What You Need to Know for Medical Benefits Open Enrollment 2024

Staff and faculty can enroll or adjust their 2024 benefits from October 16-27

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For Duke Select, the most popular staff and faculty insurance plan, the monthly premium increase is $8 for individuals and $50 for families. Aside from a minimal increase in Dental Plan A, there are no other premium increases for dental and vision coverage.

In the past fiscal year, Duke paid $368.5 million for health care needs of roughly 73,000 covered lives, up $25.7 million from the previous year.

“Amidst the evolving healthcare landscape, it’s important to recognize the enduring value of our medical plans, which stand as gateways to outstanding care, guaranteeing access to exceptional medical resources at Duke University Health System for both us and our cherished loved ones,” said Antwan Lofton, Vice President for Duke Human Resources. “Through affordable deductibles and a commitment to dismantling barriers, we’re nurturing a culture that prioritizes well-being.”

Open enrollment for medical benefits begins at 8 a.m. October 16 and ends at 6 p.m. October 27. Eligible staff and faculty can adjust medical, dental and vision plans and enroll or re-enroll in health and dependent care reimbursement accounts for coverage effective Jan. 1, 2024.

Among Duke’s coverage highlights in 2024:

  • The Duke USA plan from Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina offers a lower-priced option for remote workers and people who do not live in zip codes that begin with 272, 273, 275, 276, or 277.
  • Preventive care visits, such as mammograms, colonoscopies, prostate screenings and more, are provided at no charge for in-network providers.

For more details, visit hr.duke.edu/enrollment2024.

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