Welcome to Penn State’s 2018 Medical and Prescription Drug Benefits Plan Design microsite
For Penn State, providing employees with high-quality healthcare benefits is an integral component of attracting and retaining talented faculty and staff. However, healthcare costs continue to rise, and those increases have the University examining how best to manage the growing expense of providing high-quality healthcare benefits for employees.
This site is dedicated to providing Penn State employees with a deeper understanding of the process of examining and selecting healthcare 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 Plan and PPO Plan differ, and what you might expect to pay.