Health Insurance

The Columbia Alumni Association partners with insurance and healthcare programs to meet a variety of needs, from life insurance to discounts on prescription drugs and lab tests.

Life or Long Term Care Insurance

For information about Group Term Life Insurance, 10 Year Level Premium Group Term Life Insurance and 20 Year Level Premium Group Term Life Insurance, which are underwritten by New York Life Insurance Company, call the plan administrator at 1-800-223-1147 or click here.

For information about Long Term Care Insurance, which is underwritten by Genworth Life Insurance Company, click here.

Healthcare Discount Card

As the price of healthcare grows by the day, the CAA has found a no-cost way to help bring down expenses. The Columbia University Alumni Association Healthcare Discount Card provides discounts at participating locations—up to 75 percent on prescription drugs and up to 50 percent for laboratory tests and diagnostic medical imaging procedures. Alumni and their families and friends can use the card at over 54,000 pharmacies as well as at thousands of laboratories and diagnostic facilities nationwide. Find out more and print your card at

*New: Up to 75% savings on prescription drugs and up to 50% on laboratory tests and diagnostic imaging procedures through the new CAA Healthcare Discount Card.

Short-Term Medical Insurance

Don't risk facing a serious illness or accident without medical insurance coverage. This high-quality, affordable insurance can help fill the temporary needs of alumni who may be without medical insurance after graduation or have temporary gaps in their medical insurance. 

If you have questions or need assistance in completing the Short-Term Medical application, please call 1-800-277-3323.

Short-Term Medical Insurance is currently not available to residents of Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Vermont, and Washington (state).