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Health Care Benefits

Contact List for
Health and Voluntary Plans

CSU Benefits Vendor Portal

The CSU Benefits Vendor Portal is the central portal for finding CSU - specific benefits information quickly and easily. Each vendor's website was created to help you link to resources you need when you need them.

Eligibility and Enrollment

The deadline for enrolling in health and dental plans is 60 calendar days from date of hire or eligibility. Enrollment in vision and life insurance is automatic for all eligible employees. There currently is no exclusion for preexisting conditions. An open enrollment period for health and dental plans is usually scheduled each year.

Health Plans

A variety of health plans are available. Provisions of Collective Bargaining Agreements may modify the CSU health plan contribution level.

Dependent Benefit Enrollments and Deletions

Family Member Additions, Newborn or Adopted Children, Dependent Children, New Spouse Enrollment, Domestic Partners, Tax Implications, Family Member Deletions


Delta Dental of California (basic and enhanced) and Delta Care Dental Plan (basic and enhanced) are the dental plans available for participation by eligible employees. Provisions of Collective Bargaining Agreements may modify dental plan benefits.

CSU Vision Plan

An employer-paid Vision Care Plan offered to all eligible employees and their eligible dependents.

Life Insurance Program

A term life insurance and limited accidental death and dismemberment program which includes an accelerated death benefit for terminal illness.

CalPERS Long-Term Care Program

The Program offers flexible long-term care coverage options and is designed specifically for current California public employees, retirees, their spouses, parents, parents-in-law, and adult children and adult siblings, between the ages of 18 and 79.

The CalPERS Long-Term Care Program is accepting new applications. You do not need to participate in CalPERS retirement or health benefit programs to be eligible.


Federal law requires that employers sponsoring group health plans with more than 20 employees offer their employees and their families the opportunity for a temporary extension of health coverage (called "continuation coverage") at group rates in certain instances where coverage under the plan would otherwise end.