Medical Plans

Information on these pages serve as an overview of health benefits that UF provides employees; however, not all employees are eligible for all benefits plans. 

Visit Benefits Eligibility to view available coverage options for your role at UF.


State of Florida (Pre-Tax)

The state offers a range of medical insurance benefits to eligible State of Florida employees and retirees. Part-time employees are eligible but will pay an increased premium based on their full-time equivalency (FTE).

  • Standard and High Deductible PPO plans are provided by Florida Blue.
  • Standard and High Deductible HMO plan providers vary by regionAetna provides service for Alachua County.
  • Optum Rx is the pharmacy manager for all state plans.

If you and your spouse both work for a State of Florida agency, you may be eligible to participate in the state’s Spouse Program and pay less for medical insurance.


GatorCare medical insurance benefits are generally available only to employees who work 20 hours per week or more (.50 FTE) and cover a domestic partner. Please visit Benefits Eligibility to view coverage options specific to your role.

GatorCare has recently issued an update for 2024 Medicare Creditable Coverage. If you are a member of GatorCare, please review this information.