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Benefit Plan Changes

To comply with health care reform laws as well as maintain quality health care solutions for eligible employees, the university will be implementing a few benefit plan changes for 2018.

Plan changes for 2018 include:

Medical and Prescription Drug

  • Change to the cost-share maximum on the Standard PPO Prescription Plan for Active Employees

Active employees on the Standard PPO will see a $200 increase to the cost-share maximum for employee only coverage and a $400 increase for the cost-share maximum for family coverage on the prescription plan only. All other deductibles and cost-share amounts will remain unchanged.

  • Increase to the contribution limit for Health Savings Accounts

Active employees on the High Deductible Health Plan with a Health Savings Account can contribute $50 more for single and $150 more for family in 2018. The University Match will continue at the same levels, $0.50 on the dollar up to a maximum of $500 for single and $1,000 for family.

  • Increase to the Employee Medical Plan contributions

Active employees on the High Deductible Health Plan and the Standard PPO plan will see increases in per pay contributions between $0.38 - $3.30 depending on the benefit plan and coverage level elected.

If you work 12 months per year (26 Pay), you will find your 2018 employee per pay contribution amounts here.

If you work less than 12 months per year (20 Pay), you will find your 2018 employee per pay contribution amounts here.

Find out which preventative medicines are covered under the High Deductible Health Plan (HDHP).


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415 West 6th Street
Moscow, ID 83844-4332 

Mailing Address:
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Moscow, ID 83844-4332 

Phone: 208-885-3697

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