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EMPLOYEE BENEFITS

The County of Santa Cruz offers comprehensive benefits to eligible employees and their dependents.

 

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PMG Rebranded as Dignity Health Medical Network (DHMN) for the 2018 Plan Year

  • You can continue to see your same primary and specialty care doctor and keep your existing appointments.
  • PMG doctors will remain independent, stay at their current office locations, and keep their same phone numbers.
  • Your health plan will issue new ID Cards with the new medical group name DHMN.
  • PMG Official Transition Letter
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List of Physicians for Dignity Health Medical Network (aka: PMG) and PAMF

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Health Plans Mailing Update**

  • Health Plans are mailing Welcome Letters listing your medical group and Doctor.
  • If you were assigned to a different doctor or assigned to a medical group in Santa Clara County, contact your health plan directly to make the necessary corrections.
  • Your health plan will issue new ID Cards with the updated information.
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PayFlex (FSA) Website UPDATE**

  • PayFlex has revamped their website making it easy to manage your account. Among many other resources, it offers interactive videos that explain how to save money, it gives an explanation for eligible expenses, and offers educational tools providing helpful tips to make the most of this tax savings program.
  • PayFlex FSA Website
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Don’t Forget to use your Flexible Spending Account (FSA) funds!

Your 2017 FSA plan year is quickly coming to an end on December 31, 2017*. According to the IRS, some or all of the unused funds left in your account (after your claim filing deadline) may be forfeited. The Below are some tips to help avoid losing your funds.

Tips to avoid losing your funds

Log in to the PayFlex member website at www.payflex.com then:

  • Check your account balance on My Dashboard.
  • Click on the Financial Center, select your FSA from the drop down menu. Here you can view your claim filing deadline and number of days left to spend your FSA dollars.
  • View a list of common eligible expense items under Quick Links to decide how to spend your remaining funds.
  • Submit your eligible claims to PayFlex before your claim filing deadline of March 30, 2018. You can also do this through the PayFlex Mobile® app, complete a paper claim form and fax, or mail it to us.

Questions?

Visit your PayFlex member website, and click Contact Us. PayFlex is available to help Monday – Friday, 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. CT and Saturday, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. CT.

*After 12/31/17 IRS provides 1/1/18 - 3/15/18 as a ‘grace period’ to spend any unused funds.

 

Contact Us

Benefits Unit
701 Ocean Street, Room 510
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
 
FAX: 831-454-2245
Benefits Hotline:  831-454-2241
Benefits Questions: email link

D-CARE

Dependent Care

H-CARE

Health Care Flexible Spending Account

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