A new Wellness Program is being offered and administered through Interactive Health (IHS). Click here to watch a video explaining more details about the program
By now you’ve heard that employee health plan benefits will change effective January 1, 2013, but you may not be aware of how those changes affect you. We want to make sure you have a full understanding of the changes taking place and hope the links below will help you make the right decision for you and your family as we move into the new health benefit plans.
Beginning the week of August 16, a full-length video will begin production that will present illustrative real-life scenarios of what affects the different options may have. The video will be webstreamed on this page (see the video trailer below). After reviewing the documents provided, if you have any questions, please send them to:firstname.lastname@example.org.
Flexible Spending Account (FSA) Debit Card - For those of you who have an FSA, this card, which you should have received by now, will allow you to pay for qualified expenses not paid by health plan at the time they are incurred, eliminating the need to file a claim. However, you still have the option of submitting your receipts to file a claim instead of using the debit card.
Healthcare 101 Terms and Definitions - Basic terms and definitions to help you become more familiar with the language of healthcare plans.
PPO Healthcare Plans Brochure - This brochure explains the new PPO healthcare plan and how PPO plans work.
HRA Healthcare Plan Brochure - This brochure explains the HRA (Healthcare Reimbursement Arrangement) option.
PPO Benefits for Medicare Enrolled Retirees and HRA Plan for Medicare Enrolled Retirees
Healthcare Plan Comparison Chart - What's changing? This is a helpful chart that shows the differences between the current PPO and EPO plans and the new PPO and HRA plans.
Jack and Jill Examples - Here are examples of health situations that could incur and the role your benefit plan would play in each situation.
Benefit Frequently Asked Questions - Chances are this flyer of frequently asked questions and answers, along with the video that you will see on this page soon, will answer any questions you have about the new healthcare benefit plans. Also, department benefits presentations will begin in September. Your department head will notify you of a date and time to attend.
2013 Benefits Open Enrollment Schedule - All full-time city employees should view the open enrollment schedule and plan to attend one of the mandatory meetings scheduled for your department. Note there are two makeup meetings planned for anyone who misses the specifically scheduled meetings. Here are answers to questions that have been frequently asked.
Health Benefits Booklet - This booklet will help guide you through the open enrollment process and choose the best options for you and your family.