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Human Resources

Health care, dental and employee assistance programs

The Commonwealth of Virginia provides options for health benefits coverage for eligible VCU employees and their eligible family members (see 2021 Benefits-at-a-glance). Participants choose plans based on coverage needs and geographical location. Salaried faculty members, Classified staff, and University and Academic Professionals who work:

Need verification of your health benefits coverage through VCU? For COVA Care and COVA High Deductible particpants, register for an account on the Anthem COVA pageFor COVA HealthAware particpants, register for an account on the Aetna COVA HealthAware page.  You will need your state employee ID number when you first register to access, both the COVA Care and COVA HealthAware account. It is not your Banner V-ID number. Your state employee ID number is the 7-digit number listed on your health plan card. 

The State and Local Health Benefits Programs of the Department of Human Resource Management (the "Health Plan"), sponsored by the Commonwealth of Virginia (the “Commonwealth”) complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. The Plan does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. See the full Health Plan non-discrimination notice. For assistance accessing this notice, please contact VCU Human Resources.

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