Employee Health Benefits

Health benefits go beyond just traditional medical, dental and vision insurance coverage. Butler is proud to supplement these plans with access to the Health & Recreation Complex, telemedicine visits and behavioral therapy, employee assistance, and much more.

Medical Coverage

Butler University provides three medical plan options, PPO Plus, PPO Core and HDHP, which are administered through Anthem. 

All medical plans include coverage for prescription medication. Butler’s program is coordinated through Magellan Rx.

Benefits Central Advocacy

Navigating the healthcare system can be challenging. If you need help, contact the Benefits Central Advocacy Line for one-on-one help with general benefit questions, eligibility, billing, claims and ID cards.

CALL: Talk to an advocate directly at: (833) 856-0111
TEXT: Send a message with your name and call back number to 317-266-9392 (Standard messaging and data rates apply)
EMAIL: Send a description of your insurance issue to BUadvocate@hylant.com. Include your name and phone number.
HOURS: Monday – Friday 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. EST. An advocate will reach out to you within 24 business hours.

Dental Coverage

Butler University aims to help promote your oral hygiene health by offering dental insurance through Delta Dental.

Vision Coverage

Butler University wants to help protect the health of your eyes, that’s why we provide vision insurance through EyeMed.

Other Wellness Benefits

Butler University has partnered with Spire Wellness for our wellness platform and preventive health program. All full-time staff can register on the platform to track wellness activities and receive an insurance premium incentive, if applicable. Visit our Wellness Program page for more information.

Health and Recreation Complex offers all full-time faculty and staff have a free active membership to the Health & Recreation Complex (HRC) linked to their Butler ID. 

Part-time faculty and staff can purchase a full access membership at a reduced rate (annual, monthly or day passes) or utilize the free Open Track or Gym times. More information can be found on the Faculty & Staff Resources page found here.

Group Fitness class schedules, personal training information, and Aquatics and swim lesson information can be found on the HRC website.

Looking for a place to go for a run or walk? The HRC has compiled some of the best indoor and outdoor options around Butler’s campus. Click on Jogging and Walking Routes to find the path that works for you!

Butler University offers multiple ways for you to save money on your annual health or dependent care expenses with tax-free options, such as Flexible Spending Accounts or Health Savings Accounts. Each account provides unique pre-tax savings on contributions to health savings/spending accounts and dependent care spending accounts.

An Employee Assistance Program, or EAP, is a confidential, worksite-based program designed to assist both employees and employers. An EAP provides assessments and referrals in person and via telephone for a wide range of services—personal concerns, childcare, eldercare, legal, etc. All EAP services are completely confidential pursuant to current U.S. laws and regulations.

For more information or questions regarding health and wellness benefits at Butler, please contact the Benefits & Wellness Team at benefits@butler.edu.