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Division of Human Resources


Insurance Benefits

State group insurance benefits include health, dental and vision care, as well as life insurance, long-term disability coverage and a pre-tax flexible benefits program. Benefits offered outside of the State PEBA system include cancer protection, hospital confinement, and auto and home insurance. 

State Insurance Benefits 

The following insurance benefits are provided through the Public Employee Benefit Authority (PEBA). 

Health Insurance

Visit the PEBA website for more health insurance information.

  • Standard Health Plan
  • Savings Health Plan
  • TRICARE Supplement Plan

Medicare

Prescription Benefits

Visit the PEBA website for more prescription benefits information.

  • SHP Prescription Drug Program

Dental Insurance

Visit the PEBA website for more dental insurance information.

  • State Dental Plan
  • Dental Plus

Vision Care

Visit the PEBA website for more vision care information.

  • State Vision Plan
  • Vision Care Discount Program 

Life Insurance

 Visit the PEBA website for more life insurance information.

Long Term Disability

Visit the PEBA website for more long term disability.

  • Basic Long Term Disability
  • Supplemental Long Term Disability

MoneyPlus (Flexible Benefits Program)

 Visit the PEBA website for more MoneyPlus program information.

  • Pre-tax Group Insurance
  • Medical Spending Account
  • Dependent Care Spending Account
  • Health Savings Account

COBRA Continuation of Coverage

 Visit the PEBA website for more COBRA coverage information.

  • Eligibility and General Information


General Eligibility 

The following types of employees are eligible for state insurance benefits:

  • Full-Time FTE faculty and staff, research grant (RGP), time-limited (TL), and temporary (TEMP/TFAC) positions scheduled to work 30 standard hours or more per week.
  • Full-Time variable hour employees deemed eligible under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) who averaged 130 or more hours per month over a specific measurement period.
  • Part-Time FTE faculty and staff scheduled to work at least 20 standard hours per week.
  • Part-Time research grant and time-limited (RGP/TL) faculty and staff scheduled to work at least 20 standard hours per week, as per grant funding or project funding and the employee’s Research Grant/Time-Limited Employment Agreement.


Subscriber Effective Date

The date your state insurance coverage begins depends on the date you became eligible:

  • If eligible on the 1st calendar day of the month, coverage will begin on that same day.
  • If eligible on the 1st working day of the month, and it’s not the 1st calendar day, coverage may start on the 1st day of that month, or the first day of the next month.
  • If eligible any time after the 1st working day of the month, coverage will begin on the 1st day of the next month.


Employee Payroll Deductions 

24 Payroll Deductions (10.5-Month, 11-Month and 12-Month Pay Basis)

Coverage Level Savings Plan Standard Plan TriCare Supp Plan Dental  Dental Plus Vision  Tobacco Surcharge
Employee Only $4.85 $48.84 $31.25  $0.00 $13.56 $4.00 $20.00
Employee/Spouse $38.70  $126.68  $60.75  $3.82 $27.40 $8.00 $30.00
Employee/Children $10.24  $71.93  $60.75  $6.86 $31.60 $8.58 $30.00
Family  $56.50  $153.28  $81.25 $10.67 $41.05 $12.58 $30.00

18 Payroll Deductions (9-Month Pay Basis)

Coverage Level Savings Plan Standard Plan TriCare Supp Plan Dental Dental Plus Vision Tobacco Surcharge
Employee Only  $6.47  $65.12  $41.67  $0.00 $18.08 $5.34 $26.67
Employee/Spouse  $51.60  $168.91 $81.00  $5.09  $36.54 $10.67 $40.00
Employee/Children $13.65  $95.91 $81.00  $9.15  $42.14 $11.44 $40.00
Family  $75.33  $204.37 $108.33  $14.23 $54.74 $16.78 $40.00


Enroll or Make Changes

Employees are only allowed to enroll or make changes to insurance benefits during specific time periods throughout the year. Learn more about the enrollment process and some exceptions that may apply.


Helpful Resources

Use the resources listed below to get quick access to more information about your insurance benefits.