Healthcare

The University currently offers four options for medical coverage:

  • Consumer Choice HSA — Provided by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia (BCBS), this plan was formerly known as the Health Savings Account (HSA) Open Access POS. This is the only healthcare plan that provides you with access to an HAS.
  • Comprehensive Care — Provided by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia (BCBS), this plan was formerly known as the Open Access POS, and it offers coverage for both in-network and out-of-network providers.
  • BlueChoice HMO — You receive benefits when your care is coordinated by your BCBS primary care physician.
  • Kaiser Permanente (KP) HMO — You receive benefits when your care is coordinated by your KP primary care physician.
  • Prescription Benefits – CVS/Caremark will be the new Pharmacy Benefit Manager for all of the self-insured healthcare plans administered by BCBSGA (Consumer Choice HSA, Comprehensive Care, and BlueChoice HMO).

New employees who are benefits-eligible have 30 days from their date of hire to select a medical plan for themselves and their eligible dependents. Eligible dependents include your spouse and your dependent children up to age 26.

Important Information

2017 Benefits Summary for Active Employees

2017 USG Comparison Guide