Center for International Education

Using Your Health Insurance

Insurance Policy Benefits

Summary of Benefits & Benefits Booklet for UW Bothell Students
Includes information about how much the insurance costs, what is and is not covered in the insurance plan, how to file an insurance claim, how to use in-network providers, and more.   

What Clinics, Hospitals and Doctors Can I Go To? Use the In-Network Providers Search Engine
An online search database provides a listing to help you find in Washington a provider that LifeWise Insurance prefers you to go to (called an “in-network provider”). If you go to an in-network provider, LifeWise Insurance will help to cover more for your medical expenses. You can find a clinci, pharmacy, docotor or hospital that is easy for you to go to, such as near where you live or near a bus line.

Frequently Asked Questions
Provides information on common questions that students may have about the insurance.

U.S. Healthcare System - Informational Video

We encourage you to view this helpful video to learn more about the U.S. healthcare system, what to expect when you need to see a docotor in the U.S, and tips that you will find helpful.

Health Care Facilities

There are some specific hospitals and clinics that LifeWise Insurance prefers that you go to for help, called in-network providers. If you go to an in-network provider, LifeWise Insurance will help to cover more of the medical expenses (if applicable).

Life Threatening Emergency / Emergency Room
Dial 911 on any telephone to receive emergency medical attention. The emergency room and ambulance are used for life-threatenung situations only.

Non-Life Threatening Situations / Urgent Care Clinic
Consider going to an Urgent Care Clinic for medical attention (even after hours). You can usually walk into a clinci without an appointment, and can be open 24-hours, on holidays and weekends. Also there is 24-hour care available at several nearby hospitals, including the University of Washington Medical Center.

The nearest Urgent Care Clinic to UW Bothell that is part of the LifeWise Assurance Company network is:

Evergreen Urgent Care Center
16916 140th Avenue NE, Suite 200
Woodinville, WA  98072
Phone: 425-488-2273
Directions to Evergreen Urgent Care Clinic: Take bus #372 from UW Bothell. 

The nearest pharmacy & general medicine clinic to UW Bothell that is part of the Lifewise Assurance Company network:

HealthPoint Bothell 
10414 Beardslee Blvd
Suite 100
Bothell, WA 98011
Phone: 425-486-0658
Directions to HealthPoint: Located just a 3 mintue walk from UW Bothell Husky Village. Walk down Beardslee Blvd toward downtown Bothell. HealthPoint is located just past the Post Office and across the street from the Lyons Den CoffeeShop. Click here for google map directions.