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 The City of Pharr is proud to offer a comprehensive and attractive benefit plan composed of the following:

Retirement Benefits

Eligible City of Pharr employees are automatically enrolled in the Texas Municipal Retirement System (TMRS). TMRS funds consist of an employee and employer deposits. Currently, the City of Pharr submits employees’ deposits at a rate of 7% of gross compensation and the city deposits a match at a rate of 2-1. Employees are fully vested after five years of employment.

Texas Municipal Retirement System

Provider Texas Municipal Retirement System
http://www.tmrs.com
1-800-955-7736
Payroll Deductions 7% (Mandatory deduction for full-time permanent employees only)
2 to 1 match by the City of Pharr

Medical Plan

Eligible employees of the City of Pharr are enrolled in a Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) medical plan administered by United Healthcare (UHC) on the first of the month following their hire date at no cost to the employee. Employees are responsible for paying deductibles, coinsurance, and copayments. Employees may voluntarily purchase coverage for their spouse and dependent at a competitive group rate.

Health Insurance

Provider United Healthcare
http://www.myuhc.com
1-866-633-2446
Base Plan: Buy-Up Plan:
Payroll Deductions Employee Only: $0 per month
Employee + Spouse: $206.08 per month
Employee + Children: $189.25 per month
Employee + Family: $408.28 per month
Employee Only: $16.97 per month
Employee + Spouse: $239.61 per month
Employee + Children: $221.42 per month
Employee + Family: $458.05 per month
Coverage In Network: 70/30
Out of Network: 50/50
In Network: 80/20
Out of Network: 60/40
Deductibles In Network: $1,500 Individual, $3,000 Family
Out of Network: $3,000 Individual, $9,000 Family
In Network: $750 Individual, $1,500 Family
Out of Network: $3,000 Individual, $9,000 Family
Max Out of Pocket In Network: $2,000 Individual, $4,000 Family
Out of Network: $4,000 Individual, $12,000 Family
In Network: $2,000 Individual, $4,000 Family
Out of Network: $4,000 Individual, $12,000 Family
Co-Pay Primary Care: $30 per visit
Specialist Physician: $30 per visit
Emergency Room: $150 per visit
Primary Care: $15 per visit
Specialist Physician: $15 per visit
Emergency Room: $100 per visit
Prescriptions Retail 30 Day Supply:
Tier 1: $20
Tier 2: $35
Tier 3: $40
Retail 30 Day Supply:
Tier 1: $15
Tier 2: $30
Tier 3: $45
Mail Order Up To 30 Days Supply:
Tier 1: $40
Tier 2: $70
Tier 3: $100
Mail Order Up To 30 Days Supply:
Tier 1: $30
Tier 2: $60
Tier 3: $90

Healthiest You

Eligible employees and their dependents are enrolled in Teladoc services available 24hrs a day/7 days a week at no cost to the employee. Physician network can diagnose, treat, and prescribe with no consult fees, anytime and anywhere.

Teladoc

Provider Healthiestyou
http://www.member.healthiestyou.com
1-866-703-1259
Payroll Deductions 0, provided at no cost to all Full-Time employees and their dependents/spouse

Life Insurance & Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance (AD&D)

Life Insurance & Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance (AD&D) A basic Life and AD&D insurance of $25,000 is provided by the employer at no cost to all eligible employees as part of life insurance program. Your AD&D insurance would pay benefits if you were to die or be dismembered in an accident in the amounts listed above.Employees may also voluntarily purchase life insurance coverage on their spouse and dependents.

Basic Life, Voluntary Life, AD&D and Disability Insurance

Provider Dearborn National
http://www.dearbornnational.com
1-800-348-4512
Payroll Deductions Basic Life + AD&D Employee Only: 100% Paid by City of Pharr for full-time regular employees.
Basic Life + AD&D Employee + Dependents/Spouse: $1.24 per month
Benefits Basic Life + AD&D Employee: $25,000 Employee, $5,000 Spouse/$2,500 Dependents

Employee Assistance Plans (EAP)

The City of Pharr provides employees and their eligible household members a confidential, no cost program that can help reduce stress, get healthier and improve overall quality of life.

