Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Bookmark and Share
File #: 20-1072    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 8/11/2020 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 8/25/2020 Final action: 8/25/2020
Title: Human Resources Department recommending the Board take the following actions regarding Health Plan Programs and Ancillary Employee Benefit Programs for the 2021 Plan Year: 1) Approve the proposed 2021 health plan rate cards (Attachment A) based on the cost sharing of health premiums in the current Memorandum of Understanding with all bargaining units, the Salary and Benefits Resolution for unrepresented employees and in accordance with the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; 2) Approve the proposed three year fee schedule for the benefits Third Party Administrator Benefit Coordinators Corporation; 3) Authorize the Director of Human Resources, or designee, to execute health and benefit program contract renewals subject to approval by County Counsel; and 4) Grant Human Resources the authority to correct any minor clerical errors or adjustments, if necessary, to the approved health plan rate cards for the 2021 health benefits plan year, as needed. FUNDING: County-wide cost, sh...
Attachments: 1. A - 2021 Health Rates 8-25-2020, 2. B - 2021 Master Rates 8-25-2020, 3. C - BCC fee schedule
Related files: 20-0949, 19-1366, 11-0121, 19-1145, 19-1225, 19-1184, 20-1343, 21-1071
Title
Human Resources Department recommending the Board take the following actions regarding Health Plan Programs and Ancillary Employee Benefit Programs for the 2021 Plan Year:
1) Approve the proposed 2021 health plan rate cards (Attachment A) based on the cost sharing of health premiums in the current Memorandum of Understanding with all bargaining units, the Salary and Benefits Resolution for unrepresented employees and in accordance with the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act;
2) Approve the proposed three year fee schedule for the benefits Third Party Administrator Benefit Coordinators Corporation;
3) Authorize the Director of Human Resources, or designee, to execute health and benefit program contract renewals subject to approval by County Counsel; and
4) Grant Human Resources the authority to correct any minor clerical errors or adjustments, if necessary, to the approved health plan rate cards for the 2021 health benefits plan year, as needed.

FUNDING: County-wide cost, shared between the County Departments (General Fund and Non-General Fund) and employees.
Body
DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
Health Plans
On February 15, 2011 with Legistar 11-0121, the Board of Supervisors entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with CSAC-EIA (EIA) to join the CSAC-EIA Health program (EIA Health). The EIA is a Joint Powers Authority (JPA) comprised of California counties, cities, and public agencies organized to jointly develop and fund insurance and related programs with the most favorable terms and costs. As a member of this organization the County has successfully controlled costs of the health plans offered through CSAC-EIA. As a note, in 2020, EIA changed its name to PRISM.

For the 2021 plan year, health plans are scheduled to renew as follows:
Blue Shield PPO 200 Standard 3.4% increase
Blue Shield PPO 1400 ABHP Low 3.4% ...

Click here for full text