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  • Oct 17, 2015
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in State College, Pennsylvania

    It is kind of expensive now, but still good.

  • Sep 28, 2015
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Graduate Student in State College, Pennsylvania

    The costs have risen recently, which is unfortunate for the small graduate stipends

  • Sep 27, 2015
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Post Doc in State College, Pennsylvania

    There is health insurance in Penn State. That's it. Nothing else.

  • Sep 17, 2015
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Research Assistant in University Park, Pennsylvania

    covers mostly everything that is on campus and 90% off campus

  • Sep 04, 2015
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in University Park, Pennsylvania

    Good providers at UHS. You can usually be seen very quickly, sometimes same day and almost always same week as you call for an appointment.

  • Sep 02, 2015
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in University Park, Pennsylvania

    Everything at the school hospital is free There are deductibles for many categories outside the school

  • Aug 25, 2015

    I've worked at several universities, and the healthcare plan here is the worst. It's still not horrible, but it's not competitive with others in the industry.

  • Aug 06, 2015
    StarStarStarStarStar Former NSF Graduate Research Fellow in University Park, Pennsylvania

    Premiums have increased dramatically over the last 3 years. Always check provider coverage ahead of time. Everything requires a referral from a primary care provider, which is University Health Services on campus, but is complicated if you live more than 50 miles from main campus. Facilities are also a challenge. For instance, you may find a covered doctor, but the facility they work in is not covered and then you're responsible for 80% of that bill.

  • Jul 30, 2015
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Graduate Research Assistant in State College, Pennsylvania

    The cost for student health insurance is increasing

  • Jul 27, 2015
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in University Park, Pennsylvania

    Best thing is the level of coverage available, and the opportunity to choose what type you want (i.e.: higher premium with low copay, or low premium with a high deductible)

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