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Health Benefits

Information about health benefits programs, including faculty and staff health insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs), Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) and Health Reimbursement Accounts (HRAs), the HealthQuest rewards program, open enrollment, wellness programs, and the Kansas Board of Regents Graduate Student Insurance Plan.

Benefits Information for New Employees

Information about the State Employee Health Plan (SEHP) several health plan options and benefits. 

Open Enrollment  (This Open Enrollment information also can be used by faculty and staff hired during the calendar year.)

Information about the October open enrollment period for changes to be effective January 1st, including information about plans and premiums, presentation dates and the PowerPoint presentation, as well as MAP, the online portal used for enrollment

Membership Administration Portal (MAP)»

Use this portal to make your State Employee Health Plan elections during Open Enrollment. Please use your KU on-line and password to access MAP. For family status and other qualifying life events that occur mid-year, you will have 30 calendar days to make changes in MAP and to upload required documentation. See more information at Changes & Life Events. If you have questions or need assistance, contact the Benefits Office at benefits@ku.edu or 785/864-4946.

Flexible Spending Accounts

Information about about dependent care, standard health care and, for Plan C and Plan N members with Health Savings Accounts the limited scope heath care flexible spending accounts.

Health Savings and Health Reimbursement Accounts 

Information about the HSA/HRA options available to participants in all health plans except Plans A, J and Q.  Plan J and Plan Q members will have HRAs for HealthQuest credits only..

Employee Health Insurance

Information about health insurance benefits offered to eligible employees.  

HealthQuest Rewards Program

Information about the HealthQuest Rewards Program offered by the State of Kansas which provides the opportunity to earn credits for a $40 per month discount to the State Employee Health Plan (SEHP) premiums.


Information about health and wellness programs available to KU employees.

Graduate Student Health Insurance

Information about the Kansas Board of Regents Student health insurance programs offered to graduate students and eligibility requirements.

COBRA Information »

Information about COBRA continuation coverage for employees who separate from KU/State of Kansas service or otherwise lose eligibility for the State Employee Health Plan.


Information about health updates shared with KU faculty and staff.

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