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.
Traumatic Events - Support for City Employees: Resources are available to help you and your children cope with the recent school shooting in Marysville. See the Support During Traumatic Events page for several articles including Children, Adolescents and Violence; How to Help Others in Grief, and Coping with Unexpected Death. You may also access counseling resources by calling Horizon Health, the City's Employee Assistance Program, at 1-888-272-7252. Or go to their web site www.HorizonCareLink.com (username: city of seattle; password: city of seattle).
Open Enrollment starts Monday, October 6 and lasts through Friday, October 31, 2014. Make your benefit changes for 2015 through Employee Self-Service. Open Enrollment Highlights and other information posted at http://www.seattle.gov/personnel/benefits/links/enrollment.asp
Dependent Eligibility Verification Process:
The initial dependent eligibility verification process ended August 29.
If you did NOT fully verify your dependents, you received a letter in mid-September indicating the loss of your dependents' coverage effective September 30. The letter also included information about the Claims and Appeals process and your personalized Claim Request Form. The City wants all eligible dependents to remain on City benefits. Please respond immediately with to the Aon Hewitt Claims and Appeals Management team with your completed form and missing information. Call Aon Hewitt at 1-800-725-5810 for more information.
If you added a dependent after May 19, you will receive a letter from Aon Hewitt, the City's business partner, in October with the names of your dependents, the documentation you will need to provide for each, submission instructions, and the due date. Visit the City's Dependent Eligibility Verification web page for more information or to find previous communications.
November Wellness Newsletter:
Find City wellness and benefits programs and events, and articles on living well with type 2 diabetes; the lowdown on fructose; and yoga: something for everyone. Share the newsletter with family members by forwarding it to your personal email address. See the online version for more health articles and tools.
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