Bloodborne Pathogen Exposure insurance

Mandatory Bloodborne Pathogen Exposure Coverage

All Medical, Dental and PhD students are enrolled in the mandatory pathogen exposure/accident coverage which provides a benefit in case a student is exposed to blood or other body fluids through a needle stick or body fluid splash/spill event. This coverage is required whether you enroll in the Meharry Student Group Insurance Policy or are covered by another policy.Those enrolled in the student insurance plan can use the insurance card provided by United Healthcare for needlestick events. Those not enrolled will need to have special forms completed for the claims.

Maximum Benefit





$12 per year

Students are asked to contact Student Health Services or their respective school's academic and student affairs office for details about the the procedure for dealing with occupational exposure to blood/body fluids.