Professional and Scientific (P&S)
Pre / Postdoctoral Associates
Medical Insurance ISU Plan
Prescription Drug Plan ISU Plan
Dental Insurance ISU Plan
Flexible Spending Accounts FSA & DCAP
Life Insurance

ISU Plan | Pre/Postdoctoral Associates (N/A)

Long-Term Disability

LTD | Pre/Postdoctoral Associates (N/A)

9-Month Faculty: Benefits InformationPolicy
Future Changes/Open Enrollment Period ISU Plan
Required Notices and ResourcesNotices/Resources

ISU Plan - Medical, Prescription and Dental Insurance

Medical Plan options include ISU PPO Plan (Wellmark BluePPO) and the ISU HMO Plan (Wellmark BlueHMO) administered by Wellmark BCBS. The Medical Plan includes a pharmacy program, Express Scripts, that is administered separately from the medical plan but does not have a separate premium. Dental insurance is administered by Delta Dental of Iowa with basic or comprehensive plan options.

Flexible Spending Account & Dependent Care Assistance Program

The health care flexible spending account (FSA) & dependent care assistance program (DCAP) help you save money on medical and dependent child care expenses. Use these accounts to leverage your household’s savings. By contributing a portion of your pay into an FSA or DCAP on a pre-tax basis, you may save from 25% to 40% on the cost of eligible expenses you are already incurring. These plans are administered through ASIFlex.  

Long-Term Disability

Long-term disability insurance provides a monthly benefit if you become unable to perform your ISU job due to a disabling illness or injury. Employees are automatically enrolled in the coverage after one year of employment. During the first year of employment, employees have the option to apply for the long-term disability option. If approved for the coverage, they are responsible for the premium on a post-tax basis during their first year of employment. Premium is based on annual budgeted salary.

ISU Plan Life Insurance

Group Term Life Insurance is administered by Principal Financial Group with an optional enrollment in Voluntary Term Life Insurance and Dependent Term Life Insurance.

Future Changes

Qualifying Life Events, Open Enrollment Period Information, and COBRA.


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