Active Employee Benefits

2022 Benefits Information 

 

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Benefits Guides

2022 Benefits Guide (PDF)

2022 Temporary Employee Benefits Guide (PDF)

Summary of Benefits Documents

2022 PPO Summary of Benefits and Coverage (PDF)

2022 HMO Summary of Benefits and Coverage (PDF)

2022 CDHP w/HSA Summary of Benefits and Coverage (PDF)

Prescription Drug Information

2022 Basic Drug List (PDF)

2022 CDHP w/HSA Preventive Drug List (PDF)

2022 ACA Preventive Drug List (PDF)

2022 ACA Contraceptive Drug List (PDF)

2022 OTC COVID Pharmacy Network Directory (PDF)

Plan Documents

2022 PPO Plan Document (PDF)

2022 HMO Plan Document (PDF)

2022 CDHP Plan Document (PDF)

Austin area In-Network Pharmacies for Flu Shots (PDF)

Tobacco Cessation 101 

Click here for the instructions on how to complete the new Tobacco Cessation 101 Program, hosted by our EAP vendor ComPsych.  Employees and spouses who use tobacco can avoid the $12.50 per pay period tobacco premium if they complete the online webinar or a 1:1 telephonic coaching session.

Vision

To find a Vision provider or to learn more about the plan, visit avesis.com. You can also call 866-563-3589.

Dental

BlueCare Dental PPO provides you the option of seeking services from in-network and out-of-network dentists. Selecting a dentist from the BlueCare Dental PPO network will offer you the greatest savings. When contacting a dentist, ask whether the dentist is contracted in the BlueCare Dental PPO network. To find a dentist, view claims activity, or for more information visit bcbstx.com/coa or call BlueCare Dental at 888-907-7880. For covered services and exclusions, refer to the BlueCare Dental PPO Plan Document (PDF) or call BlueCare Dental PPO.

Life Insurance

For a full description of coverage refer to the Employee Benefits Guide.  To calculate your cost of Supplemental Life use this convenient online worksheet.

Life Insurance Certificate (PDF)

Disability - Short Term and Long Term Disability

For a description of Short and Long Term Disability coverage, refer to the Employee Benefits Guide or at Short Term Disability (PDF) or Long Term Disability (PDF).  For a more detailed description of disability coverage, refer to Short Term Disability Certificate (PDF) or Long Term Disability Certificate (PDF)

  • To calculate your cost for Long Term Disability, use this convenient online calculator Long term worksheet

Flexible Spending Arrangement - FSA

Set aside money from your paycheck (on a pretax basis) to pay for eligible Health Care FSA and Dependent Care (child care) FSA expenses. The more you contribute, the lower your taxable income. 

To authorize having your FSA information discussed or released to another person, a HIPAA Release Form must be completed. Access the HIPAA FSA form (PDF).

FSA Eligible Expenses (PDF)

ARAG Group Legal Plan

Employees can visit ARAG Legal Center and enter access code 17886coa to learn more about the plan and research legal topics.  Employees can also call 800-247-4184 to speak with an ARAG Customer Care Specialist, or visit araglegalcenter.com.

PerksConnect COA Employee Discounts

City of Austin PerksConnect is a comprehensive program designed to save money on many of your everyday purchases. You will have access to thousands of brand name items available through our discount merchandise service.

Visit PerksConnect at austintx.perksconnection.com for more information. 

ComPsych Employee Assistance Program 

ComPsych Employee Assistance Program provides access to counseling, legal and financial services in addition to Work/Life support. 

Employee Assistance Flyer (PDF)

Call 866-586-1456 or visit the ComPsych GuidanceResources website using the instructions below to register your account. 

1. Click the Register tab.

2. Enter austintexas.gov as your Organization Web ID and click the Register button.

3. Enter a user name and password.

4. Confirm security questions.

5. Click the Submit button.

Affordable Small Dollar Loans

City employees will have access to apply for small dollar loans through the Community Loan Center of Austin (CLC) ranging from $400 - $1,000. You must be employed with the City a minimum of 90 days to be eligible. Payments can be deducted from your paycheck or set up through automatic draft. For additional Customer Service assistance call 956-356-6600 or 214-688-7456.

Apply online at clcofaustin.org

Additional Benefits

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