Health Insurance Information
All ICOM students are required to have health insurance coverage throughout all four years of medical school. Before registration and the beginning of each academic year, all students must provide proof of health insurance.
Students may have insurance through a variety of options including insurance through parents, spouses, or health exchanges. To ensure students have access to a comprehensive plan, ICOM offers a student health insurance plan through National Guardian Life Insurance. All students must enroll in the student sponsored health plan or provide proof of other acceptable health coverage. Dependents are also eligible to be enrolled in the Student Health Plan.
For more information about ICOM Student Health Insurance, visit the ICOM Health Insurance Portal.
Behavioral Health Resources
Counseling is encouraged for students experiencing anxiety, academic stress, relationship problems, loneliness, depression, alcohol and/or substance abuse, sexuality conflicts, test anxiety, concerns related to medical school adjustments or for any one who feels she/he needs additional support. Students may self-refer or may be identified by and referred to counseling support services by others, all in a confidential manner.
StudentLinc is a Student Assistance Program available to students 24 hours a day, seven days a week. StudentLinc provides confidential and professional guidance in personal and school concerns, and is accessible by phone, through a student portal, and through an app.
To access StudentLinc, visit the StudentLinc website and enter “ICOM” into the school name, or call 1-888-893-LINC.
Idaho State University Counseling Services
ISU Counseling Clinic provides individual, couple and family counseling. To schedule an appointment, please call 208-373-1719 and leave a message on the confidential voicemail, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Idaho Suicide Prevention Hotline 1-208-398-4357
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-8255
Veterans Crisis Line 1-800-273-8255, Press 1
Pathways Community Crisis Center of Southwest Idaho,
7192 Potomac Drive, Boise, ID 83704
Unity Health Center
Unity Health Center is a primary and urgent care clinic located close to the ICOM campus. They provide comprehensive medical care and address personal health concerns. They can also provide referrals, if needed. Office hours are Monday through Saturday, 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM. They are closed on Sundays. All services are confidential.
Students are responsible for all fees incurred through the utilization of these services and will be billed using customary practices of Unity. It is recommended you contact your insurance provider in order to verify your coverage.
Unity Health Center
745 S. Progress Ave
Meridian, ID 83642
St. Luke's Network of Providers
St. Luke’s Network of Providers has a variety of healthcare professionals in multiple clinics to help students meet their healthcare needs. The network includes primary care and specialists in multiple disciplines of medicine.
To find a clinic or provider, visit https://www.stlukesonline.org/ or call 208-381-2DAY(2329).
Emergency or After-Hour Care
For medical emergencies and after hours health care, you are encourage to access appropriate care as warranted by your situation including local urgent care facilities, emergency departments and emergency medical services. For true emergencies, students are asked to call 911.