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Health Benefits

​​​​​​​​​Eligible faculty and staff, their spouses or Second Domiciled Adults (SDAs), dependent children and SDA children may participate in DePaul’s medical, dental and vision plans effective the first day of the month following or coinciding with their date of employment.

The university and its faculty and staff both contribute to the cost of the medical and dental plans. The vision plan is paid for entirely by those participants who elect it. View the Summary Plan Descriptions.

2024 Health Benefits Resources

Additional Resources

Government Required Notices

Transparency in Coverage Final Rules

The Transparency in Coverage Final Rules require certain group health plans to disclose on a public website information regarding in-network provider rates and historical out-of-network allowed amounts and billed charges for covered items and services in two separate machine-readable files (MRFs).  Click here for the MRFs for the benefit package options under the DePaul University Health and Welfare Benefits Plan.

Navigating Healthcare - Resources from BCBS of Illinois

Are you confused by the healthcare system or how to use your benefits?  BCBS of Illinois provides resources to remove the confusion around healthcare to give you information in way that's meaningful to you. Some frequently asked include:

Find more information from BCBS on YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and their website. Remember, never publicly post on social media any of your personal contact or health information that you'd like to keep private.