Click on the Summary of Student Insurance Policy link below to view a summary of benefits.  A brochure outlining all the benefits is available online by going to and entering Minnesota State University Mankato as your school name.   The customer service number of UHC Student Resources is 1-888-251-6243. 

The 2018-2019 premium for the International health insurance is $1,596.  This premium can be paid now at the Minnesota State Mankato Cashier's office and is due by July 27, 2018 for returning students.

[PDF] Create an Account (80 KiB) and [PDF] Electronic ID Card (393 KiB)

[PDF] Student Insurance Resources (228 KiB)

[PDF] Summary of Student Insurance Policy (802 KiB)

[PDF] Mankato Area Clinic Information (34 KiB)

HealthiestYou Telehealth:  International students who have purchased the Student Insurance have access to medical advice and health information when Student Health Services is closed by dialing the number listed on the permanent ID card.   The HealthiestYou program in staffed by physicians who can assist with medical care or answer questions.

To find a Network provider/clinic when Student Health Services is closed or you are traveling go to: and enter Minnesota State University Mankato.  Both MayoClinic Health Systems-Mankato and the Mankato Clinic are In-Network.


Questions about insurance can be directed to Kathy Grant, Insurance Coordinator by calling 507-389-1432 or by emailing: