Penn State’s 2018 Medical Benefits Plan Design microsite
For Penn State, providing employees with high-quality health care benefits is an integral component of attracting and retaining talented faculty and staff. However, health care costs continue to rise, and those increases have the University examining how best to manage the growing expense of providing high-quality health care benefits for employees.
This site is dedicated to providing Penn State employees with a deeper understanding of the process of examining and selecting health care benefits options.
Find out how the rising cost of healthcare has impacted Penn State over the past few years on the Healthcare Costs page.
Learn how shared governance played a role in the 2018 medical benefits plan design, and how faculty and administration worked together on solutions.
Learn how the PPO Savings and PPO Blue plans differ, and what you might expect to pay.