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Employee Health Insurance

Visit this page to learn more about health insurance benefits offered to eligible employees.  

  • The University of Kansas offers benefits eligible employees a comprehensive health insurance package that includes medical and prescription drug coverage, dental and vision coverage and Voluntary Insurance Plans (Accident, Hospital Indemnity and Critical Illness).

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 about 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

Visit this page to learn more about dependent care, standard health care and limited scope heath care (for Plan C members) flexible spending accounts.

Health Savings and Health Reimbursement Accounts 

Visit this page to learn about the HSA/HRA options available to participants in all health plans except Plan A.

HealthQuest Rewards Program

Visit this page to learn more 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.

Open Enrollment

Visit this page to learn more 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


Visit this page to learn more about health and wellness programs available to KU employees.

Graduate Student Health Insurance

Visit this section to learn more about the Kansas Board of Regents Student health insurance programs offered to graduate students and eligibility requirements.

COBRA Information »

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


Visit this page to learn more about health updates shared with KU faculty and staff.

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