Health Benefits

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Medical Plan 

Vendor: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama
Website: www.bcbsal.com
Phone: 800-292-8868

The University offers excellent medical and prescription drug coverage which is administered by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama. New employees have the option of making medical coverage effective the actual date of hire or the first of the month following the date of hire.

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Dental Plan

Vendor: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama
Website: www.bcbsal.com
Phone: 800-292-8868

A comprehensive dental plan is offered through Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama. The plan allows participants the freedom to seek care from any dentist, but participants could incur significantly higher out-of pocket expenses when out-of-network dentists are used.

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Vision Plan 

Vendor: UnitedHealthcare Vision
Website: www.myuhcvision.com
Phone: 800-638-3120

The vision plan is offered by UnitedHealthcare Vision, which has a provider network consisting of more than 30,000 private practice and retail chains nationwide. Eligible employees can receive a comprehensive eye exam and a pair of lenses once every 12 months and frames once every 24 months.

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Flexible Spending Account 

Vendor: Flexible Corporate Plans (FLEXCORP)
Website: www.flexcorp.com
Phone: 888-505-4557 

Eligible employees can take advantage of flexible spending accounts which are administered by FLEXCORP. Participants can set aside pretax money via payroll deductions to pay for healthcare and dependent care expenses not covered by benefit plans. Money set aside in these accounts will reduce taxable income, providing participants with more value for the dollar.

 

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