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Graduate Appointees/Appointed PostDoc Fellows
Medical

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Medical Plan

The plan is administered by Anthem and is available to all eligible Appointees, regardless of area of residence. Network providers include Anthem Blue Access PPO and BCBS Blue Card providers in other states. When network providers are used, plan members have lower out-of-pocket expenses. Plan members who receive out-of-network services have higher out-of-pocket expenses, except in the case of an emergency.

Medical Plan Highlights

Appointee Premiums and Billing

Premiums for qualifying Appointees are fully paid by the University.

 
Fall 2015^
Spring 2016^
Fall 2016^
Student
$1,219.03
$1,740.80
$1,243.43
^The Fall premium is for August 1 – December 31. The Spring premium is for January 1 – July 31. The rate includes both medical and dental coverage.

Dependent Premiums

 
Medical Monthly
Premium
Dental Monthly
Premium
Total Monthly
Premium
Spouse*
$728.19
$18.58
$746.77
Child(ren)*
$551.26
$27.91
$579.17

*Dependent premium rates are paid for by the Appointee on a monthly basis to University Human Resources. See the Eligibility and Enrollment Guidelines to verify if your dependent qualifies.

* Beginning July 1, 2016, premiums for all eligible dependents of the School of Medicine Postdoctoral Fellows will also be covered by the school.

 

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Prescription Drugs (Rx)

This medical plan's prescription benefit includes medications available on the Express Scripts Formulary, which may offer potential savings when a physician prescribes formulary medications.

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Mental Health and Chemical Dependency

This medical plan offers full benefits from Anthem Behavioral Health network providers. Partial benefits are received from non-network providers. All services must be authorized in advance in order to be covered.

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Vision

This medical plan's vision program is Blue View Vision-Exam Plus Option #5.  Anthem has an extensive nationwide network of doctors who provide quality eye care and materials. When you are seen by a participating doctor, your plan covers an eye examination, less any applicable copayment. You may also purchase eyeglass frames, lenses, and contact lenses at a discount.

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