Policy Number: 18

Insurance Eligibility

Subject:

Eligibility status for group insurance programs

Scope:

Regular employees and student appointees

Date Reviewed: September 2013

Responsible Office: Employee Benefits

Responsible Executive: Vice President, Finance and Business Services

I.     POLICY AND GENERAL STATEMENT

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston determines an individual's eligibility status for benefits based on the percentage of time appointed and the type of appointment (regular, part time, temporary, casual, or student-appointee). Refer to HOOP Policy 17 Appointment Status for definitions of these appointments.

Regular employees are eligible to participate in all group insurance programs offered by The University of Texas System. Regular employees are appointed for a period of at least four and one-half consecutive months with a definite job assignment that must be 50 percent time or more. See HOOP Policy 17 Appointment Status.

Student appointments of four and one-half months or more and 50 percent time or greater are eligible to participate in the group insurance program.

II.     CONTACTS

ContactTelephoneEmail/Web Address
Employee Benefits 713-500-3935

Benefits@uth.tmc.edu

https://inside.uthouston.edu/finance/benefits/contact-us.htm