Benefits

Our Team Deserves the Best

From taking care of yourself and others to planning for the future, Temple University Health System's benefits* are a valuable part of your total compensation package.

Medical Plans**

Choice of TempleCare, Advantage Plan or High Option.

  • No physician referrals necessary with any of the these plans
  • Office co-pay, deductibles and out of pocket expenses vary depending upon plan selected and physician network participation
  • Prescription benefit through Caremark included with medical coverage enrollment. 3 tier co-pay plan 15% generic, 20% performance, 35% non-performance with participating pharmacies

Vision

  • In-house benefits that provide a free eye exam, frames and lenses every two years for employee, spouse, and other eligible dependent children.

Group Term Life Insurance

  • Free to employee. Amount of coverage $10,000.

Voluntary Group Term Life Insurance

  • Optional. Employee purchases amounts in 1.5, 2, 3, 4, or 5 times annual base salary up to $1 million.  Medical questions will apply for coverage requests over 3 times pay and/or $500,000+

Long Term Disability

  • Optional.  Employee pays portion of the premium for coverage equaling 60% of base monthly salary up to $10,000/month. Benefit elimination period is the later of 6 months or the exhaustion of sick/PTO time.

Short Term Disability

  • Optional. Employee may purchase 60% replacement income to be used in the event of an illness or off the job injury. Benefit elimination period is the later of 30 days or the exhaustion of paid time.

Health Care Flexible Spending Account

  • Optional. Pre-tax employee contributions for health, dental or vision care expenses up to $2,500 annually. Benefit runs on a calendar year basis.

Dental

  • United Concordia

AFLAC Supplemental Insurance

  • Optional. Employee may purchase supplemental group insurance plans through AFLAC. Various plans are offered, including Cancer and Recovery Protection. Must enroll within 30 days of hire date or during an open enrollment period to be eligible. For eligibility and enrollment, contact 215-490-4601.

Accidental Death and Dismemberment

  • Optional. Employee and dependent coverage available first day of month after enrollment.

Dependent Care Flexible Spending

  • Optional. Full time benefit only. Pre-tax employee contributions for dependent care expenses up to $5,000 annually. Benefit runs on a calendar year basis.

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

  • Life Management and work life assistance provided by Carebridge.


* Benefit costs will vary depending on your position, scheduled hours per week and benefit elections. Please refer to the Benefit Synopsis provided by your recruiter for specific employee costs. Rates are subject to change at benefit renewal periods.

**If you are employed under an 1199C contract, you will have the option to elect benefits with TUHS or 1199C. If you choose the TUHS benefit package you will be enrolled in the Advantage Medical Plan and will be eligible for the other benefits explained here.