Employee Benefits - Important Notice
Welcome to Putnam County Charter School System Benefits
Enrollment completed on April 30th for the New Plan Year starting July 1st. Elections will begin on your June paycheck.
Employees can review their Benefit Elections by logging in to BenefitsAccess.
The Summary of Benefits is available for At A Glance Benefit Information.
Otherwise, choose the links on the left for specific plan designs and to reveiw the Plan Documents/Policy Certificates.
Monthly Benefits Newsletter
January 2013 - State Health Wellness Promise Requirements including tips on how to save dollars and earn extra 2014 HRA credits even if enrolled in the Standard Plan for 2013.
February 2013 - How to make $700 per hour and tips on how to save on prescription drugs.
March 2013 - Wellness Credit reminder and tips on how to save money with Flexible Spending Accounts
April 2013 - How to seek medical assistance, get the most value out of medications and how to earn 2014 insurance credits
May 2013 - Final deadline for SHBP Wellness directions, dental, short-term, and long-term disability information
State Health Benefit Plan News
March 2013 Issue 13 Different Topics Covered
Wellness Promise Can Now Be Completed - Deadline is 4:30 PM May 31, 2013!!!
Eligible SHBP covered employees and their covered spouses who enrolled in the 2013 Wellness Programs can now complete the 2013 Wellness Promise to continue to take advantage of lower premiums, copayments, coinsurance, deductibles and out-of-pocket maximums for the 2014 Plan Year.
Remember that this is a team event. Both you and your spouse (if covered by SHBP) must complete all requirements to remain eligible for Wellness rates in 2014.
Extra HRA Credit Bonus - $480 for Plan Year 2014
Completion of the above Wellness Promises will also generate up to an additional $480 in 2014 HRA credits ($240 each for employee and spouse).
This credit can also be earned by employees NOT in the 2013 Wellness Program by completing the Year 1 Participant steps.
New Generic Drug Savings Information
Many brand name drugs are coming off of patent protection and generic drugs at significant savings are available. The two links below provide information on the generic availability and potential savings.
Listing of Brand Name Drugs with new Generic Drug Availability
The FORMS link has enrollment and claim forms available for download. You can also contact Houze & Associates for additional support.
2012/2013 Plan Year Election Forms (or Benefit Statements) are available through Benefits Access.
Links to other sites of interest.
The Putnam County Charter School System realizes that our most valuable resource is our employees. We provide you, our employees, one of the area’s most progressive and comprehensive benefit programs to ensure your current and future financial security.
If you have specific questions about benefits other than the State Health Benefit Plan, please call Toni Reynolds at the Central Office (706) 485-5381, extension 5015 or call Houze & Associates, Inc. at (800)-523-7135.