NMC will offer two health plan options in 2021, NMC plan and H.S.A plan, which is a high deductible health plan allowing you to contribute to a Health Savings Account if enrolled. These plans will be offered through Allegiance, A Cigna Company. Full Time, Regular Part Time, and Part Time employees may enroll.

New employees  will become eligible for benefits on the first of the month following date of hire.

Current employees who transfer from a non-benefit-eligible position to a benefit-eligible position follow the New Employee guidelines above.

Employment Classification:

Full Time (FT)= 36 to 40 hours per pay week

Regular Part Time (RPT)= 30 to 35.5 hours per pay week

Part Time (PT)= 20 to 29.5 hours per pay week

Regular Per Diem (RPD)= at least 8 hours per pay period

Per Diem (PD)= as needed

SBC’s:
SPD’s
Additional Information:
RX:

Important Information:

In the event you need to fill a script prior to receiving your ID card, below is the information your pharmacy needs in addition to your identification number or social security number:

RXBIN: 610014

RXGRP: RXBNOME

Issuer: Express Scripts

Pharmacy Member Services: 1-800-334-8134

Pharmacist Helpdesk: 1-800-922-1557

References

For medical questions contact:

Allegiance 

1-855-999-6830

Mon-Fri: 6:00 am -6:00 pm PST.

www.askallegiance.com/nmc

 

For prescription questions contact:

RxBenefits

800-334-8134

7:00am-8:00pm CST, Monday-Friday

https://www.rxbenefits.com/

Notices and Forms:

The network includes NMC facilities and providers, directly contracted Community Providers, as well as the Cigna OAP network. In order to maximize your healthcare benefits, seek services with NMC physicians & facilities or Community Providers. To find a Community Provider or a Cigna OAP Provider click the directory links below or contact customer service at (855) 999-6830.

Need to find a provider? https://www.askallegiance.com/NMC/FindAProvider

To download a Coordination of Benefits form, find more information about the maternity management program, or learn how to submit a manual claim to Allegiance, you can go directly to www.askallegiance.com/nmc. Click Benefits or Forms in the center of the screen, then download the applicable form. You may be asked to key in your participant ID, social security number, or date of birth.

You can even request a new ID card if your ID card is lost or stolen!

For quick access, you can also download the forms below:

Learn how to sign up for electronic Explanation of Benefits!

NMC offers three dental plan options, Enhanced, Standard & Basic, with different levels of coverage to meet you and your family’s needs. Full Time, Regular Part Time, & Part Time employees may enroll.

New Employees are eligible for benefits on the first of the month following date of hire.

Current employees who transfer from a non-benefit-eligible position to a benefit-eligible position follow the New Employee guidelines below.

Employment Classification:

Full Time (FT)= 36 to 40 hours per pay week

Regular Part Time (RPT)= 30 to 35.5 hours per pay week

Part Time (PT)= 20 to 29.5 hours per pay week

Regular Per Diem (RPD)= at least 8 hours per pay period

Per Diem (PD)= as needed

Your Benefits
Health through Oral Wellness
Other Resources
Help Center

Northeast Delta Dental

PO Box 2002
Concord, NH 03302-2002
800-832-5700

Mon – Fri 8:00 a.m. – 4:45 p.m.

www.nedelta.com

Download the NEW Delta Dental app to your phone:

Delta Dental App

Understanding Your Benefits

Double Up Maximum Carry Over

Vision & Hearing Program

Patient Portal

PPO+ Premier Network

VSP Rebate

Now through June 30, 2021, purchase a Featured Frame Brand and an eligible lens enhancement from a VSP® Premier Program location, and qualify for up to a $50 rebate. Or also get up to a $100 rebate if your perfect pair of glasses includes a pair of eligible progressive lenses. VSP® Vision Care members get an extra $40 to spend on featured frame brands Dragon® , Lacoste, Longchamp, Pure®, and Spyder. No extra paperwork or hassle, just big savings everyone will love.

For more information on the rebate click here

For more information on the $40 benefit click here

NMC offers Full Time, Regular Part Time, & Part Time employee vision coverage through VSP.
New employees are eligible to enroll in vision coverage on the first of the month following date of hire.
Current employees who transfer from a non-benefit-eligible position to a benefit-eligible position follow the New Employee guidelines above.

Employment Classification:

Full Time (FT)= 36 to 40 hours per pay week

Regular Part Time (RPT)= 30 to 35.5 hours per pay week

Part Time (PT)= 20 to 29.5 hours per pay week

Regular Per Diem (RPD)= at least 8 hours per pay period

Per Diem (PD)= as needed

Your Benefits:

Other Resources:

**As a value added benefit, VSP is offering discounts on hearing aids and other hearing related materials.  Please find information in the attachments below.**

Help Center
VSP
P.O. Box 997105
Sacramento, CA 95899-7105

Member Services: 800-877-7195
Mon. – Fri. 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.

www.vsp.com

Email

Employees are offered a Life Insurance and Accidental Death & Dismemberment Program in which employees can obtain additional term life insurance coverage for themselves and their dependents. Full Time and Regular Part-time employees are auto enrolled in employer paid coverage. Full Time and Regular Part Time employees can purchase additional coverage for themselves, their spouse, and their child(ren). Please view the voluntary benefits tab for more information.

