I am very dissatisfied with the health insurance that UNE provides for its students because it has very poor prescription coverage. There are many students at UNE who need good prescription coverage because they take medication on a regular basis.
The UNE student health insurance, Aetna Chickering, will only cover $1,200 towards prescription coverage per year. Once you reach this amount, then you have to pay for your prescriptions out of pocket. Without any prescription coverage, the medications can end up costing a LOT of money, especially the ones for which there are no generics available. Unfortunately, since we already have insurance (even though we are underinsured), we cannot qualify for many prescription assistance programs.
Students should be able to focus on classes rather than worrying about how they are going to pay for their medication.
This petition is asking UNE to switch to a different health insurance plan that provides students with better prescription coverage. If you are dissatisfied with UNE's student health insurance, please sign this petition and list your feedback in the comments section.
Thanks for your input and participation to help make some positive change!