Sedgwick County offers a competitive benefits package to keep you and your family healthy.  We encourage employees to take responsibility for their personal health and provide tools to help you be a better consumer of health care. 

For comprehensive information for each benefit offered, please refer to the Sedgwick County Benefits Book.   

Medical/Prescription

The Sedgwick County Medical/Prescription Plan is administered by UnitedHealthcare and Optum RX.  The Plan has co-pays for general physician, specialists and prescription expenses. For all other covered expenses, deductibles, co-insurance and out of pocket maximums apply.  Sedgwick County pays 95% of the total monthly premium for Medical/Prescription Plan. 

Dental

            The Sedgwick County Dental Plan is administered by Delta Dental of Kansas. 

            The Plan will pay up to $1,000 per individual covered per year.  Dental Plan benefits: 

  • Preventive Services (i.e.: cleanings, x-rays, exams)-2 times a year, 100% paid by Plan
  • Basic Services (i.e.: fillings, root canals)-80% paid by Plan as long as 1 cleaning in year of coverage. Reduces to 50% paid by Plan if no cleaning
  • Major Services (i.e.: crowns)-50% Paid by Plan
  • Orthodontic Services (i.e.: Braces)-50% Paid by Plan with $1,500 lifetime max, No age limit on services

Vision

            The Sedgwick County Vision Plan is administered by VSP.  Vision Plan benefits:

  • $10 copay for eye exams which includes the cost of eyeglass lenses. The Plan will pay for eyeglass lenses OR contact lenses every 12 months. 
  • Contact lens allowance is $160
  • Frames allowance is $180 every two years
  • Kids care program-allows 2 exams per year and frames every year (for children under 18)

Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D)

Life and AD&D insurance is administered by Advance Life. 

Life insurance provides protection to you and your family in the event of your death. AD&D can protect yourself or your family in the case of your accidental death or loss of a limb or your sight, for example. Certain limitations and exclusions can apply to these plans.

All eligible employees are given a basic Advance Life and AD&D policy based on their annual salary. You may elect to increase or decrease levels of coverage to fit your personal insurance needs. You will pay the difference if you choose to increase your coverage. All coverage terminates at employment separation.

Dependent Life Insurance is offered for your Spouse and/or child(ren). 

 

           

Healthcare Flexible Spending Account (FSA)

The Healthcare FSA is administered by Surency.  FSA’s help you save money by allowing you to deduct tax free dollars from your paycheck to cover eligible health expenses you pay out of pocket during the year.  FSA benefits:

  • You may contribute between $50-$2,700 annually and your contributions are deducted equally from each paycheck before tax
  • You can use the account to help cover expenses like co-pays, deductibles, co-insurance, dental and vision expenses
  • Incur expenses until March 15th and file claims by May 15th of year following election

Dependent Daycare Flexible Spending Account

The Dependent Daycare FSA is administered by Surency.  FSA’s help you save money by allowing you to deduct tax free dollars from your paycheck to cover eligible day care expenses you pay out of pocket during the year.  FSA benefits:

  • You may contribute between $50-$5,000 annually and your contributions are deducted equally from each paycheck before tax
  • You can use the account to help cover expenses like day care expenses for children under age 13 and for elderly adults
  • Incur expenses until March 15th and file claims by May 15th of year following election

 

Aflac

            Voluntary Plans offered by Aflac available through payroll deduction: 

  • Cancer
  • Accident
  • Short Term Disability
  • Critical Illness
  • Hospital Indemnity

           

Eligible Dependents for Medical/Prescription, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance

  • Legal Spouse
  • Children up to age 26
    • Natural birth
    • Stepchildren
    • Adoption
    • Legal Guardianship