2019 Annual Open Enrollment for Retirees:
University of Iowa's Retiree Open Enrollment will begin on October 15, 2018 and go through December 7, 2018. All changes will be effective on January 1, 2019.
In the next few weeks, retirees will be receiving an open enrollment communication from the University Benefits Office to their home address.
If you were not able to attend one of the 2018 Retiree Informational Sessions, you may still visit each groups presentations slides below.
Note: Some Retirees may have received a Health Alliance enrollment packet in the mail. This was purely informational and if you are not interested, you may disregard.
Retiree Plans and Program Information:
- Retiree health and dental plans
- To verify if you are eligible, check out the Eligibility Guidelines for Retiree Health and Dental (pdf)
- Medicare, Social Security, and how they interact with the University of Iowa Health Ins.
- The University of Iowa Retiree Association
- The Association of Emeritus Faculty
- TIAA-CREF Web site
- TIAA-CREF (SPANISH VERSION) website
- Travel Assistance program
- IPERS website
Benefits Providers contact information (web sites and phone numbers)
Privacy information and release form
University Benefits must have a privacy release form on file in order to discuss any of your information (insurance plans, coverage levels, etc.) with someone other than yourself. Visit the Privacy Information website for additional information and to download/print the necessary forms.
ABOUT OUR SITE:
The information presented on our website describes only the highlights of the plans and does not constitute official plan documents. Additional terms and conditions may apply. If there are any discrepancies between the information contained herein and the official plan documents, the plan documents will govern. For more detailed information you may contact Wellmark Blue Cross/Blue Shield at toll-free number 800-524-9242 (TTY: 888-781-4262), Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Central Time). For more efficient service, please have your member ID number handy - it can be found on the front of your card.