The 2013 Annual Insurance Campaign for the UNHQ Health Insurance Programme
will begin on 20 May 2013 and will run through Friday 7 June 2013 in order to
allow staff sufficient time to make desired changes.
Due to space constraints representatives from the insurance carriers will
not be on site for the 2013 Annual Insurance Campaign.
Please note from 3 June 2013 until
7 June 2013, our office will be open from 9:30 A.M until 4:00 P.M. for
client service. On Monday 10 June 2013, we will revert to our normal client
The 2013 Information Circular, including the new premium rates, is being
prepared and will be posted on our website. A summary of any insurance plan
updates, the 2013 Annual Campaign forms, and information about applicable
plan changes is available via the links above.
Completed and signed forms will be accepted by email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or by
Don’t forget this is the only time when those enrolled in any of the
applicable insurance plans (Aetna, Empire Blue Cross, CIGNA, and Vanbreda International)
- Switch plans
- Add or drop eligible
- Drop coverage
In addition, staff members who are eligible but not enrolled in any of the
above mentioned plans may sign up during this period. Although participation
in a UN insurance plan is not mandatory, it is highly recommended that
US-based staff members enrol for coverage because of the high cost of health
care in the US.
Please note that if you or your covered dependent/spouse resides in the USA, you
cannot be enrolled in the Vanbreda plan.
Note: You must have a valid appointment as of 1 July 2013 to enrol or
switch plans. Family members can only be enrolled if they are reflected in
the appropriate administrative systems (UNHQ’s
IMIS, UNDP’s ATLAS, or UNICEF’s SAP) as
a household member.