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University System of Georgia Benefits

BlueChoice HMO health plan

View the 2017 premium and coverage information (comparison of all 2017 health plans).

  • BCBS toll-free customer service number (1-800-424-8950)
  • General wellness coverage information
  • 24/7 NurseLine: 1-888-724-2583
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia Behavioral Health: 1-800-292-2879

phone Blue Cross Blue Shield customer service: 800-424-8950

Pharmacy plan

For 2017:

Your Blue Cross Blue Shield health card is also your pharmacy card.

NEW Expecting a baby? Join Future Moms, a program to help you through pregnancy and delivery. Learn more about Future Moms. 

What about health insurance when I retire?
Information for new hires (after 1/1/2013) regarding employer healthcare contributions for retirees.

Adding dependents to your coverage
When adding dependents to your insurance, you must provide appropriate documentation. When dropping dependents from your coverage at times other than open enrollment, you must also provide supporting documentation.

Use the the OneUSG Connect - Benefits  website to add dependents to your coverage. Select the UGA logo and use your MyID and password to log in. If needed, you may also call the OneUSG Connect - Benefits Call Center toll free at 1-844-5-USGBEN (1-844-587-4236).

bullet  Enroll

If you wish to enroll in University System benefits, you must do so within 30 days of your employment date using the OneUSG Connect - Benefits  website. Select the UGA logo and use your MyID and password to log in. If needed, you may also call the OneUSG Connect Call Center toll free at 1-844-5-USGBEN (or (1-844-587-4236).

If you do not enroll during the 30-day period, you must wait until the annual open enrollment period, unless you experience an IRS-approved life event change.

Locate providers in the BlueChoice HMO network:

You may call Blue Cross Blue Shield using the toll-free customer service number (1-800-424-8950) on the back of your health insurance card or use the instructions below to look up providers:

Go to bcbsga.com/usg

  1. Select Find a Doctor
  2. Select Blue Choice HMO Plan

If you have questions about your University System of Georgia benefits, you may visit the OneUSG Connect - Benefits  website. Select the UGA logo and use your MyID and password to log in. If needed, you may also call the OneUSG Connect - Benefits Call Center toll free at 1-844-5-USGBEN (1-844-587-4236).

 

Revised 06.20.17