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  • Health Benefits Bulletin

    Monmouth University offers a Direct Access Point of Service (POS) medical insurance plan through Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey. Full-time employees are eligible for coverage, as well as their spouse, domestic partner, and dependent children. Click here for the plan overview.

    The Monmouth University Human Resources Web site offers an overview of other benefits, such as dental, vision, auto insurance, long-term care, and the prescription plan. From this Web site, use the menus on the left to target your informational needs.

    Benefit Highlights, Fall 2013

    MU Health Center

    Not feeling well? Visit the Health Center on campus.
    The University Health Center is available to all employees and their spouse/domestic partner who are enrolled in our medical plan for common, non-urgent illness or work-related injury. This is a very convenient service if you are not feeling well and need to be evaluated by medical personnel.

    Location: University Road on the north campus, adjacent to Birch Hall and the Monmouth University Library.  

    Clinic Hours, Fall and Spring Semesters:

    • Monday through Thursday: 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.
    • Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

    Have questions or need resolutions about medical benefits?

    A Horizon representative will be on campus one Tuesday each month from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. to address employee questions and concerns. Call the Office of Human Resources at 732-571-3470 to schedule an individual appointment.

    Upcoming Horizon representative campus visit dates/times:


    Oct. 8, 2013

    MAC Suite 2

    9 a.m. to 4 p.m.


    Nov. 12, 2013

    MAC Suite 2

    9 a.m. to 4 p.m.


    Dec. 10, 2013

    MAC Suite 2

    9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

    Overview of Vision Benefits

    Current vision coverage for all full-time employees, as well as their spouse, domestic partner, and dependent children, is available through Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey.

    Vision coverage by a participating physician includes:

    • an annual eye exam with a $40 copay.
    • hardware reimbursement of up to $125 in a two-year calendar period. Claim forms for hardware reimbursement can be found here.

    Wellness and Prevention: Important Dates

    Seasonal Flu Clinic:

    • Tuesday, October 8, 2013, Anacon Hall, 1 p.m. - 7 p.m.
    • Wednesday, November 20, 2013, Anacon Hall, 1 p.m. - 6 p.m.

    Other benefits include mammogram prescreening opportunities, weight loss programs, and other opportunities to promote wellness among employees. Visit the MU Human Resources Wellness Web site for more information.

    MU Fitness Center

    University Fitness Center Memberships

    Membership at the Fitness Center is a free benefit to all employees and their spouse/domestic partner. Employees can obtain a registration form in the Office of Human Resources. Look for e-mails offering a variety of motivational programs to improve your health and well-being.

    Have questions? E-mail Kathryn Kloby, Associate Professor, Department of Political Science and Sociology, at kkloby@monmouth.edu.

    To request specific information on benefits or forms, contact Kathy Stein, Senior Employee Benefits Administrator, at 732-571-4445 or kstein@monmouth.edu.