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Yes, eligible dependents include a spouse or same sex civil union or domestic partner, and dependent children under age 26.
Teaching Assistants and Graduate Assistants who wish to enroll eligible dependents in the health insurance are responsible for the corresponding premium cost. The full premium must be paid in advance for the entire appointment. For rate information, contact a Benefits Specialist at 848-932-3990.
Yes. The individual is considered a new employee subject to a 60-day benefits waiting period from the date of hire. There is an exception for ten-month academic year employees appointed from September 1 to June 30. Coverage for these employees becomes effective September 1.
Yes. Teaching Assistant/Graduate Assistant with Less Than a Full-Time Appointment, receive group term life insurance coverage through Aetna Life Insurance Company.
Teaching Assistants and Graduate Assistants who hold less than a full-time appointment are eligible to participate in the Rutgers University Graduate Fellows Student Health Insurance Plan. Detailed plan information is available on the University Health Plan website.
No. COBRA provisions do not apply with this policy for Teaching and Graduate Assistants with less than a full-time appointment. When coverage ends, enrolled individuals can contact Aetna directly at 1-800-435-8742 to request conversion to a private policy called the Aetna Individual Advantage Plan.
For a listing of participating providers, please use Aetna's DocFind
Contact a UHR Benefits Specialist at 848-932-3990.
Single insurance coverage for the employee only is paid for by the university.