Do you have questions about your Southern-provided employee health coverage?  Not sure what a partially self-funded insurance policy is or how it works?  Interested in learning more about the University’s new insurance provider, Cigna, and the services that will be available to you?  You can learn all this and more when you attend Insurance 101!

On Monday and Tuesday, Sept. 26-27, Human Resources personnel and associates from Gallagher will be on hand to discuss partially self-funded plans, how they work, and what you can expect.  Representatives from Cigna will provide general overviews of 2017 plan options and discuss an array of member services including:

-Accessing Cigna’s cost estimator tool

-Information on Wellness and Smoking

-Cessation programs

-Utilizing Cigna’s Dial-a-Doctor service

-Contacting customer service 24/7/365

Attendees will also learn about Cigna’s pre-customer service line available to all Southern employees from Open Enrollment until the start of coverage on January 1, 2017!  Open Enrollment will run from October 1-31.

The sessions will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. Monday, Sept. 26; 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. and noon to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 27, in Room 167 of Health Sciences. A Q&A session will follow each presentation. Seating is limited, so reservations are encouraged.  Contact HR Training at to reserve your seat today!