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  • Annual Enrollment FY2021-22

    Be Well

    April 26 - May 14

    We are here to help. If you have any questions, please Email or call us at (520) 724-8464.
    Annual Enrollment is the only time that you may make changes to your benefits without a qualifying family status event. In addition, you can: 
    • Certify your tobacco-free status
    • Update or designate a beneficiary
    • Update your personal contact information


    BeWell Annual Enrollment Information

    Visit the Employee Self-Service (ESS) Portal to get started (Opens April 26, 2021). View the Completing Spring Annual Enrollment Instructions for assistance if needed.

    Annual Enrollment Presentation

    PresentationPlease click on the links to view a video recording for each of the Annual Enrollment topics below. If you are having trouble viewing the presentation, try using the Microsoft Edge browser or the Google Chrome browser.
    1. Introduction
    2. Annual Enrollment updates
    3. Healthy Lifestyle Premium Discounts
    4. Additional Benefits
    Attend an upcoming BeWell Annual Enrollment webinar by registering on the Learning Management System. Please read Enrolling Yourself in a Classroom Course for assistance with the registration process.

    Documents and Resources

    Docs and Resources

    Updating Beneficiaries

    BeneficiariesIt is important to elect a beneficiary and make sure your beneficiaries are up to date on all your Pima County benefits. Update information by login in the Employee Self Service (ESS) Portal.

    It eliminates confusion and it saves time.
    By having a current beneficiary on all your accounts, you leave not doubt as to what you wish to be done with your hard-earned money or insurance proceeds. In the event of your death and you have not named a beneficiary, this will delay the transfer of funds. If there are final expense to be taken care of, the impact could be significant.

    It helps ensure the financial wellness of your loved ones.
    This is particularly important when it comes to life insurance, where the main purpose is to provide money to help Please keep in mind that the life insurance company will not pay to a beneficiary before they reach the age of 18. Any amount payable to a minor will be paid to the minor's legal guardian. Consider establishing a trust or making specific arrangements for minor beneficiaries.

    It covers funeral expenses or to replace income.

    Updating Beneficiaries:


    Medical, Pharmacy, Discounts, and Savings Accounts

    Medical and Pharmacy

    Medical and RxPima County offers employees a High Deductible Health Plan (HDHP) with or without a Health Savings Account (HSA). The medical benefits are administered by Aetna and the pharmacy benefits are administered by CVS/caremark.

    Visit the Medical and Pharmacy webpage to learn more. 

    Aetna Resources:

    CVS/Caremark Resources:

    2021-22 Bi-Weekly Premiums

    MEDICAL - HIGH DEDUCTIBLE HEALTH PLAN (HDHP)

    (Administered by Aetna) Premiums do not reflect Healthy Lifestyle Premium Discounts (HLPDs)

    Level of Coverage

    Bi-Weekly

    Monthly

     

    Employee

    County*

    Monthly

    COBRA**

    Employee Only

    $42.38

    $159.33

    $437.03

    $445.77

    Employee + Spouse

    55.86

    405.69

    1000.01

    1020.01

    Employee + Child(ren)

    54.65

    394.12

    972.32

    991.77

    Employee + Family

    75.40

    581.52

    1,423.31

    1,451.78

    *Pima County will pay Health Savings Account (HSA) administrative fees as well as make bi-weekly HSA deposits for employees enrolled in the HDHP with HSA. Employee Only $38.46; Employee plus Dependent(s) $76.92.

     ** All COBRA premiums include a 2% administrative fee

    Aetna & CVS/caremark Contact Information

    Aetna Contact Information
    Plan:
    Aetna Choice POS II (Open Access)
    Group Number: 863646
    Member ID: Use 000 followed by your EIN (example: 000123456)
    Customer Service: (800) 784-3989
    Informed Health Line: (800) 556-1555
    Website: Aetna
    Teladoc Phone: (855) 835-2362
    Teladoc Website: Teladoc

    CVS/carmark Contact Information:
    Group Number: RX1955
    Member ID: Use 000 followed by your EIN (example: 000123456)
    Customer Service: (888) 202-1654
    Specialty Pharmacy: (800) 237-2767
    Website: CVS

    Healthy Lifestyle Premium Discounts

    wellnessCertain health choices may save money on your insurance premiums. By taking simple steps like being tobacco-free, completing the on-line health assessment, completing a preventive exam, or participating in other healthy lifestyle activities you’re making meaningful strides toward improved health.



    Discount #1: Be Tobacco Free

    WellnessTo be eligible for Discount #1 you need to certify your tobacco free status during Annual Enrollment. Discounts will be awarded July 1st - June 30th.

    Tobacco free is defined as being tobacco free for at least the past three months. Tobacco use includes cigars, cigarettes, chewing tobacco, pipe tobacco, electronic cigarettes or any other tobacco product. You will be asked to certify your tobacco free status once per year during annual enrollment.

