Insurance benefits available to employees of the University of Kansas Medical Center include: medical, dental and vision; disability and long-term care; life insurance and a variety of wellness programs.
Several insurance and health programs are available to our employees. Visit each page for complete details.
- Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance: Learn about our provider plans, costs and eligibility, as well as opportunities for FSA and HSA accounts.
- Disability and Long-term Care: Costs and coverage details are available for our short- and long-term disability and long-term care programs.
- Life Insurance: We provide and pay for basic life insurance, and you can choose to buy additional coverage.
- Wellness: The State of Kansas offers a voluntary wellness incentive program.
- Critical Illness and Accident: This program available to our employees can help with unexpected costs associated with a covered accident.
- Affordable Care Act: For individuals not eligible for our medical coverage, the government marketplace may provide opportunities for health insurance coverage.
Frequently Asked Questions
Who is covered?
If your appointment is 48% FTE (full-time equivalency) and your position is what we call regular or limited-term, we will offer you our group health insurance coverage and our other employee benefit plans.
Medical residents are offered our medical coverage and associated plans listed under Medical Insurance and our Short Term Disability Insurance and Deferred Compensation plans.
When does coverage begin?
For newly hired individuals, coverage will be effective on the 31st day of employment.
Who isn't covered?
If your appointment is less than half time in a regular or limited-term position, or if you are a student employee or a temporary employee, you are not eligible for our benefits (other than deferred compensation) unless afforded medical coverage under provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. We offer our students a separate medical coverage plan.
For individuals not eligible for our medical coverage, the government marketplace may provide opportunities for health insurance coverage. Learn about the Affordable Care Act.