Employees may enroll in one of two comprehensive medical plans administered through Aetna; The Health Savings Account, or Health Reimbursement Account. Benefits in both plans include, but are not limited to, the following: preventative care, inpatient/outpatient services, therapy services, home health care, mental health services and more. Coverage commences on the date of hire or the date of eligibility. The cost of both plans is shared by Nationwide Children’s Hospital and the employee. Please refer to the benefits cost schedule for the bi-weekly premium rates for both plans.
Prescription Drug Coverage
Employees enrolled in one of the two medical plans will automatically receive prescription drug coverage administered through CVS Caremark. Enrollees will receive a prescription drug card to be used at any local participating pharmacy. A mail order plan is available for maintenance and other specific medications to all employees to receive the maximum benefit from this plan. As an added benefit, employees are able to fill prescriptions at Nationwide Children’s pharmacy.
Employees may enroll in a dental insurance plan administered through Delta Dental. Participants will be covered by two of the nation’s largest networks of participating dentists- the Delta Dental PPO and Premier networks. The plan includes preventative care covered at 100% and coinsurance benefits for basic and major services. The plan also offers orthodontia coverage for dependents up to age 19. The cost of the plan is shared by Nationwide Children’s Hospital and the employee. Please refer to the benefits cost schedule for the bi-weekly premium rates for the dental plan.
Benefits Plus Pre-Tax Program
Deductions through the Nationwide Children’s Hospital payroll system for medical and dental insurance premiums are made on a “pre-tax” rather than an “after-tax” basis. This means that these deduction amounts are not subject to state, federal, or social security taxes.
Employees enrolled in one of the three medical plans will have basic vision coverage, which includes an annual eye exam. Employees may choose to enroll in one of three supplemental vision plans administered through Vision Service Plan (VSP) - VSP Base, VSP Plus or VSP Premier. These plans include coverage for an annual eye exam and a benefit toward contacts or lenses for glasses. The cost of the plan is paid entirely by the employee. Please refer to the benefits cost schedule for the monthly premium rate.
Flexible Spending Accounts
Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) allows eligible employees to use pre-tax dollars to pay for out-of-pocket medical, prescription drugs, dental, vision and/or dependent care expenses. New hires have 30 days from their date of hire to enroll in a Dependent Care FSA. Eligible employees can enroll in a Medical FSA during open enrollment.
On-site Fitness Center
Employee Assistance Program
Employee Heath Services
All employees can utilize a wide variety of services available through Employee Health. On-site nursing care is available for staff providing services such as health screenings, immunizations and consultations for health related concerns.
Smoke Free Environment
All employees are prohibited from smoking and/or using tobacco related products while at work or during their shift. Smoking by visitors and patients is also prohibited in all facilities and on the property of Nationwide Children’s Hospital.
Child Care Services
An on-site Child Care Center is available for full and part-time employees’ children age eight-weeks to five-years. The center is open from 6:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. A consultation service is provided through Action for Children to assist employees in locating child care specific to their needs.
Adoption Assistance Reimbursement Plan
Benefits eligible employees who have worked 832 or more continuous hours of employment in the twelve months prior to adoption may receive up to $2,500 per child, $5,000 lifetime maximum to help offset the cost of adoption. The adopted child must be under 18 years of age and not a relative or stepchild. Adoption assistance for part-time employees is pro-rated by appointed FTE.