Seattle Department of Human Resources Susan Coskey, SDHR Director


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You will find important information about your health and wellness benefits, and the tools you need to make decisions for you and your covered family members. Be sure to contact your department's benefits representative if you have questions.

April Wellness Newsletter:  Find City wellness and benefits programs and events as well as an article on meditation. Share the newsletter with family members by forwarding it to your personal email address.

Group Health Cooperative is Now Kaiser Permanente:  Kaiser Permanente acquired Group Health Cooperative in February, 2017. By the end of March, members will receive a welcome letter and a new medical card with the Kaiser Permanente logo and name. Your 2017 coverage and benefits will not change. If you have questions, please call Kaiser Permanente at 206-901-4636.

File Your 2016 FSA Claims by March 31, 2017:   If you had a Health Care or Dependent Care (Day Care) FSA in 2016, please submit your claims and documentation now to Filing now will allow you time to address any issues such as substituting receipts for denied claims or re-submitting unreadable scans or faxes.

Carry Over up to $500 – Health Care FSA:  If you have a balance remaining in your 2016 Health Care FSA, up to $500 will be carried over automatically into 2017 as long as the carryover results in a minimum account balance of $120 in 2017. The amount will be calculated and available for your 2017 expenses in mid-April, after Navia Benefits has processed all 2016 reimbursement claims.

Where can I find information about the Paid Parental Leave Program?

Where can I find information about the Paid Family Care Leave Program?

How do I verify my new dependent's eligibility for City benefits?

Employee Benefits

Need help with life issues? Stress Management?

web search iconEmployee Assistance Program

Curious about how health care reform affects City medical plans?

web search iconHealth Care Reform

Looking for a benefits or wellness class or webinar?

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Have benefits questions? Need to make a change? Contact your department's benefits representative.

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Need info about:

web search icon2017 Employee Benefits at a Glance

web search iconYour Medical Plan?
web search iconUsing Flexible Spending Accounts?

web search icon2017 Most Employee Benefits Guide
web search icon2017 SPOG Employee Benefits Guide
web search icon2017 Local 77 Employee Benefits Guide
web search icon2017 Benefits Guide for Temporary Benefits-Eligible Employees
web search icon MyTrips -Employee Commute Options

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web search iconJoin Weight Watchers? web search iconQuit Smoking?

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If there is any discrepancy between the information contained on this site and insurance contracts, other legal documents or the terms of an authorized collective bargaining agreement, the contracts, legal documents and applicable collective bargaining agreements will govern