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Employee Health Insurance and Benefits

The Health Insurance Division is responsible for the administration of the County's medical, prescription, dental, vision and life insurance plans. It also coordinates and assists in budgetary management and contract negotiations for health insurance for:

  • Baltimore County Public Schools
  • Community College of Baltimore County
  • The Revenue Authority
  • Baltimore County Public Libraries

These activities ensure the lowest costs and best value for the County. The County's goal is to promote informed and cost-effective use of the benefit plans it sponsors.

Overview Presentation

The insurance overview presentation will provide new employees with an overview of the insurance benefits offered by the County, enrollment instructions and important deadlines.

 
 

2019 Guides and Rates

The following documents are PDFs that open in a new window.

Active Employees

Retired Employees

Summary of Benefits Coverage (SBC)

Summary of Benefits Coverage forms clearly outline benefits and coverage options, and can help you make an informed decision about your medical plan choice.

Forms

Below are some of the forms you need for County benefit plans available for you to print. The following documents are PDFs that open in a new window.

Plan Updates

Davis Vision

CareFirst Davis Vision members have access to:

  • Hearing Discounts—Discounts on hearing aids and services through Davis Vision and EPIC Hearing Healthcare, including hearing aid savings of 30 to 60 percent off retail price, and access to a national network of ear physicians and audiologists. To enroll, call 1-844-246-0544 or email hear@epichearing.com.
  • Lasik Services—Significant savings through Davis Vision and QualSight, including up to 50 percent savings off the national average price for Traditional LASIK, and access to over 1,000 locations nationwide. Speak to a QualSight Care Manager by calling 855-502-2020 or by visiting the Davis Vision home page.
  • Prescription Lens Change Within 24 Months—In the event a member’s lens prescription changes before they are eligible for new lenses, benefits for the replacement of lenses and frames will be available every 12 months if the required new prescription differs from the prior prescription in at least one of the following ways:
    • By at least a 0.50 diopter sphere or cylinder
    • An axis change of 15 degrees or more
    • A 0.5 prism diopter change in at least one eye
 
Revised June 27, 2019         

 

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