Health

California State University, Fresno offers a comprehensive package of health benefits including medical, dental, vision, flexible benefits programs and more.

Health Care

  • Medical Insurance Plans/Tax Advantage Premium Plan (TAPP)
  • Dental Insurance Plans
  • Vision Plan
  • Flexcash Program
  • Provider contact information

Flexible Spending Plans

  • Health Care Reimbursement Account (HCRA)
  • Dependent Care Reimbursement Account (DCRA)

COBRA

Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (allows eligible employees and dependents to temporarily continue health benefits coverage under certain conditions). More information.

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) imposes numerous requirements on the use and disclosure of individual health information by employer health plans.   These requirements apply to all employees and family members who are enrolled in a health, dental, vision or HealthCare Reimbursement  Account (Flexible spending) plan.   HIPAA protects the confidentiality between you and your health care provider.  

In accordance with HIPAA, should you need HR/Benefits to assistance you with your health care claims, an Authorization to Use and/or Disclose Personal Health Plan Information Form must be completed and provided to HR/Benefits.     If you have questions regarding HIPAA., please contact the Campus Privacy Contact, HR Benefits Manager, at (559) 278-5336. 

Additional Information:

MEDICARE

If you or your eligible dependent turns age 65 and you are currently an active employee (not retired from Fresno State) and covered by a CalPERS medical plan or your spouse's Employer Group Health Plan (EGHP); you may be eligible to defer your Medicare Part B enrollment. Contact CalPERS at 888-225-7377 to discuss your specific situation.

CalPERS FAQs About Medicare
Facts About CalPERS Sponsored Medicare Health Plans