Health and Wellness

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Insurance Plans

Pitt employees may choose among four medical benefit plans offered by UPMC Health Plan, including a health maintenance organization (HMO) plan and three preferred provider organization (PPO) options that provide greater flexibility to meet specific health care needs. Find information below on our different insurance plans:

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Additional Resources

Benefits coverage at Pitt extends beyond medical coverage and incentive plans. The University also offers identity protection and medical coverage overseas, pharmacy access for prescriptions, and long term care for you and your family.

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Flexible Spending Accounts

A Flexible Spending Account program provides an opportunity to reduce your Federal and Social Security taxable income by funding an account or accounts on a pretax basis.

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MyHealth@Work Center

The UPMC MyHealth@Work Center for University of Pittsburgh faculty and staff is an onsite center that treats a variety of health issues. Healthcare professionals at the Center can help you get back to feeling your best, with services like wellness screenings, support for chronic conditions, and online and telephonic resources. Get healthy today.

Pitt Vaccination and Health Connection Hub

The Hub offers a convenient location on the Pittsburgh campus for Pitt employees and their families to get vaccinated and/or connected with health care resources. Walk-ins are welcome subject to availability. Visit for details and hours.  

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UPMC AnywhereCare

Feeling under the weather? UPMC Health Plan members can take advantage of virtual health visits with AnywhereCare. Use your smartphone, tablet, or computer and get access to high-quality care and a personal diagnosis and treatment plan, if needed.

Child and Family Care Resources

At Pitt, we are committed to making sure our employees and their families are taken care of. Employees can explore and utilize the University's array of resources to best care for themselves and their loved ones, from after-school care for children to finding care options for elderly family members. Find resources for your and your family.

Please visit the Glossary of Medical Terms page for commonly used medical terms and definitions.