2021 Medical/Dental Changes:

  • For this year, there are specific changes that apply to employee by their bargaining unit (union).
  • For Physicians and JCSS:

  • Select your bargaining unit below to see relevant detailed changes.

Kaiser Medical Plan Changes:

  • The cost of Kaiser medical plans are going up by +7.7%.
  • Insulin: Cost of insulin is not subject to the deductible and will not exceed $100 per 30-day supply.
  • Continuous glucose monitors are now covered under durable medical equipment.
  • Infertility treatments now apply to your Out-of-Pocket Maximum.

Moda Medical Plan Changes:

  • The cost of Moda medical plans are going up to +8.5%.
  • Infusion therapy now only covered at preferred treatment centers as directed by new service: MagellanRx.

Dental Plan Changes:

  • Cost of Delta Dental plans going up 4.7%.
  • No cost change to Kaiser dental plans.
  • No significant coverage changes for any of our dental plans.

Optional Short Term Disability Change

  • Optional Short Term Disability costs are going up by +29%.
  • This applies to Local 88, MCCDA, DSA, FOPPO, ONA, IBEW, and JCSS members.

Supplemental Life Changes

  • During open enrollment you can increase Supplemental Life insurance for yourself without providing medical information for up to $30,000 more than what you are enrolled in now to overall max of $200,000.
  • You can apply for Supplemental Life insurance at any time, but normally must supply medical information for any approval.

New FSA Maximums

  • New Medical Expense Reimbursement Plan (MERP) maximum is $2,750 (up from $2,700 in 2020).
  • New MERP rollover amount of $550 (began in 2020).
  • TRP Transit maximum increasing to $170 per month.
  • TRP Parking maximum increasing to $270 per month.