Your Health Matters. Stay Covered.
Here's What You Need to Know
- Open Enrollment is NOW through Nov. 12.
- Your Health Insurance Provider is Changing. For faculty and staff*, Blue Cross and Blue Shield will be the university’s new health insurance and pharmacy benefits provider starting on January 1, 2022. You must enroll in a new health plan if you want coverage in 2022.
- Staying the Same: Dental, Vision, Life, and Disability carriers, coverage, and contributions won’t change.
*This health plan applies to faculty and staff. See plans for postdoctoral scholars, international employees, or certain Dining Services union employees. AccessTufts Health plan information for 2022 is coming soon, stay tuned for the latest information
We’ve Got You Covered
Here’s what Faculty and Staff can expect from their new health plan.
- 3 Plan Choices designed to reduce your out-of-pocket costs.
- 4 Levels of Coverage including a new employee-plus-child(ren) level.
- 99% of Current Providers are in-network.
- Prescription Benefits that save you money.
- Enhanced Coverage using designated Centers of Excellence for select procedures that provide high quality and better outcomes at a lower cost.
- Family Planning access to industry experts and a high level of support.
- Engagement Tools for emotional well-being and to help manage chronic conditions.
If you want health coverage through the university in 2022, you must enroll in your new health plan by November 12, 2021.
Find out what you need to know for Open Enrollment. (Oct. 25-Nov. 12, 2021).
Find Helpful Resources
Explore the Faculty/Staff BCBS Microsite.
Learn about Plan Options
Watch the BCBS Tutorial to help you choose the right coverage.
Call Faculty/Staff BCBS Member Services: (888) 261-0133 (Mon-Fri 8am-6pm EST).
2022 Open Enrollment Overview Sessions
Attend a brief introduction to key dates for 2022 Open Enrollment and highlights of the new health plan for benefits-eligible faculty and staff. This optional session covers information that is also available to you from the AccessTufts benefits page. There are three sessions on the following dates:
- October 14, 12:00 pm
- October 19, 2:00 pm
- October 21, 10:00 am