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Benefits for all retirees

Stay healthy and engaged with us. Regardless of how many years you worked for the University, you have these great benefits available to you any time.

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April 21 Increases to rates for retiree health insurance vary

Depends on your work status, hire date, retirement eligibility and coverage level

COVID health care professional and patient at drive-thru testing location.

April 14 $0 co-pays for COVID-19 testing

With any UK health insurance plan

Who is eligible?

Find out

Health insurance differs by age

Before you turn 65, you have the same health insurance options as employees. Once you enroll in Medicare through the government at age 65, you’re eligible for our UK health insurance which supplements Medicare. It's called Medicare Advantage.

Insurance costs before and after age 65

These printable PDFs show the current cost of insurance and the plan options available.

Benefits enrollment timeline by age

Under age 65
UK Health Insurance
HMO, PPO, EPO, RHP or Indemnity
Annual Open Enrollment
Spring: late April
3 months before your 65th birthday
Enroll in Medicare through your local social security office or the social security website.
Age 65 & over
UK Health Insurance
Medicare Advantage
Annual Open Enrollment
Fall: October 15 - December 7