Health Plan

UVA employees may choose from three Aetna health options: Choice, Value, and Basic Health. Access rate tables using the links below to compare costs for you and those your insurance covers, such as spouses and dependents. Take advantage of Ask Alex, a virtual counselor who can walk you through benefits decisions step by step.

Select your status to see premiums:

COBRA participants: Visit Chard Snyder COBRA Customer Service on the web or call 1.888.878.6175.


Additional Information

  • Health Plan Comparison: Find out more about how health plans compare.

  • Dependents: Review dependent information listed, if any, to ensure accuracy of social security number, birthdate, and continued eligibility for coverage for each dependent. Now is the time to drop ineligible dependents.

  • FAMIS Virginia’s Affordable Health Care for Children: To see if you qualify for FAMIS, go to Cover Virginia and call 1-855-242-8282, Option 8 to apply. Here’s a schedule of FAMIS income limits.

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Terms used in Open Enrollment information have you scratching your head? This quick video may help.


Important for Basic Health Eligibility: In order to be enrolled in the Basic Health option

  • You must be eligible for UVA’s Health Savings Account program

  • View a list of IRS eligibility rules HSA Eligibility

  • If you are covered by another healthcare plan, it must be a high deductible health plan (HDHP)

  • You cannot be covered by any part of Medicare, Medicaid, or Tricare

  • Federal Government regulations prohibit J1 Visa holders from enrolling in the High Deductible Basic Health Option.


UVA Health Plan Resources

Out of Area Coverage Details (Schedules)

Additional Health Plan Info

Questions? Contact the UHR Service Team at AskHR@virginia.edu or 434.982.0123.


Notice of Creditable Coverage for Individuals on Medicare

Required Annual Notices & SBCs

Summary of Material Modifications: Open Enrollment materials constitute a Summary of Material Modifications for UVA Health Plan changes effective Jan. 1, 2017.