File #: 2019-3260    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Action
File created: 1/24/2019 In control: Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 3/26/2019 Final action:
Title: Commission District(s): All Commission Districts Employee & Early Retiree Health & Wellness Benefits
Attachments: 1. 2019 03.26 Item 2019-3260


Public Hearing:  YES      NO                                                   Department: Finance - Risk Management                                     




Commission District(s): All Commission Districts                     

Employee & Early Retiree Health & Wellness Benefits



Information Contact: Larry Jacobs

Phone Number: 404/371-2050



To approve group health benefits and rates for new plan year commencing July 1, 2019.



To ensure the County is offering an affordable and valuable health plan for employees and retirees. The plan year for County employees and pre-65 retirees expires June 30, 2019.The proposed healthcare costs and plan designs have been reviewed by the ERCS Committee.



See Attachment



Recommended Action

1.                     Recommend approval of Request for Proposal results:

a.                     Medical - Anthem (incumbent)

b.                     Pharmacy - CVS through Employers Health (incumbent)

c.                     Stop Loss - Anthem (incumbent)

d.                     Wellness - Virgin Pulse aka Viverae / SimplyWell (incumbent)

e.                     Vision - EyeMed (incumbent)

2.                     Recommend approval of Anthem’s proposed composite rate (PPO Admin Fee + Stop Loss) of $86.85 PEPM which is a decrease of 3.4% from the current rate.

3.                     No proposed increase in contributions for active employees and early retirees.

4.                     Recommend overall healthcare budget increase of 7.3% (5.8% self-funded and 9.6% fully-insured w/ Kaiser).

5.                     Accept the proposed Dental rates with a 0.0% increase over current rates.

Authorize the Chief Executive Officer to execute all necessary documents.