University of Minnesota
Office of Human Resources

Medical Summary of Benefits

You have an opportunity when needed to review coverage levels or an eligibility situation with your reference guide, the 2015 Summary of Benefits for the UPlan Medical Program. Take some time to become familiar with the information in the book.

Earning Points in the Wellness Program

The points you earn by participating in Wellness Program activities can be used in 2016 to reduce the cost of UPlan Medical Program coverage. When you achieve the required number of points by August 31, 2015, your 2016 premiums will be reduced by $400 or $600 based on the tier of medical coverage you have.

Financial Choice from LSS Financial Counseling

To help you achieve your financial goals, you can access the University of Minnesota benefit, Financial Choice, from LSS Financial Counseling. With Financial Choice, you and your family members are eligible for up to six sessions of free, confidential financial counseling.

Medication Therapy Management (MTM)

Participating in the Medication Therapy Management program may help improve your health outcomes and understanding of your medications when you meet with a specially trained pharmacist. Consider enrolling in MTM if you take four or more covered medications for chronic conditions.

The ACA and Your Health Insurance Options

You may have questions about the Affordable Care Act (ACA,) the new federal health reform law, so we put together some ACA background materials to explain the important points.

For New Employees

Enroll in a Health Plan

Use the Benefits Enrollment self-service action to select your medical, dental, and optional benefit choices.

Attend New Employee Orientation

The Office of Human Resources hosts new employee orientation to help you learn more about the University community and its policies, benefits, resources, and opportunities.



Need to Change Your Benefits?

Quick answers to benefits-related questions about these common life events:

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