Taking Care of You and Your Family


Benefits For You

We want our employees to be happy, healthy, and have peace of mind. Our generous benefits package allows you to focus on what's important - making UVA an ideal place to study, work, and grow.

UVA Health Plan

Because every UVA employee has different benefits needs, we offer three health plan options to enable you to choose the right coverage.

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J1 Visa Health

This is a fully insured plan designed for J1 visa holders that meets the minimum requirements set by the U.S. Department of State, including medical evacuation and repatriation.

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Prescription Drugs

Learn more about the prescription drug coverage managed by OptumRx, offered to all participants in the UVA Health Plan.

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Benefit Savings Accounts

Depending on employee type and health plan enrollment, you may have the option to enroll in a Flexible Spending Account, limited Flexible Spending Account, or Health Savings Account. If you are University Staff, you may have access to a Supplemental Benefit Credit.

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Retirement

Read more about UVA's retirement plans, which are provided to help ensure you have enough income to live comfortably after you retire.

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Disability Benefits

Read more about disability coverage, which helps protect your income when you can’t work - whether from illness, injury, pregnancy, surgery, or another condition.

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Life Insurance

If you are enrolled in a UVA retirement plan (VRS, ORP, or MCRP), if you are Housestaff, or a Postdoctoral Fellow, you already have basic life insurance coverage at no cost to you. Read details about the offering, and the option to purchase additional coverage.

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Employee Community Resources Service

The Employee Community Resource Service helps members of the UVA community connect with local organizations who can assist with basic needs such as housing, clothing, utilities, and food, as well as assistance with personal budgeting and finance strategies.

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Back-up Care

Bright Horizons provides benefits-eligible employees with affordable, temporary care for themselves or for loved ones of any age. Benefits-eligible employees receive 15 back-up care days / year at UVA’s discounted rate.

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Long Term Care Insurance

The Commonwealth of Virginia (COV) Voluntary Group Long Term Care Insurance Program, administered by VRS and underwritten by Genworth Life Insurance Co., provides a maximum monthly benefit for covered long-term care expenses.

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