- Health Insurance options will be discussed during orientation. For information online please see: http://www.uh.edu/human-resources/benefits/medical-insurance/
- UH does not provide students with health insurance. Please see http://www.uh.edu/healthcenter/insurance/ for options for purchasing health insurance.
Dental Insurance – (Available for Faculty and Staff only)
For information on dental plans, please visit the Humana Dental website at http://www.humanadental.com/ERS/ or visit: http://www.uh.edu/human-resources/benefits/dental-insurance/
90 Day wait period info
If you are new to state employment, you will become eligible for health insurance on the first day of the month following your first 90 days of employment. (For example, if you begin employment on October 19, 2009, you will be eligible for health insurance on February1,2010.)
If you have transferred from another agency or institution with no break in coverage, or if you were covered as a dependent or on COBRA in the GBP, you may continue participation and not have a 90-day wait. You have 30 days to make health coverage changes.
A listing of Gap Insurance providers can be found here.
Deanna Holmes at the HR department (3-3689) can assist with health insurance questions.