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Your insurance coverage begins on the first day of the month following 30 days of employment. For example: Your first day of Graham County employment is January 12, your insurance coverage will become effective March 1.
Your insurance termination date depends on your last day of work. If your last check will be on the second pay day of the month, your insurance will terminate the last day of that month. If your last check is on the first pay day, you can choose to pay the extra amounts, your deduction and the County portion to have it terminate the end of the month or if you choose to not pay the extra it would terminate at the end of the previous month.
Your insurance cards should arrive 10-14 days within the effective date of coverage.
It is important that you notify Human Resources at extension 5002 of a change of name or address. If you have a name change, you must complete a new enrollment form and bring documentation reflecting your new name with you (marriage license, divorce decree or order changing name). If you have an address change you will need to fill out an employee information form. If you wish to update your beneficiary you will need to complete a new enrollment form.
Open enrollment is held in May every year. At this time you can make changes to your insurance coverage without having a change in status. All open enrollment changes become effective on July 1.
If the Plan Member has any of the following qualifying change in status situations during the year, the Plan Member will be allowed to make mid-year change in their coverage selections and change who is covered under medical coverage. Human Resources would need to be notified within 31 days of the qualifying event:
No. The only reason you will need a claim form for services from a dentist or eye doctor is if they are not going to submit a claim to Gilsbar or Ameritas. If you see a provider that requires you to pay the full cost at the time of service, you will need to submit a Medical Claim form. You may pick up this form in Human Resources. You simply complete the form, attach your receipt and mail to Gilsbar. You will receive reimbursement up to the allowed amounts, minus any copay or overages that you are responsible for.
All deductibles are based on fiscal year. Each July you begin paying towards your deductible.