Employee Assistance Program

Provider Magellan Healthcare
https://www.magellanassist.com
1-800-327-1393
Payroll Deductions $0, provided at no cost to Full-Time employees

Deferred Compensation Plans

City of Pharr provides employees the opportunity to participate in optional 457b Deferred Compensation Plans to supplement their retirement.

I.C.M.A. Deferred Compensation Plans

Provider ICMA RC
http://www.icmarc.org/
Payroll Deductions $10.00 minimum contribution per pay-period and the maximum per-year is $18,000

Voluntary & Supplemental Benefits

The City of Pharr makes available a variety of additional supplemental products paid 100% by employee to fill in the gaps caused by increasing deductibles, co-payments and out-of-pocket healthcare costs.

Dental Insurance

Provider Ameritas
http://www.ameritasgroup.com
1-800-487-5553
Low Plan: High Plan:
Payroll Deductions Employee Only: $20.52 per month
Employee + 1: $36.72 per month
Employee + Family: $57.96 per month
Employee Only: $29.32 per month
Employee + 1: $51.68 per month
Employee + Family: $82.80 per month
Coverage Preventative Procedures: 100%
Basic Procedures: 80%
Major Procedures: N/A
Orthodontia: N/A
Preventative Procedures: 100%
Basic Procedures: 80%
Major Procedures: 50%
Orthodontia: 50%
Deductibles Preventative Procedures: $0
Basic & Major Procedures: $50
Preventative Procedures: $0
Basic & Major Procedures: $50
Maximums Per Person:
$750 per calendar year
Orthodontia Services: N/A
Per Person:
$1,000 per calendar year
Orthodontia Services: $1000 lifetime maximum/50%

Vision Insurance

Provider Ameritas
http://www.ameritasgroup.com
1-800-487-5553
Payroll Deductions Employee Only: $8.92 per month
Employee + 1: $14.36 per month
Employee w/Family: $19.64 per month
Coverage Vision Exams: $10 Copay
Materials: $25 Copay

Supplemental Insurance

Provider MetLife
http://www.MetLife.com
1-800-438-6388
Payroll Deductions Premiums vary depending on policy type and level
Coverage Cancer
Accidental
Hospital Confinement
Critical Illness
Whole Life
Term Life
Short Term Disability

Medical Transport

Provider MASA MTS
http://www.masamts.com
1-800-423-3226
Payroll Deductions $9 per month

Flexible Spending Account (Medical & Dependable)

Provider Alt Bently Yates Benefit Administrators
http://www.abybenefits.com
1-877-731-6258
Payroll Deductions Minimum $10 per pay period up to max of $2,600 per year for Medical FSA
Minimum $10 per pay period up to max of $5,000 per year for Dependent FSA

Prepaid Legal and Identity Protection

Provider Legal Shield
http://www.legalshield.com
1-800-654-7757
Payroll Deductions $8.48 Employee/ $9.48 Family
Provider IDShield
http://www.idshield.com
1-800-654-7757
Payroll Deductions $4.48 Employee/ $9.48 Family

Additional Employee Benefits

Workers Compensation Insurance Texas Municipal League Intergovernmental Risk Pool
Vacation Benefits 1 – 19 Years of Employment: 15 days per year
20+ Years of Employment : 20 days per year
Sick Leave 15 days per year
FMLA Leave 12 weeks of job protected leave to eligible employees who have worked for the City at least one year, with 1,250 hours over the previous 12 months.
Holidays 11 days per year
New Year’s Day
Good Friday
Memorial Day
Independence Day
Labor Day
Veteran’s Day
Thanksgiving Day
Thanksgiving Friday
Christmas Eve
Christmas Day
New Year’s Eve
Pay Procedures Bi-weekly
Probation Period There is a 6-month probation period for all new hired employees with the exception to the civil service police and fire personnel.
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