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The University of Tennessee Space Institute

UTSI Human Resources

Frequently Used Tools:

Insurance Coverage/Providers

2017 Insurance Coverage
2017 Eligibility and Enrollment Guide
ALEX® — Your Personal Benefits Expert is Here
Insurance Publications (i.e. 2017 Provider Directories)
Partners for Health Program - AE2017
2017 Health Benefit Comparison
2017 Premiums
2017 Partnership Promise Requirements
Dependent Eligibility Documents
Health Savings Account
Flexible Benefits Plan - access account

Partners for Health Wellness Program
toll free 1-888-741-3390
Quick Reference Guide

2017 Partnership Promise requirements

Online Well-Being Account - Click here to create or sign in to your online well-being account and complete your Well-Being Assessment (WBA).  Deadline for the WBA is March 15, 2017.  Once your WBA results are ready, view your report and set up your Well-Being Plan.

Biometric Screening - Click here for instructions on how to complete a biometric screening. In 2017, a biometric screening is required of all members enrolled in the Partnership Promise PPO and Promise HealthSavings CDHP (EMPLOYEES AND COVERED SPOUSES). Deadline is July 15, 2017.

•Actively participate in disease management or case management coaching if you are called

•Update your contact information with your employer; or, if a covered spouse, keep your contact information current with Healthways

State of Tennessee Benefits Administration Website

Edison - Insurance Change/Enrollment Portal

UT Insurance

Summary of Benefits and Coverage


  • Caremark - Click here for info regarding preferred drug lists, network pharmacies, etc.
  • Pharmacy Call Center open 24/7 – 1-877-522-TNRX (8679).  Please call regarding questions about pharmacy benefits or to request ID cards.


Long Term Disability insurance protects you, your family and assets by paying a percentage of your monthly income should you become disabled as a result of an accident or illness. 
Click here to see brochures, enrollment forms, and premium information.


Employees can apply at any time by completing an enrollment form and medical questionnaire online at MedAmerica's web site or by calling MedAmerica's customer service staff (1-866-615-5824). They will answer your questions and provide assistance with enrollment. 

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Retirement Insurance

If you qualify under the State of Tennessee's Insurance Committee rules, you may continue insurance coverage for yourself and your dependents into retirement. 

Workers Compensation

If you are an employee of the University of Tennessee Space Institute, and have an accidental injury while you are working at your job, then you may be covered by the Workers' Compensation Program of the State of Tennessee.

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Contact Us

By mail:
Human Resources,
    Equity & Diversity
Univ. of TN Space Institute
411 B.H. Goethert Parkway
Tullahoma, TN 37388

Ph: (931) 393-7226
Toll Free 1-888-822-8874
ext. 37226
Fax: (931) 393-7268

Staff Contacts

Patricia Burks-Jelks,
Human Resources Director,
Equity & Diversity Officer
(931) 393-7226

Pam Ledford, Benefits
(931) 393-7504

Courtney Maricle-Frazier, Payroll
Ph: (931) 393-7267

More Staff Information

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