Employee Benefits

The Boone County Health Center offers a generous benefits package including health, dental and life insurance coverage, as well as low-cost health and wellness services and many other benefits.

Health Insurance

Who Pays

BCHC and Employee

Boone County Health Center provides a High Deductible Insurance Plan with a Health Savings Account. All expenses are paid at full cost until deductible is met. Then 20% of allowable charges until total out-of-pocket is met then covered 100%.

The prescription plan is a BCHC program and requires that all prescription medication be filled at the BCHC pharmacy. This plan has variable co-pays. The prescription plan is separate from the medical plan.

Employees are eligible if they are in a position working 24 or more hours per week. Eligibility begins the first of the month following the employee’s first 30 days of employment.

Health Saving Account

Who Pays

BCHC and Employee

BCHC contributes money to employees participating in the Health Insurance. Employees can also contribute money pretax for medical, dental, and vision not covered by insurance.

Employees are eligible if they are in a position working 24 or more hours per week. Eligibility begins the first of the month following the employee’s first 30 days of employment.

Dental Insurance

Who Pays

BCHC and Employee

This plan covers preventive at 100% – no deductible. For basic procedures coverage is at 80% and major 50% after a $50 deductible. Annual maximum benefit is $1000.

Employees are eligible if they are in a position working 24 or more hours per week. Eligibility begins the first of the month following the employee’s first 30 days of employment.

Life Insurance

Who Pays

BCHC and Employee

BCHC pays for $40,000 coverage for eligible employees.

Employees are able to purchase additional coverage up to 5X salary.

Eligible employees must work 24 or more hours per week. Eligibility begins the first of the month following 30 days of active employment.

Retirement Plan

Who Pays

BCHC and Employee

BCHC matches up to 2% of gross pay.

There is a 5 year vesting period for employer match money.

Eligibility for matching is 1 year of service, and attained age 21, and worked 1000 hours.

Flexible Spending Accounts

Who Pays

Employee

Employees can elect money to be deducted, tax free, for payment of dependent care or unreimbursed medical expenses.

Eligible employees must work 24 or more hours per week. Eligible the first of the month following date of hire.

Vision Program

Who Pays

BCHC

Eye Physicians offers all employees and dependents discounts when employees use their services at any of their locations.

Paid Time Off (PTO)

Who Pays

BCHC

PTO accrual starts the first day of employment and available to use with manager approval. Eligible employees earn time for the hours worked, figured at .0692.

Employees are eligible unless they are PRN status.

Funeral Time

Who Pays

BCHC

Eligible employees are given up to 3 days off with pay for bereavement.

Jury Duty

Who Pays

BCHC

BCHC will pay the difference between jury pay and your regular pay for scheduled days missed.

Employee Assistance Program

Who Pays

BCHC

EAP is short-term, confidential counseling service provided to employees and their immediate families.

Boone County Fitness Center Discounts

Who Pays

BCHC and Employee

BCHC will pay a percentage of the employees membership.

Eligible employees must work 24 or more hours per week.

College Savings Plan of Nebraska

Who Pays

Employee

BCHC will payroll deduct for employees who want to invest in their child’s future.

Direct Deposit

Direct deposit is mandatory for all BCHC employees.

Child Development Center

Who Pays

Employee

BCHC has a daycare service available for children ages 6 weeks through 12 years of age.

Shift Differentials

Shift differentials are paid to non-exempt employees working nights and weekends.

Voluntary Benefits

Who Pays

Employee

BCHC offers many optional benefits to eligible employees. Some of these include Life Insurance, Disability, Cancer, Accident, and Intensive Care.

Cafeteria

Employees are offered discounted meals and free coffee and tea.

Continuing Education/In Services

Who Pays

BCHC

BCHC offers many educational opportunities.

Wellness Program

Who Pays

BCHC

BCHC offers SimplyWell to promote the total wellness of our employees. This program is designed to provide employees with the resources necessary for changing lifestyles or maintaining health.

Open enrollment is January of each year.

SimplyWell Employee Wellness Program

SimplyWell improves population health by educating, engaging and empowering individuals. Our model was developed by a group of pioneering medical professionals that sought to promote wellness and workplace productivity, while cutting health care costs. The Simply Well program is a comprehensive health promotion program with a goal of “better and continued health for its employees” and to provide them with the resources necessary for changing lifestyles or maintaining health.

Top 10 Reasons to Enroll in SimplyWell, click here.

Benefits to the employee:

  • Reduced insurance premiums for those on the insurance plan
  • Cash payout for those not on the insurance plan
  • Annual Health Screening (includes labs and biometrics)
  • Annual Health Questionnaire
  • Monthly health promotions
  • Monthly wellness newsletter
  • Health education tools
  • Health resources
  • Individual Action Plan
  • In-house exercise and strength training classes per ability (beginner, intermediate, advanced)
  • Stress Management Disease Management/Prevention Weight loss consultation with dietitian Use of Rehab gym (employees only)
  • Boone County Fitness Center discounts
  • Free Influenza vaccine

 

How it works:
Complete health screening and health questionnaire by required date. Log 10,000 points. Receive incentive!

SimplyWell’s Mission is to improve the health and wellbeing of Boone County Health Center employee’s lives through health education and activities that will support positive lifestyle change resulting in improved employee productivity, morale and healthcare cost savings for Boone County Health Center.