The City offers a high deductible health insurance plan (HDHP) to eligible employees and their qualifying dependent(s) as of the first of the month following 60 days of full-time employment. All employees are required to pay a five percent (5%) monthly health insurance premium, which will be waived if the employee completes an annual biometric Health Risk Appraisal (HRA). Employees and qualifying dependents are responsible for any deductibles, co-payments, or other out-of-pocket costs associated with care received under the provisions of the plan.
The City provides dental insurance to eligible employees and their qualifying dependent(s) as of the first of the month following 60 days of full-time employment. Dental services are provided through Dental Associates. There is no premium for dental insurance.
The City provides an option for vision insurance to eligible employees and their qualifying dependent(s) as of the first of the month following 60 days of full-time employment. Coverage is available to employees at their own expense.
Health Savings Account
The health insurance plan offered by the City qualifies for a Health Savings Account (HSA) as defined by the IRS. Johnson Bank has waived the fees normally associated with opening and maintaining an HSA for all City employees who are enrolled in a qualifying insurance plan. Payroll deduction (pre-taxed) is only available to those employees who hold their HSA with Johnson Bank.
Health and Wellness Clinic
Employees (and covered spouses) who elect health insurance coverage and complete the annual HRA may utilize the City’s onsite Health and Wellness Clinic, which is staffed by a Nurse Practitioner and Medical Assistant. Services provided by the Clinic may be subject to a co-payment, as prescribed by City policy and IRS guidelines.
United Healthcare Transparency in Coverage
This webpage highlights certain features of the City of Kenosha's benefit program and/or policy. It does not contain all the terms, conditions, and provisions of the program and/or policy. If there is a discrepancy between the contents of this webpage and the official legal documents for the program and/or policy, the official legal documents will govern. The City of Kenosha reserves the right to amend, change or terminate any of its benefit plans, programs, policies or practices at any time. Nothing on this webpage shall be construed as creating an express or implied obligation on the part of the City of Kenosha to maintain such plans, programs, policies or practices.