The University is pleased to offer Postdoctoral Scholars a health and welfare package through Garnett-Powers Associates. The Postdoctoral Scholar Benefits Plan (PSBP) provides a comprehensive program which offers Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and AD&D Insurance, Short-Term Disability Insurance and Voluntary Long-Term Disability Insurance. The Standard Life Insurance program includes Medical Evacuation and Repatriation for J-1 and J-2 Visa holders. PSBP is comprised of the following plans, some of which offer you the choice between a Health Maintenance Organization (HMO) and a Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) model.
PSBP Plan Information
• Health Net Medical HMO: http://www.garnett-powers.com/postdoc/hmo.htm
• Health Net Medical PPO: http://www.garnett-powers.com/postdoc/ppo.htm
• Health Net Dental HMO: http://www.garnett-powers.com/postdoc/dhmo.htm
• Principal Dental PPO: www.garnett-powers.com/
• Health Net Vision PPO: http://www.garnett-powers.com/postdoc/vision.htm
• Voluntary Long-Term Disability Insurance: http://www.garnett-powers.com/postdoc/ltd.htm
ATTENTION ALL POSTDOCS: YOUR DEPARTMENT WILL AUTOMATICALLY ENROLL YOU AND PAY FOR THESE PLANS
• Life, AD&D and Short-Term Disability Insurance: http://www.garnett-powers.com/postdoc/life.htm
• Medical Evacuation and Repatriation Insurance: http://www.garnett-powers.com/postdoc/supplemental.htm
Forms, Instructions, and Health & Welfare Insurance Premium Rates
• PSBP Enrollment Form Instructions (a guide for initial enrollment or changes)
• Enrollment, Change or Cancellation Form
• Beneficiary Designation Form Medical Plan Forms
• General Notice of COBRA Continuation Coverage Rights
• Medical Claim Form: http://www.garnett-powers.com/postdoc/med_claim.pdf
• 2014 Benefit Monthly Rates, University Contributions, & Postdoctoral Employee Contributions
Medical Prescription Forms and Mail-Order Information
• Medical Prescription Claim Form: http://www.garnett-powers.com/postdoc/prescription.pdf
• Please click here for important information regarding the Health Net Prescription Mail Order program, offered through CVS/CAREMARK.
• Please click here to access the Mail Service Order Form.
Vision Plans and Forms
• Vision ID Card: http://www.garnett-powers.com/postdoc/idcard.pdf
• Vision Claim Form: http://www.garnett-powers.com/postdoc/vision_claim_form.pdf
UC Repatriation and Emergency Medical Evacuation
Repatriation and emergency medical evacuation is required of all F and J non-immigrant visa holders. Postdocs and their dependents are automatically covered with the Postdoctoral Scholars Benefits Program (PSBP). For more information about PSBP repatriation and medical evacuation benefits, click here.