  • Tobacco Cessation Support
  • HLPD#1 Tobacco Free FAQs

  • Discount #2: Healthy Lifestyle Activity Points

    wellnessTo be eligible for Discount #2, you need to earn at least 50 points by participating in a variety of wellness programs, preventive exams/screenings, and/or wellness events throughout the year.

    There are three levels of points in which you can earn your Discount #2. Each category is worth $5 off your bi-weekly medical premiums for a total value of up to $15 per pay period.
    • Level 1 - 50 points: $5 total per pay period
    • Level 2 - 100 points: $10 total per period
    • Level 3 - 150+ points: $15 total per pay period

    To earn points toward this discount, please see the menu of wellness program options available for you to participate in throughout the year, by visiting the Discount #2: Healthy Lifestyle Activity Points webpage.

    Health Savings Account (HSA)

    HSAHealth Savings Account (HSA) is available to employees that enroll in the High Deductible Health Plan w/HSA.  An HSA is a tax favored saving account. Employers and Employees may deposit funds into the account with a combined maximum that is regulated by the Internal Revenue Service.

    Learn more about HSA eligibility and IRS requirements by visiting the HSA webpage.

    Additional Information:

    Contact Information:

    Phone: (800) 357-6246
    Address: P.O. Box 939, Sheboygan, WI 53082-0939
    Website: HSA Bank

    Flexible Spending Account (FSA)

    FSAFlexible Spending Accounts allow the employee to deposit money in an account(s) on a pre-tax basis. The funds which are set aside are used by the employee for reimbursement of eligible out-of-pocket costs incurred in the areas of health (medical, dental and/or vision), dependent care and/or parking.

    NEW - Updates based upon the COVID-19 Relief Bill:
    • Employees may make prospective changes in their annual election amounts for health care and dependent care FSAs for plan year 2021 without requiring a qualifying change in event status.
    • Employees with either a health care or dependent care FSA in 2020 may submit incurred claims for unused funds until December 31, 2021.
    • Employees may carryover up to $550 of unused funds regardless if they reenroll for dependent care FSA from plan year 2020 to plan year 2021.
    • The age limit for eligible dependents for daycare purposes increased from 12 years to 13 years.
    • Dependent care maximum for 2021 has increased from $5,000 to $10,500.
    Visit the FSA webpage to learn more about the different types of FSAs available to you.

    Contact Information:

    Phone: (800) 659-3035
    Address: P.O. Box 6044, Columbia MO 65205-6044
    Website: ASI


    Dental and Vision

    Dental

    dentalPima County offers two options for vision plans.

    Delta Dental of Arizona – Pima County Dental: Offering a large network of dental service providers at a discounted rate.

    United Concordia Dental / Solstice – DHMO: Offers a copayment benefit with no deductible or limits utilizing a list of contracted dental providers.

    Visit the Dental webpage for more information.

    Dental Comparison Chart

    Delta Dental of Arizona - Pima County Dental

    Offering a large network of dental service providers at a discounted rate. Visit the Pima County Delta Dental of Arizona webpage to learn more.

    Additional Resources:

    2021-22 Bi-Weekly Premiums

    PIMA COUNTY SELF-FUNDED DENTAL PLAN (PPO)

    (Administered by Delta Dental of Arizona)

    Level of Coverage

    Bi-Weekly

    Monthly

     

    Employee

    County

    Monthly

    COBRA**

    Employee Only

    8.92

    8.92

    38.63

    $39.40

    Employee + Spouse

    15.44

    15.44

    66.88

    68.22

    Employee + Child(ren)

    14.53

    14.53

    62.94

    64.20

    Employee + Family

    21.02

    21.02

    91.08

    92.90

    ** All COBRA premiums include a 2% administrative fee.

    Contact Information

    Group Number: 32401
    Address: P.O. Box 43000, Phoenix AZ 85080-3000
    Customer Service: (800) 352-6132
    Website: Delta Dental of Arizona - Pima County

    United Concordia Dental/Solstice - DHMO (Plan 550B)

    Offers a copayment benefit with no deductible or limits utilizing a list of contracted dental providers. 

    Additional Resources:

    2021-22 Bi-Weekly Premiums

    SOLSTICE DENTAL (DHMO)

    Level of Coverage

    Bi-Weekly

    Monthly

     

    Employee

    County

    Monthly

    COBRA**

    Employee Only

    1.84

    1.84

    7.95

    8.11

    Employee + Spouse

    3.89

    3.89

    16.86

    17.20

    Employee + Child(ren)

    5.40

    5.40

    23.39

    23.86

    Employee + Family

    5.84

    5.84

    25.30

    25.81

    ** All COBRA premiums include a 2% administrative fee.

    Contact Information

    Group Number: 922950-000
    Customer Service: (877) 760-2247
    Member Portal: Member Portal
    Website: Solstice (To find a provider, select Plan 550B)
    Email: Contact Us

    Vision

    visionVision Care is an optional plan offered by Davis Vision that provides a comprehensive vision coverage.  The employee pays the full cost.

