Step 2 – Review mental health coverage.
If the problem cannot be resolved in six EAP appointments, you may be able to continue counseling through your medical plan’s mental health benefits. If your ongoing care is considered “medically necessary” and you wish to continue therapy with your Horizon Health counselor after the six EAP appointments, you may be able do so through the medical plan. All Horizon Health counselors are part of the Aetna network; not all counselors are part of Group Health. If you are a Group Health member, Horizon Health will help you find a counselor in their network.
Go to http://www.seattle.gov/personnel/benefits/health/medical.asp
to find more information about medical plan coverage for Mental Health and Substance Abuse services.
Step 3 – Review City leave programs.
The City provides a number of time-off programs for employees including: