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Penn State University Health Insurance

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  • Nov 30, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current IT Manager in University Park, Pennsylvania

    Costs are rising, but that is the case everywhere.

  • Oct 31, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in State College, Pennsylvania

    The deductibles are pretty high no matter which plan you choose. They do have an HSA program that they will also continue to, and that does help offset the deductible costs.

  • Oct 23, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in State College, Pennsylvania

    Most issues are covered.

  • Sep 30, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Power Plant Operator in State College, Pennsylvania

    Premiums based on percentage of salary but are affordable. Low deductibles and out of pocket maximums.

  • Sep 19, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Research Assistant in State College, Pennsylvania

    The expense is very low and almost free if we use the insurance in the school health center. The health center on campus is very comprehensive and high quality. There is also a big regional hospital adjacent to campus.

  • Jul 05, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in State College, Pennsylvania

    Great plans and options. you can change for 2 year once if you are not satisfied. all faculty and staff havve same insurance features and affordable

  • Apr 03, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Marketing in State College, Pennsylvania

    Low cost health benefits but limited choices. However, this is typical for higher education benefits programs. Excellent retirement options and returns.

  • Apr 03, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Teaching Assistant Professor in University Park, Pennsylvania

    Cost keeps going up--it used to be a great program, it gets less and less so.

  • Nov 03, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Postdoctoral Scholar in State College, Pennsylvania

    Its the most comprehensive package including health, dental and vision.

  • Oct 04, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former IT Staff in University Park, Pennsylvania

    HighMark is terrible. Premiums/packages are not bad, but the insurance itself is terrible. Good luck finding good doctors in the area.

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