Capital Blue Cross (CBC):

As an employee of Lancaster General Health, you enjoy multiple benefits, in addition to your basic insurances and government mandated benefits. See below for summaries of some of these additional benefits:

Tuition Assistance Program – Eligibility: 0.5 FTE and 6 months of service*

Lancaster General Health/Penn Medicine offers tuition programs to enhance the advancement of its employees and their professional careers. Tuition assistance is available for regular employees hired to work 20 hours or more a week (0.5 FTE). In order to qualify for tuition assistance, you must complete the following:

  • Six months of service, working 20 hours or more per week.
  • Earn a grade of C or better for undergraduate courses.
  • Earn a grade of B or better for graduate level courses.
  • Continue to work 20 hours or more per week during the course and for a full year after the completion of the course.

Eligible employees can have up to 100% of tuition expenses paid (excluding taxes, books, fees, etc. and less any grants or scholarships) if they attend the Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences (PA College) for undergraduate and graduate-level programs.*

For questions about the tuition assistance program please email:

LG Health will reimburse up to $4,500 per calendar year for undergraduate courses and up to $4,800 per calendar year for graduate level courses taken at other accredited colleges or universities. Note: Degree programs that are offered at PA College will not be eligible for reimbursement from any other accredited college or university.

Employees attending institutions other than the Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences are required to complete a Tuition Assistance pre-approval and application eform prior to the start of any course(s) for which they may be requesting reimbursement.

  • Note: Within 60 (sixty) days of course completion, the employee must submit a copy of final grade report and the billing statement for the applicable course(s) through the Tuition Assistance eForm.

For employees who are utilizing tuition assistance at Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences, please note that there is a tuition deferment option available to you. PA College offers a tuition deferment that will allow you to postpone or defer payment of your tuition each semester until the conclusion of that semester. To complete the tuition deferment form, please log into the My PA College Portal, and then navigate to: Student Service Center > Billing > Tuition Assistance – LG Health/Penn Medicine Employees.

For questions about the tuition assistance program please email:

*Employees in a magnet cost center in a BSN program at PA College are eligible for tuition assistance for courses which start after their date of hire. A paper pre-approval application is required to be completed. Please email the tuition assistance team to obtain this form.

Quick Link:
Tuition Assistance Pre-Approval and Application eForm (Only accessible from a work computer)
Explore Academic Programs at PA College
Tuition Out-of-Pocket Calculator

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