UC SHIP is a comprehensive health insurance program for registered UCI undergraduate and graduate students that includes medical, behavioral health, pharmacy, dental and vision benefits. At UCI, the Undergraduate Student Health Insurance Plan is referred to as USHIP. It is a fully-insured plan underwritten and administered by Anthem and employing the Anthem Prudent Buyer network of providers.
The Graduate Student Health Insurance Plan is referred to as GSHIP. It is a self-funded plan underwritten and administered by the Regents of the University of California and it, too, employs the Anthem Prudent Buyer network of providers.
Both USHIP and GSHIP utilize the Delta Dental plan/provider network and the Anthem Blue View Vision plan/provider network. For Pharmacy benefits management, USHIP utilizes Anthem Pharmacy Services and GSHIP employs OPTUMRx.