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Health Insurance
Provider bluecrossblueshield
http://www.bcbstx.com

Dallas, Texas 1-800-521-2227
Payroll Deductions Employee Only: 100% Paid By City of McAllen
Employee + 1 Dependent: $158.00 per month
Employee w/family: $198.00 per month
Coverage In Network: 80/20
Out of Network: 50/50
Deductibles In Network: $750 employee / $1,500 employee & dependents
Out of Network: $1500 employee / 3000 employee and dependents
$2,000 individual out of pocket / in network
$4,000 individual out of pocket / out of network
Co-Pay Primary Care: $25 per visit
Specialist Physician: $35 per visit
Emergency Room: $75 per visit
Prescriptions Retail 30 day supply: $5 generic / $30 Formulary / $50 Non-Formulary
Mail-In 90 day supply: $10 generic / $60 Formulary / $100 Non-Formulary
Dental Insurance
Provider pfglogo
http://www.principal.com

1-800-986-3343
Payroll Deductions Employee Only: $21.88 per month
Employee w/family: $64.02 per month
Coverage Preventive Procedures: 100%
Basic Procedures: 80%
Major Procedures: 50%
Orthodontia: 50%
Deductables Preventative Procedures: $0
Basic & Major Procedures: $50
Maximums Per Person: $1500 per calendar year
Orthodotnia Services: $1000 lifetime maximum
Vision Insurance
Provider blv_logo
http://www.blockvision.com

1-866-265-0517
Payroll Deductions Employee Only: $6.58 per month
Employee w/family: $16.50 per month
Coverage Vision Exam: $10 copay
Materials: $10 copay
Coverage (Out of Network) Exams
Optometrist: up to $35
Opthalmologist: up to $35
Lenses
Single Vision: up to $25
Bifocal: up to $40
Trifocal: up to $55
Lenticular: up to $80
Frames: up to $45
Contact Lenses
Elective: up to $80
Basic Life Insurance
Provider unum_logo

Unum
1-800-633-7479
Payroll Deductions 100% Paid by City of McAllen for full-time permanent employees
Benefits Two times salary, maximum of $100,000
Retirement
Provider tmrs
Texas Municipal Retirement System

1-800-955-7736
Payroll Deductions 7% (Mandatory deduction for full-time permanent employees only)
Benefits 2 to 1 match by the City of McAllen
Nationwide Retirement Solutions
(Uniformed Firefighters Only)
Provider nationwide
Nationwide Retirement Solutions
Payroll Deductions $10.00 minimum contribution per pay-period; $17,500 maximum per year
Optional Supplemental Life Insurance
Provider unum_logo

Unum
1-800-633-7479
Payroll Deductions Premiums vary depending on employees' yearly income, age, and amount of policy purchased.
Coverage The supplemental life benefits max as five times employee salary up to $500,000 plan maximum, and the guarantee issue amount on a combined basis for the basic and supplemental plan.
Maximums Employee: $500,000 or 5x annual salary
Spouse: $250,000
Child: $10,000
Optional Disability Insurance
Provider unum_logo

Unum
1-800-633-7479
Payroll Deductions Premiums vary depending on yearly income and type of disability
Benefits The supplement insurance offers disability benefits that include short-term and long-term disability benefits.
Optional Cafeteria Flexible Plan
Provider jem
JEM Flexible Spending Account
http://www.jemtpa.com

1-800-943-9179
Payroll Deductions Employee chooses the amount to be deducted each pay period
Benefits The fully cafeteria flexible plan includes the flexible spending medical account, child-care account or the premiums only.
I.C.M.A. Deferred Compensation Plan
Provider icma
http://www.icmarc.com

Payroll Deductions $10.00 minimum contribution per pay-period and the maximum per-year is $17,500
Colonial Supplemental Insurance
Provider colonial
http://www.coloniallife.com

Payroll Deductions Premiums vary depending on policy type and level
Coverage Cancer
Accidental
Medical Bridge
Medical Illness
Additional Employee Benefits
Workers Compenstaion Insurance 121 Claims, Inc.
Vacation Benefits 1 - 9 Years Employment: 10 days per year
10+ Years Employment: 15 days per year
Police/Fire Personnel: 3 weeks per year
Sick Leave Benefits Civilians: 12 days per year
Police/Fire Personnel:12 days per year
FMLA Leave 12 weeks of job protected leave to eligible employees who have worked for the City at least one year, with 1,250 hours over the previous 12 months.
Holidays 8 days per year
  • New Year's Day
  • Good Friday
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Eve
  • Christmas Day
Pay Procedures Bi-weekly
Probation Period There is a 6-month probation period for all new hired employees with the exception to the civil service police and fire personnel.
Tuition Reimbursement Courses must be directly related to the employee’s present job function or description. The Department Head and City Manager require prior approval. The City will reimburse the cost if all requirements are met.
County Municipal Credit Union The City employees may open a savings account with a membership fee of $26.00 per year.
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