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Employee Health Care Benefits

All questions about your Benefits may be directed to the HR Solutions Center: (435) 797-0122


USU works with Blue Cross Blue Shield to offer 2 medical networks and 3 medical insurance plans to choose from. These plans are available to benefited and ACA eligible employees.

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USU works with Blue Cross Blue Shield to offer a dental plan to all benefit eligible employees.

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Special Enrollment for Health Insurance (birth, marriage, etc.)

If you experience a qualifying life event You, Your Spouse and any eligible children may enroll or drop coverage within 30 days of that event. Events include: marriage, divorce, birth, adoption, placement for adoption, and loss or gain of other insurance coverage. The change requested must correspond with the event type. Complete the BCBS Enrollment/Change Form and return it to HR with document verifying relationship (such as birth or marriage certificate). Please include dependent's social security numbers. 

Meet One on One with a Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield Representative:

Where: Human Resources office
When: 11am to 2pm (on a first come first serve basis)

May: 3, 17, 31
June: 14, 28 
July: 12, 26
August: 9, 23
September: 6, 20
October: 4, 18
November: 1, 15
December: 6, 20



The Health Savings Account is available in conjunction with the HDHP which encourages wellness and prevention, wise spending and health-related savings. 

An HSA has a triple-tax-advantaged you can make monthly contributions through payroll deduction.

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Flexible Spending Account

Employees may allocate a portion of monthly earnings, pre-tax, to be used for health expenses and dependent care expenses, which can result in substantial tax savings. Eligibility for flex benefits begins first day of month following employee's
start date.  

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COBRA gives workers and their families who lose their health benefits the right to choose to continue group health benefits.

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eyemed logoEnroll and get $130 credit per year towards purchase of eyeglasses or contact lenses. Also additional discounts.

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