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File #: 22-1240    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 7/1/2022 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 8/16/2022 Final action: 8/16/2022
Title: Human Resources Department recommending the Board take the following actions regarding Health Plan Programs and Ancillary Employee Benefit Programs for the 2023 Plan Year: 1) Approve the proposed 2023 health plan rate cards (Attachment A) based on the cost sharing of health premiums in the current Memoranda 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) Authorize the Director of Human Resources, or Assistant Director of Human Resources, to execute administrative health and benefit program plan renewals for services that otherwise fall under existing executed master agreements; and 3) Grant Human Resources the authority to correct any minor clerical errors or adjustments, if necessary, to the approved health plan rate cards for the 2023 health benefits plan year, as needed. FUNDING: Countywide cost, shared between the County Departments (General Fund an...
Attachments: 1. A - 2023 Published Rate Cards 8-16-2022, 2. B - 2023 Master Rates 8-16-2022, 3. C - 2023 Renewal Financial Summary 8-16-2022
Related files: 20-0949, 21-1071, 21-1616, 23-1094, 22-1767, 22-1567, 22-2015
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Human Resources Department recommending the Board take the following actions regarding Health Plan Programs and Ancillary Employee Benefit Programs for the 2023 Plan Year:
1) Approve the proposed 2023 health plan rate cards (Attachment A) based on the cost sharing of health premiums in the current Memoranda 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) Authorize the Director of Human Resources, or Assistant Director of Human Resources, to execute administrative health and benefit program plan renewals for services that otherwise fall under existing executed master agreements; and
3) Grant Human Resources the authority to correct any minor clerical errors or adjustments, if necessary, to the approved health plan rate cards for the 2023 health benefits plan year, as needed.

FUNDING: Countywide cost, shared between the County Departments (General Fund and Non-General Fund) and employees.
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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). In 2020, EIA changed its name to PRISM. PRISM 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 PRISM Health.

For the 2023 plan year, health plans are scheduled to renew as follows:
Blue Shield PPO 200 Standard 8.8% increase
Blue Shield PPO 1500* ABHP Low 8.8% increase
B...

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