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Aflac — Voluntary Insurances
The Town offers an annual open enrollment for Aflac plans that are fully employee sponsored and deducted from payroll. Consider these optional plans to supplement other forms of insurance:
  • Short-Term Disability: Provides a source of income when you can’t work due to sickness or injury.
  • Accident Plan: Pays cash to you for injuries on or off the job to help with non-medical expenses.
  • Cancer Plan: Cash benefit to be used as a safety net for fighting the financial burden of cancer.
  • Hospital Indemnity: Help with everyday living expenses during your hospital stay.
  • Dental: pays benefits regardless of any other plan and has no annual deductible.

Delta Dental
The Town offers two plans from Delta Dental: the Premier Table plan and the Premier Enhanced Table plan in addition to its existing Premier plan. The Premier Enhanced Table plan includes diagnostic and preventative care covered at 100% for just a slightly higher premium than the Premier Table plan. Please talk to our Delta Dental representative at the health fair for more information.

Deferred Compensation/Tax-Sheltered Annuities
 
These plans allow employees to defer a specified amount of income on a pre-tax basis.  School Department employees are eligible to arrange for their own tax-sheltered annuity provider. Town employees are eligible to select from the following alternatives:

Credit Union Membership/Savings Plan
Employees are eligible to join the Wellesley Credit Union and can have deductions taken from their payroll checks for some of the services offered by the Credit Union. If you have any questions, please call  (781) 235-0503. 

Employee Assistance Plans
The Town’s EAP, Corporate EAP Resources, Inc.  (866-635-1712 or 978-635-1712) and the School Department’s EAP, Human Relations Service (781-235-4950) offer a wide range of short-term counseling options for employees and their families. Utilization of services need not be related to work-specific issues.

myMedicationAdvisor
The myMedicationAdvisor Program provides educational services on Rx’s and also opportunities for you to save money on selected prescriptions for maintenance (regularly used) medications, through waived co-pays for medications purchased from Canada, England, Australia, and New Zealand. All medical information entered in myMedication Advisor is private and is not shared with your employer under any circumstances.  The toll-free helpline is 1-877-467-3113

Good Health Gateway Diabetes Program
Completing the Gateway Diabetes program steps allows you to receive diabetes medications and most diabetic supplies for $0 co-pays (FREE to you). When you complete the program instructions, we will send you a WSHG Rx Rewards Card to use at your local, in-network pharmacy or the program specific mail order service, informedMailTM.

Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
Flexible Spending Accounts, which allow employees to pay for dependent care and medical expenses on a pre-tax basis, are offered as an extension of the Town's Section 125 Pre-Tax Premium Payment Plan. Under the Flexible Spending Account program, which is administered by Benefit Strategies, eligible employees may set aside a certain amount of their income (up to a maximum of $5,000) on a pre-tax basis to pay for dependent care (such as day care or elder care) and (up to a maximum of $2,550) on a pre-tax basis for approved medical & dental expenses.

The plan year for flexible spending accounts is the calendar year – January 1st through December 31st.  Open enrollment information for FSA’s will be distributed to all benefit-eligible employees in October, 2017. All questions about the flexible spending account program should be addressed to Benefit Strategies @ 1-888-401-3539.