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2015–2016 Medical School Resident and Fellow
Health Benefits

Welcome Medical School residents and fellows! The Office of Student Health Benefits at the University of Minnesota is pleased to administer health benefits and enrollment for Medical School residents and fellows.

The Office of Student Health Benefits' mission is to meet the unique healthcare needs of the entire student, graduate assistant, and resident population on all University of Minnesota campuses. In our pursuit to empower students with the best healthcare coverage, we coordinate medical, dental, disability, and life insurance benefits for all residents, fellows, and interns.

On this website you'll find more information about the broad range of benefits available to you through the Office of Student Health Benefits. In order to make the most of your coverage, and to be sure that you are aware of deadlines, policies, and procedures that affect you, please review the information carefully.

Please feel free to contact us with any questions. Our office looks forward to serving you!

ATTENTION Future Residents and Fellows: Click here to view a summary of your available benefits.

Open Enrollment

Open enrollment for the 2015-2016 Medical School Resident and Fellows Health Benefits is May 1 to June 15, 2015.

New residents, fellows, and interns, click here for enrollment instructions and forms. Current residents, fellows, and interns, click here for enrollment instructions and forms.

The Office of Student Health Benefits will send open enrollment notices to all residents and fellows in early May. If you have not received your enrollment e-mail message by May 15, 2015, please contact the Office of Student Health Benefits.

New rates, forms and benefits information is available using the quick links to the right.

All eligible residents and fellows must complete the enrollment process by June 15, 2015, or within 14 days of their start date, whichever is later.

Note: Coverage for residents and fellows continuing residencies or fellowships will remain at the same level of benefits elected for the 2014–2015 plan year unless you submit an enrollment/change form by June 15, 2015.

E-mail and U.S. mail correspondence related to your benefits will come from the Office of Student Health Benefits. Please add to your e-mail address book to ensure you receive our e-mails and bookmark this web page.

Quick links

Life Insurance
Flexible Spending Accounts
Retirement Plans
Additional Benefits
Wellness Program
Contact Us
Notices and Forms
Frequently Asked Questions

Contact Us

Eligibility and Enrollment
Office of Student Health Benefits
University of Minnesota
410 Church Street S.E., N323
Minneapolis, MN 55455
Phone: 612-624-0627 or 1-800-232-9017
Fax: 612-626-5183 or 1-800-624-9881

Phone: 952-883-7500 or 1-866-270-5434

Delta Dental (Dental Plan)
Phone: 651-406-5916 or 1-800-553-9536

Life Insurance
Ochs, Inc. (Life Insurance Plan)
Phone: 651-665-3789 or 1-800-392-7295

Flexible Spending Accounts
Employee Benefits
Phone: 612-624-8647 or 1-800-756-2363

Guardian Life Insurance (Disability Plan)
Dale Forsythe
Phone: 612-746-2206
Claims Customer Service
Phone: 1-800-268-2525

Eide Bailly
Phone: 612-253-6633 or 1-800-300-1672

Emergency Travel Assistance Questions
UnitedHealthcare Global
Phone: 1-800-527-0218

University-endorsed financial planners host a series of financial planning seminars for Medical School residents and fellows. Past videos are available here, with additional seminars to come.

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