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File #: 2021-2967    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Preliminary Item
File created: 8/9/2021 In control: Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 9/14/2021 Final action:
Title: Commission District(s): All Commission Districts 2022 Medicare Retiree Health Renewals
Attachments: 1. Copy of Medicare-eligible Agenda Item Attachment for 08.17.2021 BOC

                                    

Public Hearing:  YES      NO                                                   Department: Finance - Risk Management                                     

 

SUBJECT:

Title

Commission District(s): All Commission Districts

2022 Medicare Retiree Health Renewals

 

Body

 

Information Contact: Larry Jacobs, Assistant Director of Finance/Risk Management

Phone Number: 404-371-2050

 

PURPOSE:

To approve Medicare-retiree group health benefits and rates for new plan year commencing January 1, 2022.

 

NEED/IMPACT:

To ensure the County is offering an affordable and valuable health plan for Medicare-eligible retirees. The plan year for Medicare-eligible retirees expires December 31, 2021. The proposed healthcare costs and plan designs have been reviewed by the ERPS Committee

 

 

FISCAL IMPACT:

See Attachment

 

RECOMMENDATION:

 

Recommended Action

1.                     Approve Aetna’s proposed 2022 Medicare retiree rate of $229.72 PMPM; down from $231.72. Including the following plan enhancements:a.                     Lower plan annual deductible from $350 to $250.2.                     Approve Kaiser Permanente’s proposed 2022 Medicare retiree rate of $193.96 PMPM, down from $204.01.3.                     Accept the proposed retiree Dental rates with a 4.55% increase over current rates, guaranteed for two years (January 2022 - December 2023) previously approved by the BOC as part of the FYE2022 budget. No contribution increase for retirees. Authorize the Chief Executive Officer to execute all necessary documents.