November 14, 2019

ALL ACADEMICS and STAFF AT UC SAN DIEGO (including UC San Diego Health)

SUBJECT:    Time to Choose: Open Enrollment is Here

When you feel better, everything is better. Now through November 26,
you have an opportunity to select or change your health care provider
during Open Enrollment. This is a big choice that determines who you see
for everyday health needs or perhaps specialists for more serious needs.
As you review plans, consider what each plan offers based on your age,
overall health and the needs of your family.

And consider UC San Diego Health, where the goal is to help employees
and their families, from newborns to seniors, live their better lives.
When you choose UC San Diego Health, youíll have access to high-quality
care thatís available when and where you need it most.

UC San Diego Health has dramatically expanded its network of primary
care, urgent care and express care locations to the neighborhoods where
employees live and work, from Vista and Encinitas to Eastlake. UC San
Diego Health physicians and staff care for everyday hurts like sprains,
cuts and burns as well as complex, chronic conditions like high blood
pressure, asthma or diabetes. Primary care expertise includes pediatric,
women, internal, family medicine and senior care.

Unique among local health care providers, UC San Diego Health is a
nationally recognized academic medical center that offers teams of
world-class experts who have access to medical and surgical resources
not offered anywhere else. Many of the doctors at UC San Diego Health
are also researchers in the School of Medicine, Cardiovascular Institute
and Moores Cancer Center, where they are developing the newest
diagnostic criteria, therapies and treatments for the most challenging
patient conditions.

Whether you need a specialist or a primary care provider, UC San Diego
Health is making it easier to make appointments and reach your provider.
The MyUCSDHealth mobile application, supports online scheduling, video
visits, messaging with your doctor and prescription refill requests.

Visit to learn how you can
choose UC San Diego Health. More than 800 extraordinary primary care and
specialty physicians are available to choose from, based in convenient
locations. They are waiting to care for you. You can also call the
employee-only care navigation line at 619-543-2273 if you need help
finding a doctor.

To learn about all of your Open Enrollment options, including upcoming
benefits fairs, visit You
may also call the Health Human Resources Team at 619-543-3200 (Option 2)
or the main campus Benefits Team at (858) 534-2816.

Pradeep K. Khosla
UC San Diego

David A. Brenner
Vice Chancellor - Health Sciences

Patty Maysent
CEO - UC San Diego Health

Janet Kamerman
Chief Human Resource Officer
UC San Diego Health