Skip to main content
Northern Essex Community College

Welcome Northern Essex Community CollegeStudents

This site has been designed especially for you to provide information about health insurance.

If you are enrolled in 9 or more credits, and already covered by a health insurance plan that is comparable to the plan offered by Gallagher Student, then you may waive the insurance premium by completing an Online Health Insurance Waiver on this College's website. Below are the instructions to complete your Health Insurance Waiver online:

Instructions for Online Health Insurance Waiver

To waive the health insurance premium, you will need the following information, most of which should be found on your current health insurance ID card:

  • The Insurance Company Name
  • Your Group Number/Policy Number
  • Subscriber's Name (Policyholder's Name)
  • Relationship of Student to Subscriber: Self, Parent, Spouse, Other

When you have this information, follow the steps below to complete the waiver.

1. On the left-side menu and under Student Access, click on Student Waive

2. Create a user account (Returning Users can log in). You will need your 8-digit NECC ID Number which begins with at least 2 "0"s. If you don't know your NECC Student ID Number, you can find it on your class schedule or transcript.

3. Select the red "I WANT TO WAIVE" button

4. Have your current health insurance ID card ready. Complete your waiver information.

5. After submitting the form, you will immediately receive a confirmation number. Make sure to save and print your confirmation number.

Questions or Issues completing your Health Insurance Waiver?
Click on the Live Chat (bottom right) or scroll down and click on CONTACT CUSTOMER SERVICE

On this site you can:

  • Download a plan brochure or Frequently Asked Questions , by clicking on "My Benefits & Plan Information" to the left
  • Look for participating providers
  • Click on Customer Service Link for questions or click on "Live Chat"
  • Link to Blue Cross Blue Shield 'MyBlue Member' App to access your digital insurance ID card,

My Account: Click on 'Account Home' to view your personal coverage information, edit your primary address, or generate a verification of coverage letter.

What's new?

The MassHealth Premium Assistance Program will not be offered to Medicaid-eligible students for the 2020-2021 plan year, effective 9/1/2020.

If you are enrolled in MassHealth or one of the Accountable Care Organizations, please submit this information on your Waiver Form in order to waive the Student Health Insurance Plan.

  • Gallagher Student Health & Special Risk
    500 Victory Road, Quincy, MA 02171
  • Fax
  • Customer Service