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Employee Health Care Benefits

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

Video: Your Health Plan Choice
Preventative Care:  list of screenings and vaccinations that are 100% covered


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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Summary Plan Description

Summary Plan Description for Regence Health & Dental Insurance

Life Event, Special Enrollment (birth, marriage, etc.)

Life Event explanation video (3 minutes)

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. 

Also, don't forget to make applicable changes to Life Insurance and other benefits.

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

Where: Held virtually, register below
When: 11am to 2pm (on a first come first serve basis)


*Will be held remotely. Register here for a meeting time

January: 7, 21
February: 4, 18
March: 4, 18
April: 8, 22
May: 6, 20
June: 3, 17




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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