Total Benefits

Health insurance

Health and dental plan options

Learn about the Uniform Medical Plan, Kaiser Permanente options, and dental plans.

Compare health plans

Find a doctor, download Certificates of Coverage, learn about premiums and deductibles and consumer-directed health plans

Eligibility for insurance

Eligibility requirements for health insurance and other state-provided benefits

Health insurance options for those ineligible for UW coverage

Find health insurance options that are available for people who are not eligible for one of the University's health insurance programs.

Premium surcharges

You must pay an extra fee if you or a dependent uses tobacco or if you add a dependent who has declined other health coverage

Tax reporting and your benefits – FAQ

The Federal Affordable Care Act (ACA) requires employer‐sponsored medical and dental costs to be reported on employee tax forms. Find out how report these details

COBRA: Continue your insurance

Pay to continue your health insurance when your employment ends or you lose benefits eligibility

Graduate appointees: health insurance

Learn about health insurance options for teaching assistants, research assistants, tutors, predoctoral researchers, and other academic student employees