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Penn State Health Insurance Wavier Instructions

 

For students with VA Benefits and/or TRICARE to complete the Penn State waiver in LionPATH, please follow the instructions below:

  1. Go to LionPATH
  2. Select “My Information”
  3. Select “Health Insurance”
  4. Click “Waive”

 

Enter the policy details for the VA Benefits and/or TRICARE as detailed below:

  • Student information should be pre-populated. Waiver Questions - answer “Yes” to questions 1-8
  • Are you a graduate assistant/fellow? Yes or No
  • Insurance Company Name:  VA Benefits or TRICARE
  • Member ID Number:  Use TRICARE or US Uniformed services ID card (Benefits Number)
  • Group Number:  Use TRICARE or US Uniformed services ID card (Benefits Number)
  • Is your Insurance Plan part of a Medicaid Program? No
  • Policy Holder First Name: Veteran’s First Name
  • Policy Holder Last Name: Veteran’s Last Name
  • Policy Holder Date of Birth: Veteran’s Date of Birth
  • Policy Holder Member ID Number:  Use TRICARE or US Uniformed services ID card (Benefits Number)
  • Insurance Company Phone Number: *
  • Insurance Company Address: *
  • City (Must be a City in the United States): *
  • State: *
  • Zip Code: *
  • Please select the type of insurance plan you have: VA Benefits/TRICARE

*Anyone on TRICARE (including dependents) get issued a US Uniformed services ID card with their information on it.  They can also request “proof of insurance” from the TRICARE portal https://tricare.mil/Plans/Eligibility/DEERS/milConnect/Proof.

*Any veteran enrolled in the VA health care system can receive a VHIC (Veteran Health Identification Card).  The process is outlined on the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs website: https://www.va.gov/healthbenefits/vhic/index.asp