2019 Access Tufts Benefits for Postdoctoral Scholars
Open Enrollment for PostDoc Medical elections was Aug 9th -Aug 28th, 2018. Elections made will be effective Sept 1st 2018. Elections will be made on eServe.
Key points to remember
- Only the medical benefit can be elected during this period, dental and FSA will Open Enrollment will take place with the rest of the University in November.
- This is an active open enrollment meaning: PostDocs will need to make an election on eServe or their coverage will be waived.
- The Individual coverage is still at no cost to the PostDoc (shows as 1 cent Post Doc HMO individual under Before Tax Deductions on Paycheck) . Two Person: $621.16/per Month. Family: $942.93/Per month.
Blue Cross Blue Shield Member Services- 1-800-358-2227
Hours of Operation- M-F 8am to 6pm ETNew Hire Enrollment:
PostDoc New Hires are able to make their New Hire Elections on eServe within 31 days of their start date. For more information about Medical benefits enrollment, including adding a Dependent or changing Benefits due to a Life Event, contact Cynthia Linton (617-636-2701). For a Life Event, after speaking with Cynthia, please log into eServe-Benefit Information-Life Events to initiate the process to change Benefits. Follow the automated workflow, but in addition to emailing your documentation to TSS, Post Docs are also asked to CC Cynthia Linton and include a copy of the paper BCBS enrollment form so that she can update BCBS.
For information about Dental coverage, please see Post Doc Dental Coverage.
Questions pertaining to other benefits (403b, FSA, Commuter) should be directed to Tufts Support Services