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Faculty and Administration Benefits

Effective 7/1/2017; all policies subject to change.

Medical Plans – Blue Cross Blue Shield:

  • PPO and Blue Edge PPO with HCA
    • Ability to see any qualified provider you choose (your out of pocket costs are greater when you seek care outside the network).
  • Blue Advantage HMO and HMO Illinois
    • All care must be coordinated by your HMO primary care physician or woman’s primary health care provider.
    • With the exception of emergencies, all care must be provided by a network provider.

Dental Plan - Delta Dental:

  • Ability to see any qualified dentist you choose.
  • Preventive services are covered at 100% of reasonable and customary charges.

Short & Long-term Disability Insurance:

  • Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science which includes the Health Clinics, provides self-funded Short-Term Disability benefits up to 100% of weekly salary for covered claims to all regular full-time and part-time benefits eligible employees.
  • Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science (“University”) which includes the Health Clinics, provides University paid Long-Term Disability benefits up to 60% of weekly salary for covered claims to all regular full-time and part-time benefits eligible employees through Mutual of Omaha.

Life Insurance – Mutual of Omaha:

  • University-paid life insurance equal to 1 ½ times annual salary (subject to $50,000 limit for tax purposes).
  • Employee may elect to purchase supplemental insurance up to lesser of 5 times annual salary or $600,000.

Flexible Spending Accounts - PayFlex:

  • Flexible Spending Accounts allow you to use pre-tax dollars to pay for eligible health care and dependent care expenses.

Retirement Plans - TIAA-CREF:     

  • Employees are eligible to participate in matching retirement plans after completing two years of service.  Prior employment with an educational or non-profit research organization during the 24 consecutive month period immediately preceding your date of hire may be counted toward meeting the service requirement.  
  • Once eligible, participation in the matching plans is mandatory as a condition of employment.
  • The University matches a 5% employee contribution with a 10% University contribution.
  • Effective immediately, employees may make unmatched contributions to a voluntary supplemental retirement plan.

Employee Assistance Program:

  • The University provides a confidential Employee Assistance Program to all employees.

Paid Holidays and Sick Days:

  • Eligible full-time employees in the Faculty and Administration classifications are entitled to accrue up to 15 days of sick time. For part time benefit eligible employees, the accrual rate will be prorated.

Vacation:

  • Eligible full-time employees in the Faculty and Administration classifications are entitled to accrue up to 24 days of vacation. For part time benefit eligible employees, the accrual rate will be prorated.

The information on this page is provided as a summary of highlights of the various plans described and is subject to change.  Specific details of each program are contained in the Plan Document.  In the event of a discrepancy, the Plan Document will prevail.