HEALTH CARE BENEFITS
HealthFlex is offered through the Wespath Benefits & Investments, a general agency of the denomination. HealthFlex is an integrated, wellness-driven health program focused on you. Just as John Wesley encouraged healthy living, HealthFlex supports participants like you to improve the quality of your health. HealthFlex is more than just a health insurance plan—it’s a comprehensive approach to healthier living.
All are welcome to attend any of the scheduled workshops. (1½ - 2 hours in duration)
Tues., Oct. 2, 9:30AM
Western Reserve & Mahoning Valley Districts
Wildare UMC (WR) 7211 N. Park Ave Ext., in Cortland, 44410
Tues., Oct. 2, 1:30PM
North Coast & Canal Districts
Montrose Zion UMC (CN) 565 N. Cleveland –Massillon Rd., in Akron, 44333
Weds., Oct. 3, 9:30AM
Firelands & Mid-Ohio Districts
Ashland First UMC (FL) 220 Sandusky St., Ashland, 44805
Thurs., Oct. 4, 9:30AM
Three Rivers & Tuscarawas Districts
Newcomerstown Christ UMC (TR) 648 Oak St., in Newcomerstown, 43832
Thurs., Oct. 4, 1:30PM
Ohio Valley District & Southern Hills
Cambridge First UMC (SH)641 Steubenville Ave, in Cambridge 43725
A video of the workshop will be available on the conference website during the week of October 8.
Alex the HealthFlex tool to help participants with their coverage decisions can help you with the 2019 open enrollment.
Summary of the SIX medical plans offered by EOC for 2019:
H2000 is provided
H1500, C2000 & B1000 are ‘buy up’ options for participants
H3000 is a ‘savings’ option for HSA and/or pay vision & dental
C3000 is a ‘savings’ option to pay vision & dental
Summary of the TWO plans offered by EOC for 2018:
H2000 is provided
C2000 is a ‘buy up’ option for participants
If an eligible health care participant did not make any elections during the HealthFlex Open Election Period (11.1.2017 – 11.16.2017) coverage defaults to these plans for 2018:
Retirees age 65 and over benefits click here - (no changes for 2018)
Summary of the THREE dental plans offered by EOC for All dental plans are ‘buy up’ options for participants.
Summary of the THREE vision plans offered by EOC. The Core vision plan will be included with the C2000 & H2000 medical plans. The Full Service & Premier vision plans are ‘buy up’ options for participants.
East Ohio Conference’s annual HealthFlex open enrollment (10/31/2018 – 11/15/2018) offers eligible participants an opportunity to select additional benefit plans and contribute to tax-advantage accounts for 2018. The participant’s elections are deductions from their monthly compensation. Letters have been sent to the churches and employers detailing the election choices for their participant(s)/employee(s).
The conference’s monthly health care & pension statement will include the billing for participant’s Health Flex buy-up elections.
All benefit premium deductions from compensation and the contributions to participant’s HSA and FSA (MRA & DCA) are pre-tax deductions.
The conference sponsored plans with HealthFlex will use the national BlueCard PPO network.
Select BlueCard PPO/EPO in the “Choose your Network” drop down (see below).
BCBS has excellent coverage throughout the country. Participants can access in network providers in any state and still be in Network.
This 2018 Health Benefits Plan page will have the latest information, as it is available. Please direct questions to Benefits Manager Betsy Stewart at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The East Ohio Conference Office:
located in North Canton, OH.
near the Akron-Canton airport.
8800 Cleveland Ave. NW ·
North Canton, OH 44720
Toll Free: 800-831-3972
Office Hours: Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
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