• Health Benefits

    The following are benefit options currently available to Hamline employees who meet the eligibility requirements of the respective programs.  Please review the detail below regarding eligibility, cost and coverage.  Note that Hamline benefits may change from time-to-time at the discretion of the University. 

    Medical Plans - Medica Insurance

    Health Savings Account - Optum

    Dental Plan - Delta Dental

    •  Overview:  Hamline has two network options through Delta Dental; 1) Delta Dental PPO and 2) Delta Dental Premier.  No plan selection is required, both network options are available at the same cost options.  See the 2019 Benefit Guide for additional information.
    •  Website:  www.deltadentalmn.org  
    •  Customer Service: 651-406-5916 or 1-800-886-9536

    Vision Plan - EyeMed

    •  Overview:  An annual vision exam is covered by the regular medical insurance as an annual visit, however, the EyeMed Vision plan assists if an employee wears glasses or contacts.  When using a in-network provider, EyeMed will pay a portion of the glasses or contact expenses.  EyeMed helps with glasses or contacts in a calendar year, but not both in the same calendar year. See the 2019 Benefit Guide for additional information.
    •  Additional Resources:    EyeMed Member Web Instructions, Sun PerksMobile App & Provider Locator
    •  Website:  www.eyemed.com  
    •  Customer Service: 1-800-828-9341

    Health Care Flexible Spending Plan (FSA) - 121 Benefits

    •  Overview:  Hamline has Medical Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) through 121 Benefits.  FSA plans can be used to pay for IRS approved medical, dental and vision expenses.  FSA plans are elected annually, pre-tax contributions made to a FSA must be utilized by December 31 annually. See the 2019 Benefit Guide for additional information.
    •  Additional Resources: Eligible Expense Searchable List and  Forms.  
    •  Website:   www.121benefits.com  
    •  Customer Service: 612-877-4321 or 1-800-300-1672 

    Additional Information

    • To make a mid year election change due to a qualifying life event, contact the Benefit Office at 651-523-2815.  All changes must be made in writing within 30 days of the status change event.