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Core Benefits

Health Advocate and Employee Assistance Program

The modern healthcare industry can be difficult and frustrating to navigate, especially when you have a problem. In an effort to assist its employees, Drexel partners with Health Advocate, a group of professionals trained to understand the ins and outs of the healthcare system. Whether you're having trouble figuring out a hospital bill, understanding your benefits, or finding a doctor, Health Advocate is available to you and your dependents by phone, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

The Employee Assistance Program and Work/Life Benefits are also handled through Health Advocate. They provide guidance and counseling for faculty, professional staff, and dependents dealing with personal or professional issues.

For more information about the program, read the Health Advocate member brochure [PDF] or the Health Advocate program core features [PDF].

For questions or assistance, call Health Advocate directly at 866-799-2728 or visit the Health Advocate website.

Basic Life Insurance and Personal Accident Insurance

Basic Life Insurance and Personal Accident Insurance are provided in amounts equal to two times your annual salary to a maximum benefit of $500,000, proof of insurability not required.

Long-Term Disability Coverage

This program provides long-term disability coverage that is equal to 60 percent of your monthly salary following completion of a 90-day elimination period. This program carries a monthly maximum benefit of $20,000. The premium for this benefit is shown both as earnings and as a post-tax deduction on your paycheck, enabling the benefits to be received as non-taxable income.

Business Travel Accident Insurance

In the event that you are injured during business travel, this benefit provides an amount equal to one times your annual salary and carries a minimum benefit of $100,000 and a maximum benefit of $500,000.