Retired Faculty, Professional and Scientific, Merit Staff Health Insurance

This page covers topics and benefits that apply to the following employment groups:

  • Faculty Retirees
  • Professional & Scientific Staff Retirees
  • Merit Staff Retirees


The UIChoice health insurance plan is offered to the employment groups listed above. 

In addition to UIChoice, retirees who reside in Iowa and are Medicare eligible in the employment groups listed above, may also select from two Health Alliance group Medicare options: HMO Plus Rx plan and Health Alliance PPO Rx plan. Retirees may move back to the UIChoice plan during a future open enrollment period.

UIChoice Documents

Health Alliance Documents

Compare Plans

A side-by-side PDF iconPlan Comparison of University of Iowa Retiree Plans (pdf)

Rate Sheets

Contact the Benefits Office

Retired Faculty and P&S staff

Phone: 319-335-2676

Retired Merit staff

University Benefits has assembled a dedicated Merit Benefits Team that will be available to help with enrollment and questions pertaining to your benefits during the open enrollment period.

Phone: 319-467-0093