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Insurance Benefit Eligibility

University of Central Missouri Procedure

Procedure Name:  Insurance Benefit Eligibility

Date Approved:  Approved by the President on January 1, 2005

Procedure Category:  Benefits

Date Effective:  January 1, 2005

Policy Authority: Board of Governors Policy 1.2.040

Date Last Revised:  

Approval Authority:  University President

Review Cycle:

Responsibility:  Director of Human Resources



Details of insurance plans are available on the Human Resources website benefits section. Eligibility varies and is based on employment categories. Coverage is available the 1st of the month after employment.

Regular, Full-time Employees
Central Missouri provides benefit opportunities for regular full-time employees. Some are paid by the university and others must be purchased by the employee.

Regular, Part-time Employees
UCM does not provide benefits for regular part-time employees. However, part-time employees may be eligible to purchase certain insurance benefits at their own expense.

Benefits for Dependents of Deceased Employees
The spouse and children of a deceased faculty/staff member who dies while serving as a regular benefit eligible full-time employee of University of Central Missouri are entitled to COBRA Continuation Coverage for medical, dental and/or vision insurance, at their own expense, if they are covered at the time the employee passes away. The spouse and dependents may maintain coverage on COBRA for up to 36 months.


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