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UTSI Human Resources

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Insurance Coverage/Providers


Partners for Health Wellness Program

Online Well-Being Account - Click here to create or sign in to your online well-being account and complete your Well-Being Assessment. Once your WBA results are ready, view your report and set up your Well-Being Plan.


ParTNers for Health Website -

      toll free 1-888-741-3390
        Quick Reference Guide

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 Changes Effective January 1, 2011

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, Payroll
Ph: (931) 393-7267

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