Health

The Boston University Health Plan offers to you and your eligible family members various options for medical coverage. Each option offers comprehensive benefits to protect you against the medical expenses that would accompany an illness or injury. There are differences in coverage levels and how services are obtained in each option. You should give serious consideration to which option will best meet your needs for health care benefits.

The cost of coverage under the Health Plan is shared by you and the University.

The information provided on this site will help you decide which type of coverage under the Boston University Health Plan is best for you and your family.

For your convenience, the Coverage Advisor Tool is available for your use in comparing the three health plan options available to you at Boston University.

Please note: The descriptions of coverages and benefits on this site are based on the provisions of the Health Plan in effect on the date of this site. The terms of the Health Plan or the University’s contracts with different carriers may change. Actual rights and benefits under the Health Plan are based on the terms of the Health Plan and the contracts in effect at any particular time, and those terms will govern over any inconsistent descriptions on this site.

To view and print a copy of the entire Health Plan description, visit Forms & Documents. To see how certain life events may affect your medical coverage, visit Changes in Your Work & Family.