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Insurance Info

Eligibility for Health Insurance

All registered students taking 9 or more credit hours and all Health Science and Early Childhood Ed students are required to have health insurance. If they have proof of insurance under another policy they can waive the College’s policy. To waive the college’s policy, go to accessBCC and follow the link in the left column "insurance waiver" or visit, click Bristol Community College and follow the instructions.

Insuring Dependents

You no longer can insure your dependents under the college insurance plan.
See: for information on how to get insurance for them.

Obtaining an Insurance Card

The company should mail one to you. It is also in the insurance brochure which you can download from the web site:

Seeing a Doctor as Part of Your Plan

Listings of the Health Care providers who are in the network are available on the web site at: We advise students to let the Health Care provider’s office know what insurance they have when making an appointment.

Out of Network Doctors

You may see a Doctor outside your network, but you are responsible for any charges that are above what the plan pays to providers who are in the network. The provider may require you to pay in full at the time of service and then let you send the receipts into the insurance company.

Verifying Benefits and More

Visit Student Accounts in the Enrollment Center or call 508.678.2811, ext. 3097, or contact Health Services in room G201 at 508.678.2811, ext. 2232.

Contact Details

Health Services
Fall River Campus
Phone: 508.678.2811, ext. 2232
Fax: 508.730.3286
Location: G201
Registered Nurse: Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Doctor: Thursday, 8 a.m. - Noon
Family Planning - Free Testing: Thursdays 10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Event Calendar

Date: Tue, 30 May 2017 13:00:00 GMT

Financial Aid Workshop - Attleboro (5/30/2017)


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Date: Tue, 30 May 2017 14:00:00 GMT

Department of Transitional Assistance Orientation Session (5/30/2017)


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Date: Tue, 30 May 2017 19:00:00 GMT

Financial Aid Workshop - New Bedford 800 Purchase St Campus (5/30/2017)


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Date: Tue, 30 May 2017 19:45:00 GMT

Placement Testing-Fall River-Tuesday, May 30, 2017-14790-Room G218 (5/30/2017)


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