Did you know all City of Houston’s Cigna Health Plans provide a Transition of Care and Continuity of Care provision that can be applied when a Cigna Plan participant is in the middle of care with a plan provider whose Cigna contract has terminated? This special provision allows Cigna Plan participants to request in-network benefits/cost sharing from an out-of-network provider.
The Dependent Care Flex Spending Account allows employees to use pretax dollars to pay for eligible expenses related to care for their child, disabled spouse, elderly parent or other dependent who is physically or mentally incapable of self-care to allow the COH employee to work.
Previously, employees submitted Evidence of Insurability forms to HR Benefits to send to the insurance carrier for processing. To expedite and streamline the process, employees are now required to submit EOI forms directly to the insurance carrier.