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Benefits: Insurance: Waiting Periods

Dental Plan
Group Insurance Effective Date
Medical Pre-existing Conditions

Group Insurance Effective Date

For benefit eligible employees hired on or after July 1, 2011, group insurance benefits will take effect on the first of the month following their start date. The deductible year coincides with ISU's fiscal year, which is from July 1 to June 30.

Medical Plans

There are no waiting periods in any of the State's employee medical plans.

For further details: State of Idaho Group Insurance Contracts


Dental Plan

For all new dental plan enrollees, there is a 12-month waiting period for major care (covered crowns, bridges, dentures) and orthodontia services. Please refer to the Blue Cross contract, State of Idaho Group Insurance Contracts for specific details. Your time enrolled in a prior dental plan cannot be credited against the waiting period in the state's dental plan.