ELIGIBILITY

New employees who start work with NMC become eligible for benefits on the first day of the month following date of hire.

Current employees who transfer from a non-benefit-eligible position to a benefit-eligible position follow the New Employee guidelines above.

Employment Classification:

Full Time (FT)= 36 to 40 hours per pay week

Regular Part Time (RPT)= 30 to 35.5 hours per pay week

Part Time (PT)= 20 to 29.5 hours per pay week

Regular Per Diem (RPD)= at least 8 hours per pay period

Per Diem (PD)= as needed

Class 1 — Each Active Full Time and Regular Part Time Employee working 30 hours or more per week except any person working on a temporary or seasonal basis.

Class 2 – Each Active Full‐Time and Regular Part Time Executive Employee working 30 or more hours per week, except any person working on a temporary or seasonal basis.

Basic Life and AD&D Insurance (100% NMC Funded)

  • 1 times annual salary up to a maximum of $500,000
  • AD&D doubles the benefit value if death results from an accident

Benefits reduce by 35% upon reaching age 70; 50% upon reaching age 75

You have the opportunity to elect additional life insurance coverage for you and your family.  Please visit the supplemental life plan page above for more information.

Other Forms and Resources:

Help Center
Reliance Standard
800-351-7500
Group Life Policy # GL158280

NMC offers employees Long Term Disability coverage through Reliance Standard. This plan is designed to provide a continuation of benefits to you in the event of disability due to either a sickness or accident.

ELIGIBILITY

New employees who start work with NMC become eligible for benefits on the first day of the month following date of hire. Full time, Regular Part Time, and Part time employees are automatically enrolled.

Current employees who transfer from a non-benefit-eligible position to a benefit-eligible position follow the New Employee guidelines above.

Employment Classification:

Full Time (FT)= 36 to 40 hours per pay week

Regular Part Time (RPT)= 30 to 35.5 hours per pay week

Part Time (PT)= 20 to 29.5 hours per pay week

Regular Per Diem (RPD)= at least 8 hours per pay period

Per Diem (PD)= as needed

Class 1 -Each Active Full Time Employee working 36 hours or more per week & Regular Part Time Employee working 30 hours or more per week, except any person working on a temporary or seasonal basis.

Class 2 -Each Active Full Time Leadership, Physician working 36 hours or more per week & Regular Part Time Leadership, Physician working 30 hours or more per, except any person working on a temporary or seasonal basis.

Class 3 – Each Active, Full Time employee (Nurse Practitioner & Physician’s Assistant) working 36 hours or more per week & Regular Part Time employee (Nurse Practitioner & Physician’s Assistant) working 30 hours or more per week, except any person working on a temporary or seasonal basis.

Other Forms and Resources:

References
Reliance Standard
800-351-7500
LTD Policy # LTD129197

Eligibility

Full Time, Regular Part Time & Part Time employees are eligible.

Utilization

NMC offers earned time off (ET) program that groups vacation time, holidays, sick time, and personal days into one account to give you great flexibility and control in the management of your paid time off.

Accumulation

You begin to accumulate time off from the start of your employment or immediately upon becoming eligible. Earned Time is accrued each pay period based on the eligible hours paid in the relevant bi-weekly pay period.  Hours Eligible for Earned Time Accrual Include:

  • Non-exempt employees: All paid hours in the pay period including overtime hours.
  • Exempt employees: All paid hours up to a maximum of 80 hours per pay period.

The rate at which you accumulate ET is accrued on the eligible hours paid in the relevant pay period.

Help Center

Carrier Service Contact

Human Resources
802-524-1056

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Workplace Solutions, Inc.

NMC’s Employee Assistance Program is a free, confidential and voluntary program for all employees designed to assist you and/or your dependent family members with personal, family, work, stress or substance abuse issues that may disrupt personal lives or job performance.

The EAP is offered through Workplace Solutions, Inc. and is available for immediate assessment and short term counseling of up to three sessions free of charge per issue.

Help Center

Carrier Service Contact

Workplace Solutions

1-800-639-1596 or locally at 802-658-1788.

More information on the program and services can be found at  www.workplacesolutionsvt.com

Contribution:

This benefit is provided by the company at no charge to eligible employees.

