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Baylor College of Medicine

Benefits

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Baylor College of Medicine employees and their eligible dependents, which includes spouse/domestic partner and eligible child(ren) through age 25, enjoy the following benefits.

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Benefits At-A-Glance

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Health and Wellness

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• Medical benefits
• Prescription Drug Program
• Dental benefits
• Vision insurance
• Flexible Spending Account and Health Savings Account
• Nationally-recognized BCM BeWell Wellness program

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Life

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• Paid time off
• Work-Life Benefits
• Tuition Assistance
• Backup care for children and dependents
• Adoption assistance
• Discounts on products, services, wellness programs, local sports and entertainment events

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Future

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• Retirement savings programs
• Life insurance
• Tuition Assistance
• Accidental death and dismemberment insurance
• Long term disability

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Benefit Guides and Cost Information

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The following documents provide overview and cost information for the benefits offered to Baylor College of Medicine employees.

Note: The College’s contribution to the 401a retirement accounts of benefits eligible faculty and staff has been temporarily reduced from 8% to 4%. The information in the below Cost and Coverage guides will not reflect this change. For more details on the impact of the change, please email ask-retirement@bcm.edu.

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Review Benefits with ALEX

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ALEX is an interactive tool that acts as an informative, virtual benefits counselor to help you learn more about our comprehensive benefits in a personalized way. The benefits of using ALEX include:

  • ALEX speaks in plain English – no insurance jargon
  • The experience is highly interactive and engaging
  • ALEX personalizes and customizes each session
  • It feels like you’re having a real conversation with a benefits expert
  • ALEX can be accessed anytime, anywhere there’s an internet connection
  • It’s totally anonymous! You are not enrolling in benefits - just discovering all of the options

We are proud of our benefits and are so excited for you to learn more about them through ALEX. Now let’s meet ALEX.

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BCM BeWell Program

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BCM BeWell program promotes a culture of healthy living and wellness throughout the College. Read more about our wellness program. Read more about our 2019 Healthiest Employers Award.

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Guiding Principles

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Learn more about the values that guide Baylor's mission.

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HIPAA Privacy Notice

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The HIPAA Privacy Notice explains participants' rights and the plan's legal duties with respect to protected health information (PHI) and how the Baylor College of Medicine Comprehensive Medical Plan may use and disclose PHI. To obtain a copy of the Privacy Notice contact the Director - Health, Welfare & Compliance at (713) 798-1500.

HIPAA Privacy Notice