Welcome to the UAMS Benefits Website
The UAMS benefit plan has long been recognized for its inclusiveness and competitiveness in the market. We are part of the UA System Benefits Group.
Hours of Operation: 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Monday – Friday
Visit us on campus: 4301 West Markham, 4th floor of the Central Building, 4C, Little Rock, AR 72205
Call us at 501-686-5650, Fax us at 501-686-5386, or E-mail us at AskHR@uams.edu
Questions and answers related to your UAMS benefits
Time and Absence FAQs
Review FAQs about leave balances, carry over, and more here
2023 Benefits FAQs
Review everything you need to know about benefits beginning/ending in 2023
What Happens When I Become Ineligible for Benefits
Visit this for guidance on benefits when leaving a benefit-eligible position.
Retiree Benefits Information
Review this Retirement Packet for more information
UA System (UAS)/UAMS has three medical plans for employees to choose from, administered by UMR.
Visit UA System “Health & Wellness” section for details on the three medical plans
UAMS Medical Benefit Overview Presentation for New Employees
Learn more about the UAMS Medical Benefit plan options in this Powerpoint
2022 Medical Plans At a Glance
One-page chart showing the three medical plan options
Find a Provider
search for in-network providers
Information regarding SmartCare
FAQs for Wellness and Tobacco Pledge
FAQs for Wellness and Tobacco Pledge
Visit the Pharmacy vendor website for more information
Maternity CARE Program
Information on the UMR Maternity CARE program
Visit UMR’s website for the latest information
Maintaining your health is good for your wallet!
Dental insurance is administered by Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield
Visit the UA System site for dental benefit details
Arkansas Blue Cross Blue Shield
Visit ABCBC for the latest information
The University offers two vision plan options—the Basic Plan and the Enhanced Plan. Both plans are administered by EyeMed.
Visit the UA System website for an overview of the Vision plans available
Visit EyeMed for latest information
If you are unable to work due to a non-work-related illness or injury, or childbirth, short-term and long-term disability insurance provides financial protection by replacing a portion of your pre-disability earnings. UAMS provides basic coverage with employee option to buy additional, optional coverage. See below for separate long-term disability plan for Faculty Group Practice members and Housestaff/Resident Physicians.
UAS/UAMS Short Term and Long Term Disability Insurance
Visit the UA System website for disability benefit details
Disability Overview Presentation for new employees
View this PowerPoint for details about disability benefits for staff and faculty
Maternity Disability Benefits
View how one might use short term disability benefits for maternity leave
Long Term Disability Conversion application
Convert to a private LTD policy when leaving UAMS
Life Insurance Plans
You have 31 days from your initial benefits eligibility date to enroll in Optional Life Insurance and/or Dependent Life Insurance coverage. Read more about the plans here.
UAS/UAMS Life Insurance
Visit the UA System site for life insurance details
UAMS Life Insurance and AD&D Presentation
Learn more about your options and UAMS offerings here
Faculty Group Practice (FGP) Benefits
The College of Medicine provides faculty with FGP status these additional benefits
Faculty Group Practice Insurance Summary
Benefits for those awarded FGP status by the Chancellor or Dean, College of Medicine
FGP Long Term Disability Changes 9-1-2020
FGP LTD policy, FAQs
UAMS Resident Benefits
The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences offers a variety of benefits to eligible Housestaff (Physician Residents) and their families.
Long Term Disability Amendment for Housestaff/Physician Residents
Added to Faculty Group Practice LTD plan 7-1-2021
Summary of benefits that are specific to Housestaff and Physician Residents
Contact Human Resources before filing one of these claims
UA Life Insurance Benefits Application
Instructions for filing a life insurance claim
UA Accidental Death & Dismemberment Benefits
Instructions for filing an AD&D claim
UA Accelerated Benefit Life
Instructions for receiving an early payment of a portion of your group life insurance
UA Waiver of Premium Claim
Instruction packet to waive further payments of group life insurance for eligible members
Prescription Reimbursement Claim Form
Medimpact claim form
The UA System offers a variety of products paid for by the employee through payroll deduction. Review those here.
Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance
Visit the UAS website with details about the AD&D plan
Critical Illness Insurance
Benefits can be used to pay unexpected expenses resulting from a critical illness
Identity Theft Protection Insurance
ID Watchdog coverage protects your personal information from theft, and works to regain lo
Prepaid Legal Plans
Legal Shield coverage provides legal advice or assistance for a monthly fee
Home & Auto Insurance Plans
Farmers insurance offers discounted group rates for home and auto insurance
Insurance for Retirees
Did you know you may be eligible to continue some of your insurance into retirement?
Review FMLA eligibility and contact information here
Critical Illness Request for Portability
Option to port Critical Illness insurance when leaving UAMS
Hospital Indemnity Request for Portability form
Option to port Hospital Indemnity insurance when leaving UAMS
Accident Insurance Request for Portability
Option to port Accident Insurance when leaving UAMS
Wellness Benefit Claim Form – Accident Insurance
Claim wellness benefit
Student Homeownership Promotion Program Flyer
Read more about the student homeownership program here
Employee Homeownership Promotion Program Flyer
Read about the employee homeownership promotion program here
Click here to apply for a tuition discount.
Tuition discounts are available for employees of all campuses within the UA system
Employee Assistance Program
Benefits-eligible employees and immediate families can receive support from EAP
UAMS Health Now
Digital Health Assess
You are enrolled automatically in business travel assistance coverage at no cost to you
Click here for location of Mamava Lactation Pods and other available areas on campus.
UAMS Flexible Plans – premium conversion and flexible savings account plans
UAS/UAMS Flexible Spending Accounts
Visit the UA System website for FSAs
Flexible Spending Account
Visit the UAMS site for Health and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account details
How FSAs Work
Click here for a presentation on how Flexible Spending Accounts work.
Workers’ Compensation is a benefit for employee’s who sustain an on-the-job injury, incident or exposure. Read more about it here.
Workers’ Compensation: What a Supervisor Needs to Know
What should I do when my employee is injured on the job and need medical treatment?
Workers’ Compensation: What an Employee Needs to Know
I injured myself on the job, what should I do?