Help Center

Bereavement Support Services &

EAP Work-Life Services

855-775-4357

rsli@acieap.com

ID Theft

855-246-7347

www.reliancestandard.com/walletarmor

Travel Assistance

USA 800-456-3893

Worldwide, collect 603-328-1966

Utilizing Northwestern Medical Center’s relationship with The Richards Group, consultation services provided through GradFin are provided free of chargeGradFin is a new employee benefit program that is revolutionizing the way employees can reduce their student loan debt.

GradFIN will provide:

  • One-on-one education consultations with GradFin Consultation Experts to review your current loan status and discuss personalized payoff options to save on your loans.
  • GradFin will offer a competitive interest rate reduction when you refinance your loans.
  • GradFin will provide up to a $300 bonus to you when you refinance your loans with GradFin. The $300 bonus will be applied to the principal balance of the closed loan.
  • GradFin will offer the lowest interest rates in the industry through their lending platform which is made up of ten lenders to maximize the chances that you will be approved for a new loan

For more information or to schedule a one-on-one consultation visit:

www.gradfin.com/trg.html

Eligibility

In order to participate in the plan, you must satisfy certain age and service conditions under the plan:

1. Minimum age requirement: In order to participate in the plan, you must be at age 21.

Forms and Plan Documents

Help Center

GradFIN

For more information or to schedule a 15-minute appointment with a GradFin Consultation Expert click HERE!

Phone: (844) GRADFIN

Gradfin Education Week Recorded Presentations:

In-School Origination / FAFSA

Meeting Recording:
https://zoom.us/rec/share/qUaIwAgKCwOgyayemkdeWGfbPXmMwxerJJx5KcHkau57bfpkDHyudoo9B4_a3Sx0.hFpuh2ZiiN2UF7Gn

Access Passcode: b*4=bK4U

ABC’s of Student Loans

Meeting Recording:
https://zoom.us/rec/share/eI2NzRh40UV48xCXg24JLhF1Vj9B7NjmKmz3dpNJpLqpj4p3QkaoGE_yKgRFIQcv.Volfqq_o4Vu_qalq

Access Passcode: Q8E@KHPm

Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)

Meeting Recording:
https://zoom.us/rec/share/Wjs6cgIG-Hqpm20p3ZhBDG9ge1bEuHcQZCXuI0B549Faa5_qtGzyQIaM99Wf7yza.OW2KODvtiE1ezpPe

Access Passcode: .&7Jg.ca

First Time Home Buyer Seminar

Meeting Recording:
https://zoom.us/rec/share/_ZykO6RLB2dfi-yI8PtlsD6ORjii0t9d1a_PR_6EC0glKBJH857NILPTgvMrKVg.zMFKPP-KE7_hBN_y

Access Passcode: XyGx.W1!

Personal Loan, Credit Card & Auto Loan presentation

Meeting Recording:

https://youtu.be/zq7QuR-aedQ

no access passcode needed

Resource coordination services are provided through a partnership between NMC and Working Bridges, a strategic initiative of the United Way of Northwest Vermont. They are available to all employees of NMC.

Working Bridges provides an on-site Resource Coordinator to meet confidentially with employees seeking connection to community resources to address life issues while at work. The RC is a Community Resource Specialist and Financial Coach, and is available to help employees to navigate challenges such as housing, transportation, childcare, health insurance, budgeting, debt management, mental health referrals, legal issue, substance use, income support and more.

Help Center

United Way

Working Bridges

NMC Working Bridges Resource Coordinator: Sarah Allerton

(802) 578-4265

Sarah@unitedwaynwvt.org

What is Income Advance?

Income Advance is a benefit to boost financial wellness for employees experiencing financial instability. It provides employees with easy access to small loans when they encounter unexpected difficulties, in a way that builds credit and encourages savings for the long-term. ​This replaces the current emergency loans with NMC.

How does it work?

NMC has partnered with Vermont Federal Credit Union to provide employees Income Advance loans.

  • The CU approves you for a small loan up to $1,000 as soon as the same day, with no credit check required and no fees.
  • Loans are repaid through direct deposit.
  • Three (3) % Interest rate on the loan and suggested repayment of 6-12 months.
  • During the loan, employees will improve their credit score and can continue their direct deposit into a savings account to build savings.

Am I Eligible?

Employees must have worked at NMC for one (1) year or longer. Employees must be a full time, regular part time or part time employee and must be in good standing with no corrective action within the last six (6) months.


How Do I Apply?
Contact HR of your request. HR will then notify Vermont Federal with your request, and the credit union will contact you to complete an application, the funds are then dispersed as soon as the same day or next business day.

As an employee of Northwestern Medical Center you have access to additional discount programs please click links below for discounts and service available to you!

Franklin County Regional Chamber of Commerce

Chamber of Commerce M2M Digital Card

In order to download the card, open the link here with your phone.

Simply save the image as a photo. To access on your phone, go to your photos.

If your phone has a “Downloaded” album, the image will be in this album.

You can extract the photo to save on your home screen, or simply leave it where it is and access if from your photos when you need it.