Employee BenefitsThe following is the most current information in regards to your benefits information. Please feel free to contact Connie Jensen in the Benefits office with questions.
Contact Information:Connie Jensen, Benefits Specialist l 1-320-231-8518 l email@example.com
Additional Health Insurance Contact InformationJustin Kroeger, Flexible Benefits Consultant e l 1-320-864-3525 l firstname.lastname@example.orgDoug Deragisch, SWWC Cooperative l 1-507-537-2295 l email@example.comBlue Cross Blue Shield Customer Service 1-888-878-0136Liz Fischer, Director of Human Resources l 1-320-231-8520 l firstname.lastname@example.org
How to Enroll:The District utilizes EaseCentral to enroll all staff in their benefit selections. Staff will use the same system to conduct all changes and open enrollment selections annually. Visit this site for online enrollment: willmar.easecentral.com.2019-2020 Health Insurance InformationThe Following is the PowerPoint Presentation that was given at the Open Enrollment meetings in buildings:Please refer to your associated group data below for specific information on your group's district contribution as well as prorated benefits if you are not a full time employee.
- 2019-2020 Rates and Contributions-Teacher
- 2019-2020 Rates and Contributions-Youth Coordinators
- 2019-2020 Rates and Contributions-Special Ed Paras
- 2019-2020 Rates and Contributions-Confidential
- 2019-2020 Rates and Contributions-Library General Paras
- 2019-2020 Rates and Contributions-Secretaries
- 2019-2020 Rates and Contributions-Food Service
- 2019-2020 Rates and Contributions-Custodians
- 2019-2020 Rates and Contributions-Administration
- 2019-2020 Rates and Contributions-Food Service Director
- 2019-2020 Rates and Contributions-CE Coordinator
- 2019-2020 Rates and Contributions-Misc Employees
- 2019-2020 Rates and Contributions-Liaisons and Bilingual Paras
Summary of Benefits and Coverage
Things to Consider...2018-2019 Health Insurance InformationThe following is the PowerPoint Presentation that was given at the Open Enrollment meetings in buildings:2018 Open Enrollment Power PointPlease refer to your associated group data below for specific information on your group's district contribution as well as prorated benefits if you are not a full time employee.
Omada® is a digital lifestyle change program that inspires healthy habits you can live with long term. It combines the science of behavior change with unwavering personal support, so you can make changes that actually stick. It’s an approach shown to reduce risk factors for type 2 diabetes and heart disease.
Find out if you’re eligible by taking a 1-minute risk screener at omadahealth.com/mhc
- A professional health coach to keep you on track
- A wireless scale to monitor your progress
- An interactive program that adapts to you
- Weekly online lessons to educate and inspire
- A small group of participants for real-time support
Take a 1-minute risk screener to see if you’re eligible at omadahealth.com/mhc, and keep an eye on your inbox for emails regarding Omada in the next few weeks.
The first thing to know about Omada® is that it’s a lifestyle change program, not a diet. There will be no set meal plans, calorie counting, or extreme workouts. Instead, you’ll make gradual changes to the way you eat, move, sleep, and manage stress—4 lifestyle behaviors that have a direct impact on your weight and health.
If you or your adult family members are at risk, MHC will cover the cost of the program—a $650 value.
Check out the quotes below to see what surprised participants about the program, then see if you’re eligible by visiting omadahealth.com/mhc
- You don’t have to give up any foods
“Going in, I had my mind set that I would NOT give up eggs, meat or my real butter. I have not given up any of those things, and I still lost the 7% goal from my weight.” - Linda, 65
- You’ll have a team supporting you.
“You aren't in it alone. You will have a lifestyle change coach as well as a whole team of others who have similar struggles.” - Nancy, 63
- You’ll learn thewhy, not just thewhat.
“Omada transforms your unhealthy habits through education and guidance so that you can make better choices for the rest of your life.”- Adam, 23
- No calories to count.
“Omada considers the whole of a person’s life, not just simply calories in / calories out. Hallelujah! Food tracking focuses on what I eat and portion sizes, with an emphasis on seeking out whole foods.” - Lana, 55
- Omada fits into your life easily.
“I love that this program is online. You can get to know people but at the same time keep your privacy. You can check in from anywhere. This program is the perfect mix.” - Donna, 56
See for yourself by visiting omadahealth.com/mhc
We are delighted to introduce you to SmartShopper, Minnesota Healthcare Consortium’s new health care shopping and savings program, and we encourage you to register for SmartShopper as soon as possible. Why? Because SmartShopper is going to help you earn cash and save money when you and your family use your medical benefits.
Here’s how SmartShopper works:
- Your doctor recommends a medical procedure or screening.
- You call the SmartShopper Personal Assistant Team or shop online at https://bcbsmn.vitalssmartshopper.com/home
- Have the procedure at one of the highlighted SmartShopper facilities
- Earn cash and save money on your out-of-pocket costs for the procedure
There are more than 50 procedures you can earn cash for with SmartShopper, including CT Scans and MRIs, screenings such as mammograms and even surgeries, including knee surgeries. And the cash rewards you can earn can vary from $50 to $500, depending on the procedure and where you have it.
Get started now by calling a SmartShopper Personal Assistant at 866-285-7452 or https://bcbsmn.vitalssmartshopper.com/homeTo Register for ClearCost Health:To use ClearCost Health:
Legal, Travel, Beneficiary Services
Health Savings Account
Flexible Spending Account Information
Please note that a major change took place within the IRS. Outside insurance premiums can no longer be flexed.
How do we compare to previous years?Are you interested in previous year's data? Feel free to refer to the information below for old information to compare rates, contributions, and benefit sets.
2017-2018VEBA 830 (1200/2400)
VEBA 823 (2600/5200)
- Single = $596.00
- Single +1 = $1,251.00
- Family = $1,907.50
- Single = $446.50
- Single +1 = $938.00
- Family = $1,429.00
CDHP 860 (3250/6500)**VEBA or H.S.A.**
Minimum Value Plan (6350/12700)
- Single = $459.50
- Single +1 = $965.50
- Family = $1,470.50
Please note that the School District's contribution information can be found in the Master Agreement for your group or on your letters of assignment.SummariesVEBA 830 (1200/2400)
- Single = $366.00
- Single +1 = $769.00
- Family = $1,170.50
VEBA 823 (2600/5200)
- Single = $552.50
- Two (2) Party = $1,159.50
- Family = $1,768.00
- Single = $414.00
- Two (2) Party = $869.50
- Family = $1,324.50
CDHP 860 (3250/6250)**VEBA or H.S.A.**
Minimum Value Plan (6350/12700)
- Single = $426.00
- Two (2) Party = $895.00
- Family = $1,363.00
Please note that the School District's contribution information can be found in the Master Agreement for your group or on your letters of assignment.
- Single = $339.00
- Two (2) Party = $712.50
- Family = $1,085.00