Health Insurance

The available four health plan options are Florida Blue (Standard or High Deductible) PPO and AvMed (Standard or High Deductible) HMO.


Health insurance is available to Faculty, Administration, Staff, and Temporary employees.  Temporary employees must work an average of at least 30 hours per week at the point of hire or over a defined measurement period to be eligible for benefits. Graduate Assistants and Postdoctoral Scholars should refer to the left menu corresponding to employment type.


New employees have 60 calendar days from the date of hire to enroll in a health insurance plan. Premiums are collected a month in advance. Coverage is effective the first day of the month after a full month’s premium has been collected. Employees are able to elect the early health enrollment option with premiums being paid by the employee.

Health Plan Options

Prescription Drug Plan

Spouse Program

The spouse program is available to an employee and married spouse when both individuals work for a state of Florida agency in state health insurance eligible positions. Cost for family coverage is $15 per employee. A Spouse Program Election Form must be completed and submitted to People First.