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File #: 16-0819    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 7/27/2016 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 8/16/2016 Final action: 8/16/2016
Title: Human Resources, Risk Management Division is recommending the Board take the following actions regarding Health Plan Programs and Ancillary Employee Benefit Programs for the 2017 Plan Year: 1) Approve the proposed 2017 health plan rate cards and master rate sheet based on staff recommendations, the cost sharing of health premiums in the current Memoranda of Understanding with all bargaining units, the Salary and Benefits Resolution for unrepresented employees, the Retiree Health Benefits Contribution Plan and in accordance with the Patient Protection And Affordable Care Act (ACA): 2) Authorize the Chief Administrative Officer or designee, to execute health and benefit program contracts subject to approval by County Counsel; 3) Grant Human Resources, Risk Management Division the authority to make deminimus modifications, if necessary, to the approved health plan rate cards for the 2017 health benefits plan year as needed. FUNDING: Risk Management Special Revenue Fund
Attachments: 1. A - Master Rate Sheet 8-16-16, 2. B - Health Plan Contribution Rates 8-16-16, 3. B - Revised Health Plan Contribution Rates 8-16-16 BOS RCVD 8/11/16
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Human Resources, Risk Management Division is recommending the Board take the following actions regarding Health Plan Programs and Ancillary Employee Benefit Programs for the 2017 Plan Year:
1) Approve the proposed 2017 health plan rate cards and master rate sheet based on staff recommendations, the cost sharing of health premiums in the current Memoranda of Understanding with all bargaining units, the Salary and Benefits Resolution for unrepresented employees, the Retiree Health Benefits Contribution Plan and in accordance with the Patient Protection And Affordable Care Act (ACA):
2) Authorize the Chief Administrative Officer or designee, to execute health and benefit program contracts subject to approval by County Counsel;
3) Grant Human Resources, Risk Management Division the authority to make deminimus modifications, if necessary, to the approved health plan rate cards for the 2017 health benefits plan year as needed.

FUNDING: Risk Management Special Revenue Fund
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DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDATION
Risk Management staff recommends the Board of Supervisors approve the program renewal.

DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND

On July 14, 2016 the Health Plan Advisory Committee (HPAC) reviewed the proposed 2017 health rates and voted unanimously to support the 2017 health rates.

Health Insurance
El Dorado County has participated in the California State Association of Counties-Excess Insurance Authority (EIA) since 2012. As a member of this organization the County has successfully controlled costs of the health plans offered through CSAC EIA on a year-over-year basis since 2012.

As is past practice, the County met with the Health Plan Advisory Committee (HPAC) on two occasions in 2016 to take action on the Committee’s request that the County market the program for potential program enhancements and corresponding cost savings. Accordingly, Alliant Insurance Services, Inc., the County’s insurance broker, marketed the program and returned the premium indications below. Over...

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