Salt Lake County offers two networks (Intermountain Healthcare or non-Intermountain Healthcare) for medical insurance and two types of plans (Traditional PPO or High Deductible). The County also pays a significant portion of the premium for employees.
Your last day of EMI Dental coverage is Sunday, December 31, 2017.
Cigna Dental offers a national network and competitive discounts. Get the highest annual benefit and the lowest out-of-pocket cost by using a Cigna DPPO Advantage provider.
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Salt Lake County offers a pro-rated cash contribution into your HSA along with free or reduced insurance premiums. Within two payroll periods after enrollment, County will contribute up to $450 for single coverage and up to $900 for family coverage. In addition, you can earn up to an additional $206.25 Employee)/$412.50 (Employee +Spouse/Adult Designee) in contributions for participating in wellness activities such as a flu shot, your annual exam, and completing the Healthy Lifestyles PHA. Remember, in order to receive the additional wellness incentives, you must be a HealthyLifestyles participant.
Effective April 1, 2017 Optum will replace HealthEquity as your HSA provider. Contact 844-326-7967 to speak with Optum about your account.
Flexible Spending (FSA) allows you to pay for qualified medical, dental and vision expenses using pre-tax dollars. FSA plans come with precautions. You need to substantiate most of your expenses with an EOB, the "use-or-lose" provision, and must provide proof of some expenses
within a certain amount of time.
Flexible Spending Arrangement (Flex Plan)
A Dependent Daycare Spending Account (DCAP) is a great way to save tax dollars on your daycare expenses for your qualified dependents. By using your DCAP you can elect pre-tax deductions of up to $3750 annually per household.
Limited Purpose Flex Spending (LFSA) allows additional tax savings for those enrolled in the H S A. You can contribute up to $1950 to this account. The LFSA is restricted to dental and vision expenses only, so make sure you
understand the limitations before you enroll.
In many cases, AxisPlus will ask for documentation to substantiate a claim. If you receive a request from AxisPlus, please send appropriate documentation for the claim which in most cases is an itemized receipt or an EOB from the provider which details the expense. You can forward the documentation to:
Flex Spending Plans are regulated by the IRS, and you should keep your documentation for every expense.
Salt Lake County offers group term life insurance through PEHP. To enroll, change beneficiaries or apply for additional coverage, please visit PEHP.org.
Salt Lake County offers Short-Term on a voluntary basis, where employees pay 100% of the premium. For more information about enrollment, coverage, or how to file a claim, contact The Hartford at 800-549-6514 and reference Policy Number 402832
Long-Term Disability is offered to County employees and 100% of premium is paid by Salt Lake County. For more information or to apply for the program, contact The Hartford at 800-549-6514.
Hartford offers other benefits too!
Salt Lake County is committed to offering a competitive benefits package which includes a wellness program for employees and their spouse or adult designee. Visit
HealthyLifestyles for more information.
COBRA coverage is offered to employees who leave the County because of voluntary resignation, retirement, or termination from the plan (due to divorce, age, or death of an employee). For more information about COBRA rates, coverage, or how to enroll, contact ASI at 877-388-8331
Salt Lake County offers coverage to a non-spouse or Adult Designee. An adult designee can be your significant other to whom you are not married or a family member over age 18 with whom you share a relationship. In order to qualify, you and your designee must meet certain criteria. Remember, the IRS taxes an "imputed value" to this benefit, which will include an additional cost to your paycheck. For more information please email
firstname.lastname@example.org or call 385-468-0580.
Imputed income is the taxable amount an employee is pays when adding an adult designee or the children of an adult designee to coverage.
County may subsidize your PEHP medicare medical supplement premium based on your years of County service.
The Benefits Team is unable to give you advice about Medicare eligibility or coverage, but here are several resources.