Outside of California Coverage
Covering Dependents Outside of California
Medical Plans Available Outside of HMO Geographic Coverage
Anthem Blue Cross administrates the three medical plans. Delta Dental administers the dental plan and VSP administers the vision plan. It is essential to check the plan providers' list.
When living or traveling outside of the United States, all medical claims are handled through Blue Cross Blue Shield Global Core program.
The Delta Dental PPO plan, available worldwide, provides you and your family with the flexibility to choose any licensed dentist or specialist. Your share of the cost of services depends on whether you use a dentist in Delta Dental’s PPO network or an out-of-network dentist.
Making the change
There is no need to provide your dependent's new address.
Out of State Postdoctoral Scholar Benefits
New Postdocs who live outside of California should enroll in the Health Net PPO plan provided by Gallagher. Health Net has partnered with a network of doctors that will provide the same coverage as in California. For additional information, see Health Net's summary on out of state access.