    Visit the Vision Insurance Coveragewebpage to view the information.
    Additional Information:

    Contact Information:
    Group Number: 505290
    Address: 175 E. Houston Street, San Antonio TX 78205
    Customer Service: (800) 999-5431
    Website: Davis Vision

    Bi-Weekly Rates:

    DAVIS VISION

    Level of Coverage

    Bi-Weekly

    Monthly

     

    Employee

    County

    Monthly

    COBRA**

    Employee Only

    2.81

    0.00

    6.07

    6.19

    Employee + Spouse

    4.46

    0.00

    9.66

    9.85

    Employee + Child(ren)

    5.36

    0.00

    11.60

    11.83

    Employee + Family

    5.97

    0.00

    12.92

    13.18

    ** All COBRA premiums include a 2% administrative fee.


    Additional Benefits

    Life Insurance

    Life InsurancePima County's life insurance is provided through Minnesota Life, an affiliate of Securian Financial and includes:
    • Basic Life and AD&D
    • Supplemental Life
    • Spouse Life
    • Child(ren) Life
    • Voluntary AD&D
    To learn more, visit the Life Insurance webpage.

    To apply for life insurance, make your elections in the Employee Self-Service (ESS) portal.

    If an EOI is required, you will be notified by email from Securian Financial with further instructions to complete the application process.

    Additional Information:

     

    Contact Information:
    Customer Service: (866) 365-2374
    Address: 400 Robert Street, North Saint Paul, MN 55101-2098
    Website: Securian Financial

    AFLAC

    AFLACAFLAC benefits are available to Pima County Employees for Accident, Cancer, Hospital Confinement, and Short Term Disability. These supplemental benefits are 100% Employee funded.

    Visit the Voluntary Benefits webpage to view the information.

    If you have specific questions, need help with existing policies, or would like to enroll, please schedule an individual appointment with an agent at www.aflac.com/schedule/pimacounty

    Additional Resources
    This year the county is making available a critical illness rider, an attachment that can be added to an Accident or Hospital policy. Aflac has added a NEW tier to this existing plan to include benefits for a hospital confinement on the following: Human Coronavirus, Bird flu/H5N1, Influenza, Pneumonia and Ebola

    Tier 1 and Tier 2 cover numerous critical events such as Heart Attack, Stroke, Type 1 Diabetes, Advanced Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease, Systemic lupus and many more.

    Although newly updated, this plan has never been offered to Pima County employees in the past.

    Visit the Pima County AFLAC webpage to learn more.

    Contact Information:
    Representative: Sandra Sarff
    Office Phone: (520) 825-2254
    Address: 7090 N. Oracle Road Suite 179, Tucson AZ 85704
    Email: Sandra Sarff
    Website: AFLAC

    Legal and Financial Planning Services

    LegalLegal and Financial Planning Services is optional and provides paid-in-full legal and financial planning services for the employee by an outside carrier, UltimateAdvisor®, administered by ARAG® Group. The employee pays the full cost.

    Bi-Weekly Rates:
    • Employee Only: $7.34
    • Employee + Family: $9.68
    Six New or Enhanced Benefits:
    • Contested divorce: Up to 20-hours
    • Domestic Partnership Agreement
    • Funeral Directive
    • Gender Identifier Change
    • Hospital Visitation Authorization
    • Postnuptial Agreement
    Additional Resources
    Contact Information:
    Phone: (800) 819-6010
    Member Phone: (800) 247-4184
    Address: 500 Grand Ave, Des Moines IA 50309
    Website: ARAG Access Code: 10225pc

    Deferred Compensation

    Deferred CompensationThe Pima County Deferred Compensation Plan is offered by Nationwide under the Arizona State Retirement Systems (ASRS) Supplemental Salary Deferral Plan (SSDP). This plan allows you to contribute a portion of your salary to supplement retirement savings on a pre-tax basis.

    Section 457 Deferred compensation plans are designed to help you supplement your retirement income. The County does not match funds or make any contributions. Please visit Deferred Compensation for further information.

    Additional Resources:

    If you would like to meet VIRTUALLY with our local Deferred Compensation Representative, you may schedule your appointment online.
    Contact Information:

    Representative: Klark Krauter
    Phone: (520) 262-0348
    Fax: (602) 650-1278
    Email: Klark Krauter

    Service Center Phone: (888) 401-5272
    National Contact: (877) 677- 3678
    Email: Nationwide Service
    Website: Deferred Compensation

    Employee Loan Program

    Employee LoanKashable offers low cost loans via online application with instant decision and funds deposited directly to your bank account within three business days from approval.

    These personal loans can be used for any purpose, and are great resource for those looking to tackle high-interest debt or unexpected expenses during financial hardships.
    • Loan amounts up to $10,000
    • Interest rates starting as low as 6% APR*
    • 6 to 24 month repayment terms
    • Repayment through payroll deduction

    *To qualify for the lowest rate, applicant must have a responsible credit history.

    Learn more by visiting the Kashable Loan Program webpage.

    Additional Information:
    Contact Information:

    Phone: (646) 663-4353
    Email: Customer Service
    Registration Link: Kashable Registration
    Website: Kashable

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