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Employee Benefits

Health and Dental Insurance, and Vision Plan

Health and dental insurance, and vision plan coverage are available to benefited employees, their spouses and dependents.  These plans are administered through the State of Wyoming.  Changes to the plans may only be made during the November open enrollment period, or in the case of a life change or qualifying event.  There are additional restrictions and waiting periods for vision and optional dental coverage.  Deductible changes made during the November open enrollment period will be effective January 1st of the following year. This page is intended for current employees. New employees please click here.

Rates and Forms

Premiums are paid through payroll deduction and are withheld from the paycheck the month prior to coverage.

Health Insurance Plan

To learn more about the options available under the State of Wyoming Group Plan, please visit the State of Wyoming Employees' Group Insurance (EGI) website and review the Cigna Handbook.  Login to your Cigna health account at myCigna.com.

2018 Summary Benefits Comparison

2017 Summary Benefits Comparison

Dental Insurance Plan

Preventative and optional plans are offered by Delta Dental. If this coverage is waived or dropped, there is a three-year waiting period before enrolling.

Vision Plan

The Vision Discount Plan is provided by VSP (Vision Service Plan). If this coverage is waived or dropped, there is a two-year waiting period before enrolling. Elections for vision coverage are for two years and may not be changed without a qualifying event.

Qualifying Events (Life Changes) associated with Insurance Changes

Applications for all changes to insurance due to a qualifying event must be made within 60 days of the event. Supporting documentation is required before changes will be made. The effective date for births, adoption, or marriage is the date of the actual event. The effective date for all other changes is the first of the month following the qualifying event AND receipt of the applications. Refer to this matrix to find important information related to each type of qualifying event.

Find a Network Provider

Employees and dependents may visit any health care provider of their choice.  Discounts are available for network providers in the Cigna and Delta Dental networks.

  • Find a network provider for health insurance by logging into myCigna.com.
  • Find a network provider for dental insurance by visiting Delta Dental.

Prescription Information

The plan provides prescription drug coverage for medication needs through a nationwide network of retail pharmacies. MedImpact Healthcare Systems, Inc. provides member and pharmacy network services.  When you enroll in a health plan, you will automatically be enrolled in the prescription drug plan. Your prescription plan information will be included on your ID card that you will receive from Cigna.  Exceptions apply for the high deductible health plan and specialty drugs.

  • MedImpact provides benefit resource tools to keep you informed of your pharmacy benefits. Find copayment amounts, print your prescription history, check and compare drug prices, and find a participating pharmacy near your location.
  • MedImpact Claim Form and Instructions to be used only if a prescription did not go through a retail pharmacy.

Mail Order Service

The plan also offers two convenient mail order service providers with reduced copayments for maintenance medications. 

Domestic Partner Health Insurance Benefit

The University of Wyoming recognizes the importance of offering an option to assist employees with the cost of insurance for domestic partners.


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