Domestic Partner Premium Costs and Enrollment

    Table Legend:

    Abbreviation "EE" = Employee
    Abbreviation "DP" = Domestic Partner
    Before Tax Premium = The premium amount that is deducted from pay on a before-tax basis.
    After Tax Premium = The premium amount that is deducted from pay on an after-tax basis.
    Taxable Amount = The amount that is added to your earnings to offset the After Tax Premium amount. You are taxed on this amount.
    Total Domestic Partner Cost = The total amount that will be deducted from pay on an after-tax basis (this is offset by the taxable amount)

    2019 Premiums for Employee + Domestic Partner

    Employee + Domestic Partner Before Tax Premium After Tax Premium (Employee Contribution) Taxable Amount
    (Employer Contribution)
    Total Domestic Partner Cost
    UIChoice $0 $296 $563 $859
    Dental II $0 $19 $29 $48

    2019 Premiums for Employee + Family (and Domestic Partner)

    Family Coverage Before Tax Premium After Tax Premium (Employee Contribution) Taxable Amount
    (Employer Contribution)
    Total Domestic Partner Cost
    UIChoice 
    EE + DP + EE's child(ren) $241 $76 $304 $380
    EE + DP + (EE's + DP's) child(ren)
    EE + DP + DP's child(ren) $0 $317 $649 $966
    Dental II
    EE + DP + EE's child(ren) $20 $7 $26 $33
    EE + DP + (EE's + DP's) child(ren)
    EE + DP + DP's child(ren) $0 $27 $61 $88

     2018 Premiums for Employee + Domestic Partner

    Employee + Domestic Partner only Before Tax Premium After Tax Premium (Employee Contribution) Taxable Amount
    (Employer Contribution)
    Total Domestic Partner Cost
    UIChoice $0 $289 $549 $838
    Dental II $0 $19 $29 $48

     2018 Premiums for Employee + Family (and Domestic Partner)

    Family Coverage Before Tax Premium After Tax Premium (Employee Contribution) Taxable Amount
    (Employer Contribution)
    Total Domestic Partner Cost
    UIChoice 
    EE + DP + EE's child(ren) $235 $74 $296 $370
    EE + DP + (EE's + DP's) child(ren)
    EE + DP + DP's child(ren) $0 $309 $633 $942
    Dental II
    EE + DP + EE's child(ren) $20 $7 $26 $33
    EE + DP + (EE's + DP's) child(ren)
    EE + DP + DP's child(ren) $0 $27 $61 $88

    Instructions for electing coverage for your Domestic Partner

    Log in to Employee Self Service, go to the Benefits Enrollment link on your personal tab under the Benefits section and select your event to begin enrollment.

    1. Select the option code from the dropdown that corresponds to your coverage choice. The option code is the number in the parentheses located to the right of the monthly cost.
    2. Choose the recalculate function/button to refresh your current list of eligible dependents and beneficiaries if needed.
    3. Once you have completed your elections, please submit to University Benefits. 
    4. You will be notified by email once your benefits confirmation statement is ready to view in Employee Self Service. Please review this statement carefully.
    5. If a correction is needed, follow the steps from your Benefits Confirmations page in Employee Self Service. 

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