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Health Plan Options for 2013
State employees will see most of their health, dental and vision options return in 2013. In health plan coverage, two HMO carriers will be available with one plan. HealthChoice, the state-sponsored indemnity plan, also returns with a High and Basic plan design. HealthChoice will once again offer a third health plan option called the HealthChoice S-Account, a high deductible health plan. Verification of a Health Savings Account established in the employee's name will be required to complete enrollment.
Listed below are medical, dental and vision plan choices for State employees:
Certain retired military Oklahoma state employees have the option to opt out of the offered benefits. A TRICARE Supplement plan is once again available through the employee benefit program.
Dental carriers include:
Assurant Heritage Prepaid Plan
Assurant Heritage Secure Prepaid Plan
Assurant Freedom Indemnity Plan
CIGNA Prepaid Plan
Delta Dental PPO Choice Plan
Delta Dental PPO
Delta Dental Premier
All five vision plans return, including:
In 2013, the Debit Card will again be offered at NO CHARGE: The Flexible Spending Debit card continues gaining popularity among employees. The annual fee of $14.40 usually charged for the card has been paid on behalf of the employee by the Employees Benefits Department.
Option Period is October 1 through October 31, 2012.
Don't forget to enroll online. Last year, 82% of employees chose this convenient enrollment option.
Questions regarding your benefits should be directed to your agency’s Benefits Coordinator. Choose the State Benefits Coordinators list to locate the name and contact information for the Coordinator at your agency. You can also call EBD and talk with a Flexible Benefits Representative by dialing (405) 522-1190 or 1-800-219-8115.