Benefits Plans - health plans: Plan Summary - PPOs

Blue Cross Blue Shield Community Blue PPO

PPOs offer limited out-of-pocket expenses and access to healthcare providers throughout the U.S. Plan members can refer themselves to doctors of their choice, including specialists, inside and outside the network, however higher out-of-pocket costs are incurred for using out-of-network providers. Refer to the Health Plan Coverage Comparison Chart (PDF) for details.

The University of Michigan in its sole discretion may modify, amend, or terminate the benefits provided with respect to any individual receiving benefits, including active employees, retirees, and their dependents. Although the university has elected to provide these benefits this year, no individual has a vested right to any of the benefits provided. Nothing in these materials gives any individual the right to continued benefits beyond the time the university modifies, amends, or terminates the benefit. Anyone seeking or accepting any of the benefits provided will be deemed to have accepted the terms of the benefits programs and the university's right to modify, amend or terminate them.