Make the most of your benefits
One of the State of Colorado’s goals is to provide employees 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.
- UnitedHealthcare Copayment Plan
- UnitedHealthcare High-Deductible Health Plan
- UnitedHealthcare Brochure
- UnitedHealthcare Plan Comparison
Introducting an exciting new benefit for UHC members: Paladina Health, a primary care physcian option. Learn more at colorado.gov/dhr/paladina.
- Kaiser Permanente Copayment Plan
- Kaiser Permanente High-Deductible Health Plan
- Kaiser Permanente Brochure: Denver Boulder | Northern Colorado | Southern Colorado
- Kaiser Permanente Plan Comparison
Copayment plans offer a set copay for most health care services. A copayment, or copay, is the flat amount you pay at the time of a medical service or to receive a medication. Each health insurance option has set copay fees—these fees are printed on your health insurance card.
Copayment Plan Design:
- Higher monthly premium or monthly rate you pay for health insurance
- Set copayments (or copays) for most health care service
High-Deductible Health Plans
High-deductible health plans are designed to help keep premium costs low for you and your family.
High-Deductible Health Plan Design:
- Lower monthly premium or monthly rate you pay for health insurance Higher deductibles or the amount you pay before insurance begins to pay the majority of health care costs
Do you qualify for the Medical Supplement Program?
The supplement for medical insurance is available to qualified low-income State employees with dependent children. The application period generally begins the same day as open enrollment, but concludes a week later than open enrollment. To be eligible for the supplement in the FY 2015–16 plan year, employees must complete an application. If you are currently receiving the supplement, you must apply every plan year to receive the premium reductions. For detailed information, required documentation or to learn if you qualify, visit colorado.gov/dhr/supplement-program.
Division of Human Resources
303-866-3434 or 1-800-719-3434
Your Department’s Human Resources Office
Employees and supervisors are first encouraged to contact their respective Department Human Resources Office or Department Benefit Administrators with questions and issues.
Employee Wellness Program
Colorado State Employee Assistance Program (C-SEAP)
Contact: 303-866-4314 or Toll Free 1-800-821-8154
myuhc.com (member site)
welcometouhc.com/colorado (a pre-member site)
Denver/Boulder & Northern Colorado
Contact: 303-338-3800, 1-800-632-9700
- FY 2015-16 Employee Benefits Guide
- FY 2015-16 Open Enrollment Video
- A letter from the Department of Personnel & Administration
- Medical Rates Comparison
- Medical Cost Comparison
- How to enroll
Plan Options at a Glance
- Medical & Vision Insurance
- Dental Insurance
- Flexible Spending Accounts
- Employee Wellness Program
- Disability Insurance
- Retirement (PERA)
- STATE DEPENDENTS DEFINITIONS & REQUIRED DOCUMENTS
- DEPENDENT TAX STATUS
- FLEXIBLE SPENDING ACCOUNTS
- ACA (AFFORDABLE CARE ACT)
- MEDICAL SUPPLEMENT PROGRAM
- IRS FAQs on Same Sex Marriage and Civil Unions
- Salary Reduction Plan
Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org to ask a benefits question aytime.