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Medical and Additional Benefit Information

The State System group health program offers the following options for medical coverage to employees, who meet eligibility requirements. Employees who are covered under this grouping may choose one of the plans options outlined below.

It is your responsibility to notify your benefits office when qualifying events occur.
Rate Information

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Highmark Blue Shield
4 Options to choose from, depending on your location
Faculty Health
and Welfare Fund
Included with medical election
Included with medical election
Faculty Health
and Welfare Fund
A Healthy U all while reducing healthcare costs.


Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) – also known as Health Care Reform – requires that employer plans provide a uniform Summary of Benefits Coverage (SBC) for all the group health plans which are subject to this reporting requirement.


Additional information regarding the PASSHE Health Plan.