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All about Your Health & Life Insurance

Welcome to the website of the UN Health and Life Insurance Section (HLIS). We trust that this site provides you with everything you need to know about UNHQ-administered health & life insurance, including the onboarding process, plan maintenance and transition after your retirement.

It is the common responsibility of all plan participants of the self-funded UNHQ-administered health plans to safeguard the sustainability of these plans, funded by all plan participants and the Member States. This website allows staff members and retirees to be fully informed of the insurance benefits as well as ways to contribute to reducing costs.You will have access to reference material such as guidance material from Third-Party Administrators (TPAs), insurance rate simulators, checklists, brochures, forms and updates as well as various Toolkit pages designed for the specific needs of each of our more than 150,000 plan participants worldwide.

Enjoy your learning journey!

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Upcoming Events

Annual Enrollment Campaign

https://www/un.org/insurance As every year, the UN HLIS is facilitating the Annual Enrollment Campaign for all Health Insurance Plans administered by the United Nations Headquarters from 1st to 30th June 2021. 

HLIS Information Session on US-based plans

On the 15th June, the HLIS will be hosting an information session to guide plan participants through the Annual Enrollment Campaign as well as to support plan participants with the navigation of US-based plans. 

HLIS Information Session on the UN WWP

On the 16th June, the HLIS will be hosting an information session to guide plan participants through the Annual Enrollment Campaign as well as to support plan participants with the navigation of the UN WWP.

HLIS Information Session on the UN MIP

On the 17th June, the HLIS will be hosting an information session to guide plan participants through the Annual Enrollment Campaign as well as to support plan participants with the navigation of the UN MIP.

HLIS Session d'Information sur le UN MIP

Le 22 juin, le HLIS organisera une session d'information pour guider les participants du plan UN MIP à travers la campagne d'inscription annuelle ainsi que pour aider les participants du plan à naviguer le MIP

Important Updates

Provider network update for Empire Blue Cross

Empire Blue Cross logo Empire Blue Cross and New York - Presbyterian (NYP) reached an agreement that will maintain NYP’s physicians and hospitals in Empire’s networks. For more information, please visit the more elaborate Update Description.

Aetna introduces pharmacy prior authorization

www.aetna.com Aetna introduces Rx prior authorization status emails to begin on 7th May 2021. For more information, please visit the more elaborate Update Description.

Changes in reimbursement currency under UN WWP and UN MIP

Changes relating to the currency of claims reimbursements under the UN Worldwide Plan (UN WWP) and the UN MIP in Lebanon have been implemented on 1st June 2021. For more information, please visit the more elaborate Update Description

Aetna reaches participation agreement with CarePoint Health

Aetna and CarePoint Health reached a participation agreement that will include the Hoboken University Medical Center, Christ Hospital and Bayonne Medical Center as part of in-network providers. For more information, please visit the more elaborate Update Description.

Release of HLIS iSeek Story 

UN Staff can now access the recently released Annual Enrollment Campaign and Website Story on iSeek which provides useful information on the content of this website as well as links to the upcoming Annual Enrollment Campaign Information Sessions.

Health in the News

WHO

  Updates on COVID-19 by the World Health Organization (WHO)

CDC

  Updates on COVID-19 by the Centers for the US Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)