Quick Reference

For information regarding enrollment and eligibility, view the HR GatorGradCare website or call (352) 392-0003.

The information below pertains to the 2021 – 2023 contract period.

University of Florida graduate students on appointment as a Graduate Assistant, Teaching Assistant, or Research Assistant may participate in the GatorGradCare health insurance plan. The GatorGradCare plan includes two network tiers for medical providers. While it is not necessary to stay within only one network tier, participants should understand how using services in Tiers 1 and Tiers 2 affect out-of-pocket costs.


Free Online Therapy from Talkspace

Free for Graduate Assistants with GatorGradCare benefits

Not feeling like yourself? You can use a service called Talkspace to send text, video and audio messages or schedule live video sessions with a dedicated therapist via phone, tablet or computer. Available at no cost, Talkspace online therapy is available to graduate assistants, their spouses and dependents 18 years or older enrolled in GatorGradCare. As of April 9, 2020 this benefit is also available to any covered GatorCare member.

Wellness Incentive

More information about your wellness incentive program will be available in 2021. 

Email Campaign 2020-2021

Stay tuned for the GatorGradCare email campaign and a chance to win $25 Amazon gift cards.

For the 2019-2020 emails from this campaign, please click here

Use the Quick Reference list at the top of this page for more information about your benefits.

Helpful Documents for 2021 Benefits** (Pending Ratification)

**Plan documents shown are for the GatorGradCare in-area plan.  An out-of-area (OOA) plan is available for GA’s with work county locations other than Alachua or Duval.  Eligibility for the OOA plan is determined automatically based on the GA’s work county location in UF PeopleSoft job data. Out-of-area plan information is found here..

Have questions? Contact your on-site Florida Blue Service Representatives.

*The following applies to the above plan:

As a result of the Affordable Care Act, GatorCare is required to provide employees with an easy-to-understand Summary of Benefits and Coverage (SBC) statement that describes the plan’s coverage. All insurance companies must use the same format allowing members to compare plan options. Please note that the examples on page 8 for medical and page 12 for pharmacy, do not reflect actual GatorCare co-pays and deductibles, rather they are general examples required by the federal government. To get your GatorCare medical specific cost of services, call (800) 664-5295; for Magellan Pharmacy Benefits, call (800) 651-8921.