Medical Insurance

The University of California offers several medical plans to eligible employees, including the following plan types: fee-for-service, health maintenance organization (HMO), and point-of-service (POS). For general information about the medical plans, see the Your Group Insurance Plans document.

For more information:


Group Insurance Eligibility Factsheet

The Group Insurance Eligibility Factsheet elaborates on eligibility rules for:

  • enrolling eligible family members in the medical, dental, vision and legal plans;
  • documentation required for eligible family members;
  • requirements for continuing medical, dental and legal plan coverage into retirement.

Imputed Income

Per federal tax laws, the UC contribution towards coverage for your domestic partner, domestic partner's child/grandchild, overage disabled child or your natural or adopted child may be treated as income ("imputed income") if the individual is not your tax dependent. This imputed income may subject to federal and California state income taxes, OASDI and Medicare taxes.

If you have registered your domestic partnership with the State of California, you may not be subject to California state income tax.


COBRA continuation of medical coverage


FAQs:

Frequently Asked Questions about Health & Welfare benefits.