Below you will find useful information about the

Boise State University
International Student Insurance Plan

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Use your insurance

  1. Always visit Student Health Cervices first before receiving any treatment. Obtain a Referral Form and keep it until you are ready to submit your claim.
  2. When choosing a doctor or hospital always try to use a Participating Provider (PPO)—your coinsurance payment will be lower. A list of Participating Providers is available via the link below.
  3. Call the doctor to schedule an appointment.
  4. In an emergency situation go directly to the nearest hospital for treatment, or call 911 if you are unable to seek treatment yourself.

It a good idea to visit Health Services first before receiving any treatment. They can treat many conditions or refer you to an outside provider in the area.

Location: 1529 Belmont Street, Boise, Idaho
(Located directly behind the Student Recreation Center, in the Norco Building)

Phone: (208) 426–1459

Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, & Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m
Closed Saturday and Sunday

If you are unable to visit the health center, you should use providers in the PPO network whenever possible. To find a PPO provider, visit www.geobluestudents.com.

Once you are on the GeoBlue page, select the following:

  1. On the right-hand side, under “Resource Center”, under “Find a provider” click ” U.S. Providers
  2. Choose your network: BlueCard PPO Basic
  3. Enter your address, ZIP code, or city and state under “Located near” and then select the number of miles you would be willing to travel to the doctor’s office
  4. Click “GO”

Click link below to locate PPO Participating Providers.


  1. In most cases, the provider will submit the claim for you.
  2. If you are required to pay for services up front, then you will need to complete a claim form in order to be reimbursed by the insurance company.
  3. Download a claim form from www.geobluestudents.com
  4. Send claim form with the bills and receipts for medical treatment to:

    P.O. Box 21974
    Eagan, MN 55121

  5. Make sure you fill out the form completely so your claim will be processed promptly.

Keep copies of all the documents you submit for claims.
To check the status of a claim you submitted, call GeoBlue at (844) 268-2686.



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