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COVID-19 Coronavirus Updates and Guidance

The County is taking a number of actions to keep residents safe and minimize the spread of COVID-19. Find status information for County operations and services.

Employee Health Insurance and Benefits

Open Enrollment will be held through November 27. All changes to coverage will take effect on January 1, 2021. There will not be any Open Enrollment meetings this year. Learn more about active and retiree benefits. 

2021 Benefit Plan Information

Learn about the 2021 changes to your plans below. Details coming soon.

 

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.

Davis Vision Plan Updates

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.

About the Health Insurance Division

The Health Insurance Division is responsible for the administration of the County's medical, prescription, dental, vision, life insurance, flexible spending, voluntary long-term disability and Commuter Choice plans. The Division 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 Library

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

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.

 

 
Revised October 26, 2020         

 

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