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Health Plans for Postdoctoral & PREP Scholars

Postdocs Benefits Guide (2022)

2022 Health Plan

When selecting a health plan, you can choose the following coverage levels:

  • Individual
  • Individual & Spouse or Domestic Partner (DP) (DP Affidavit required)
  • Individual & Child(ren) (Up to Age 26)
  • Family (Individual, Spouse or Domestic Partner, & Children)

Depending on where your live, there are different Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) health plan options:

  • For Post Docs who live inside the BCBS primary New England service area (CT, ME, MA, NH, RI, VT), there are two options:
    • HMO Plan – Access Blue NE
    • HMO Base Plan
  • For Post Docs who live outside of the BCBS primary New England service area (CT, ME, MA, NH, RI, VT), there is one option:
    • PPO Plan – Blue Care Elect Preferred

All plans offer the following features:

A summary of benefits coverage and rates are outlined in the Postdoctoral Scholars Benefits Guide. For plan details or questions, visit the Post Doc 2022 BCBS website or call 800-358-2227.

Dental Plan for Postdoctoral & PREP Scholars

You may choose to enroll in the Delta Dental PPO Plus Premier Voluntary Plan dental plan.

Coverage Levels

You can choose the following coverage levels:

  • Individual
  • Family (Individual, Spouse or Domestic Partner (DP Affidavit required), & Children)
  • See the Summary Rates and Guides for payroll contribution based on your coverage level.

Plan Features

The Delta Dental PPO Plus Premier Voluntary Plan is an employee-paid dental plan which offers quality, affordable dental care with participating dentists nationwide. The plan includes in and out-of-network coverage for preventive care and other basic and major restorative services.

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