EFFECTIVE 12/1/2010: All domestic visiting scholars and visiting student researchers are required to show proof of health insurance that meets specified benefit levels. As of September 1, 2010, domestic visiting scholars (US citizens, permanent residents or US passport holders) can enroll in the new UC Berkeley Visiting Scholar Benefit Plan (UCBVSBP) offered through Garnett-Powers & Associates (“GPA”).
All domestic scholars whose appointment date is on or after 12/1/2010 are required to complete an enrollment form to purchase the UC Berkeley Visiting Scholar Benefit Plan or waive (opt out of) enrollment.
For more information, you can contact the Visiting Scholars Insurance Advisor by at (888)-441-3719 email UCBVSBP@garnett-powers.com.
University Health Services - Tang Center
Visiting Scholars and their spouses can use the Tang Center for health care services on a fee-for-service basis (with some limitations). Payment is due at the time of service. For more information, view this link. To learn about University Health Services - Tang Center, see this link.