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Important Notice


  • Anthem – 844-249-5372
  • Chard Snyder FSA – 800-982-7715
  • Express Scripts – 877-242-1128
  • HealthEquity HSA – 866-346-5800
  • Humana Dental – 800-233-4013
  • UMB  HSA – 866-529-4472

Anthem issues ID cards in the name of the subscriber (employee) only.  ID cards are not issued in dependent names nor do they include dependent names.  Providers are familiar with the manner in which Anthem provides ID cards to members. 

  • If an employee would like an additional card (with his/her name on it), he/she can contact Anthem at the customer service number shown on the card or temporary (paper) cards can be printed from the Anthem site (

Benefits are a part of your total compensation at UC

UC's benefits package includes medical and dental coverage, as well as Long-Term Disability, Employee and Dependent Life Insurance, Personal Accident Insurance, and Long-Term Care Insurance.  You can also save for your future by contributing to the university's supplemental retirement plans.  Below you will find helpful links to the university's benefits plans, benefits summaries, as well as information about employee discounts, retirement savings, and much more.

Castlight is here!

Castlight is your new personalized, online healthcare tool. Sign up today by logging into and clicking “Know Your Cost.”

Castlight is available to UC employees, spouses/domestic partners, and dependents aged 18 and over enrolled in a UC Anthem medical plan. Questions? Call Anthem Support at 1-844-249-5372.

Benefits News

UC Health and UC Physicians Partnership

Applicable to all employees covered under a UC medical plan

UC Health and University of Cincinnati Physicians (UCP) are pleased to continue their partnership with the University of Cincinnati (UC) and its employees. UC employees and their dependents enrolled in a UC medical plan will receive 50 percent office visit co-pay reduction when seeing UCP physicians.

UCP is the Cincinnati area’s largest group of board-certified physicians with over 700 physicians practicing in every medical and surgical specialty.

A listing of UCP physicians eligible for the co-pay reduction is available on

If you have any additional questions, please contact the Benefits Department at 513-556-6381.

Use the navigation to the left of this page to link to broader Benefits categories.

STRS and OPERS Resources

STRS Member Resources

STRS members can log onto the STRS website and find information about webinars covering recent STRS changes.  The following link provides dates and instructions for registering:   Meetings are scheduled around the state. 

The webinars are a convenient way to receive information and stay current on STRS changes.  The webinars are held from 5-6pm and the STRS member  must register by 4:30pm on the day of the session. 

OPERS Member Resources

OPERS members can log onto the OPERS website and find information about webinars covering recent OPERS changes.  The following link provides a linked to archived webinars:

The webinars are a convenient way to receive information and stay current on OPERS changes. 

Benefits Topics

Work-Related Injuries and Workers' Compensation Information

Environmental Health and Safety Advisory 12.2  outlines the work-related injury process and can be found on the University Health Services (UHS) website.  Refer to the UHS website for instructions and information.

If this is a medical emergency, however, call 911.  

If you need additional information on Workers' Compensation, contact UC Benefits at 513-556-6381.