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Healthcare Network Update, September 2, 2022

A change regarding your Stanford Health healthcare network provider

Anthem Blue Cross of California and Stanford Health have been engaged in negotiations to renew the terms of their contract. The parties have not reached a new agreement, which means that the contract expired on September 1, 2022, at 12:00 a.m. Both Anthem and Stanford Health will continue to negotiate in good faith in an effort to reach an agreement.

Providers Affected Effective September 1, 2022


  • Stanford Medical Center
  • Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital

 Medical Groups

  • University Healthcare Alliance Medical Group
  • Lucile Packard Medical Group
  • Stanford Healthcare Medical Group

Medical Groups (HMO only)

  • Affinity Medical Group-Bay Valley Region
  • Affinity Medical Group-Rossmoor Region
  • Affinity Medical Group-Alameda Region
  • Affinity Medical Group-Eden/San Leandro Region
  • Affinity Medical Group-West County Region
  • Affinity Medical Group-South Bay

Plan Types Affected

  • All Plans for Hospitals and Medical Groups
  • HMOs only for Affinity Medical Groups

Who to Contact

For additional information regarding this change and how it might affect you, contact the member services number indicated on your health plan ID card.

Transition/Continuity of Care

If you are currently receiving care from a Stanford Health provider, you may request continuity of care (COC) through Anthem Blue Cross of California. If COC is approved, you will continue to receive care at the preferred (in-network) benefit level. If the above circumstances apply to you, please call the Member Services number on the back of your ID card for more information.

In the Moment Support for USF Adjunct Faculty and Part Time Staff

It’s not always easy to maintain a sense of balance in these challenging times, while meeting the demands of your job and your life outside of work. You may be dealing with stress, anxiety, conflict and sadness that everyone experiences from time to time as part of daily life.

USF adjunct faculty and part time staff can call USF vendor, Concern, to speak with a clinical manager. Please call 1-800-344-4222 or click here for more details.

The University of San Francisco offers a competitive and comprehensive benefits package for eligible faculty, staff, and their families through its 25+ benefits and wellness programs.

Contact the Benefits team at either benefits@usfca.edu or at (415) 422-2442.

What do we offer?

   *for USFFA members only
  **for non-benefited USF employees working in San Francisco
***reimbursements, lactation rooms, employee discounts, etc.

Benefits Resources 

New Employees

  1. Carefully review the plan information in the 2022 Benefits Guide
  2. Attend a benefits orientation
  3. Enroll for your benefits in USFWorks
  4. Visit the enrollment information web page for detailed instructions and critical dates

Current Employees

  1. Review your benefits elections anytime in USFWorks
  2. Modify your benefits annually during open enrollment
  3. Modify your benefits if you experience a qualifying life event
  4. Visit the enrollment information web page for detailed instructions and critical dates