Open Enrollment is April 22 - May 10, 2013
This web site highlights important developments for the upcoming plan year that begins July 1 (click here to see a complete overview of what's new) and provides tools to help you make informed decisions about your UK employee benefits. Your benefit enrollment options include health, dental, and vision insurance, as well as other types of insurance.
New! Anthem Blue Cross & Blue Shield replaces Humana as UK health plan administrator starting July 1, 2013
the University of Kentucky has selected Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield as its new health plan administrator for the plan year that begins July 1. This move will help advance the University's goals of maintaining high quality care for plan members, effectively managing costs and providing exceptional service. Click here for more information.
Learn more at one of our upcoming Open House events.
The weeks of Open Enrollment feature the following Open House events (see complete schedule here):
Good Samaritan Hospital - Monday, April 22
- Main Conference Room B
- 7:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
University Health Services - Tuesday, April 23
- 1st Floor
- 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Peterson Service Building - Wednesday, April 24
- Loading Dock
- 7:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m. – 10:30 p.m
Need to add dependents or beneficiaries during Open Enrollment?
Keep in mind, information on new dependents/beneficiaries must be added to myUK before they can be added to your UK benefit plan(s). Click here for step-by-step instructions on adding dependents/beneficiaries.
You may choose to submit benefit enrollment changes using paper forms. Printer-friendly 2013-14 forms will be available through this site during the Open Enrollment period.
Contact us with any Open Enrollment questions.
Take Advantage of Opportunities to Learn More
If you'd like to learn more from a member of our Benefits staff, take advantage of opportunities to learn more:
- Be sure and visit one of our upcoming Benefits Open House events taking place across the University. Click here for details.
- Request an Open Enrollment presentation on site for your department or unit. Click here for more information.
See Benefits Newsletter Mailed to Your Home for More Information
Regular full-time employees and part-time employees will receive a 2013-14 Benefits newsletter/enrollment guide during the week of April 22. If you are a current employee of the University, carefully review both this newsletter and your 2012 Total Compensation Statement (available online through myUK - click here for instructions) to take maximum advantage of available benefits.
Retirees will be mailed benefits packets, including a 2013-14 Benefits Booklet.
Open Enrollment Pages
- Health Plan Info / County Availability
- NEW! Health Plan Benefit Comparison
- Do I Need to Re-enroll?
- Prescription Benefit Update
- Prescription Formulary 2013-14
- Enrollment Forms
- How to Enroll
- Open Houses
- Employee Benefits Booklet (pdf)
- Retiree Benefits Booklet (pdf)
- Online Enrollment Quick Start (pdf)