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Health Plans

Medical Insurance

Wake Forest University offers two comprehensive medical plans to meet the diverse needs of our benefit-eligible faculty and staff members and their eligible dependents:

  • The Core Plan
  • The Value Plan

These plans are offered by BlueCross BlueShield of North Carolina. Each plan also has Catamaran prescription drug benefits and Carolina Behavioral Health Alliance mental health benefits.

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Dental Insurance

Wake Forest offers two comprehensive dental plan options through ACS Benefit Services:

  • The High Option
  • The Low Option

These plan options provide different levels of coverage to meet the varying needs of our benefit-eligible faculty and staff members and their dependents. Read more »


Vision Insurance

While Wake Forest’s medical plan provides coverage for annual eye exams, our Superior Vision vision plan provides coverage for products such as lenses, glasses, and contract lenses. Read more »


Flexible Spending Accounts

Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) allow you to set aside pre-tax money to pay for eligible expenses. You must re-elect FSA each year or it will automatically terminate.  Wake Forest offers two FSA plans:

  • Health Care FSA (for health, dental, and vision care expenses not covered by insurance)
  • Dependent Care FSA (for reimbursement of day care expenses for eligible dependents both under age-13 and elderly dependents).

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