FrontierMEDEX (Medical Evacuation and Repatriation Insurance) Summary
All international students in F1 or J1 visa status are automatically charged the single twelve (12) month premium of $68.04 for medical evacuation and repatriation insurance on the Fall tuition bill.
All international students will automatically be enrolled in the medical evacuation and repatriation insurance provided through FrontierMEDEX. You have the option of waiving this insurance and providing proof of outside coverage. If you elect to not use the FrontierMEDEX plan, you MUST complete a Waiver of Medical Evacuation and Repatriation Insurance Coverage form no later than Friday, October 16, 2015 to receive a credit on your tuition bill for the premium.
For the Fall 2015 semester, the waiver form must be competed and submitted to the Human Resources Benefits office to receive a credit on your Fall tuition bill. If you do not complete a waiver form, you will be automatically enrolled in a single FrontierMEDEX policy and you will be responsible for paying the single twelve month premium of $68.04 charged to your Fall tuition bill.
The wavier form can be scanned and emailed to, faxed to 215-926-2288, or sent via mail to :
Temple University Benefit Department
2450 W. Hunting Park Avenue, 1st Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19129
FAX: 215-926-2288
If you lose your outside health and/or medical evacuation and repatriation coverage for any reason you MUST contact the Benefits office immediately at 215-926-2270 to obtain coverage.
Temple University's student insurance specialist is Amber Alston. If Independence Blue Cross is unable to assist you, she can be reached at or 215-926-2284. If Amber is unavailable, please call the Benefits Department at 215-926-2270.
updated: 12/01/2015
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