Benefits

State of Colorado Employee Group Benefits 
As Coloradans, we have every reason to live active and healthy lives. After all, we’re surrounded by majestic beauty, we enjoy near-constant sunshine and we like to play as hard as we work. One of the State of Colorado’s goals is to provide each of you with a benefits package that helps you make the most of your health and wellness. The State provides medical benefits through UnitedHealthcare and Kaiser Permanente, and dental benefits though Delta Dental. The State provides employees with basic life and short-term disability insurance at no cost to you. Additional life and disability insurance coverage is available for your consideration. 

Employee Group Benefits at a Glance


Our approach to benefits 

Provide cost-effective, high quality health care options 
One of the State of Colorado’s goals is to provide employees with a strong benefits package that helps you make the most of your health and wellness. We remain committed to providing you with cost-effective, high-quality health care. The FY 2015-16 Employee Benefits Guide will provide you with an overview of your benefits plan options for the upcoming fiscal year, beginning on July 1, 2015. 

Help employees take steps to help employees manage health care costs 
The State is taking steps to help you manage or offset your health costs— such as offering the Employee Wellness Program’s monthly premium discount incentive, the Medical Supplement Discount Program for qualified employees, and providing new options like Paladina Health, a new primary care option for UnitedHealthcare members that offers most services with no co-pays or co-insurance. And there are steps you can take to help reduce the health care costs you pay, such as enrolling in a tax-advantaged, State administered Flexible Spending Account or a personal Health Savings Account, at a bank of your choice.

Help employees better understand and access benefits and programs 
We recognize the importance of helping you better understand and access your benefits. That’s why we are asking you to join us by making a personal commitment to your health. It starts with enrolling in benefits plans that best meet your needs and those of your family, and it continues year-round by taking advantage of free preventive services and the State’s great wellness opportunities. 


Questions?
If you need additional assistance, please contact your department's benefits adminstrator

For additional assistance, please contact the State of Colorado Employee Benefits Unit. 
Hours: 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. MT
Toll-Free Number: 800-719-3434
Local Number: 303-866-3434

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