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Administrative Center-Suite 2500
212 6th Street North
La Crosse, WI 54601

Phone: (608)785-9640
Fax: (608) 789-4887

Office Hours:
Monday through Friday
8:00 am – 4:30 pm

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Benefits At A Glance
BENEFIT WHEN YOU ARE
ELIGIBLE
GENERAL NATURE OF BENEFIT COST PER MONTH
(2017 Rates)
Medical Plan:
  • Choice PPO
First of the month following 30 days of employment Eligible employees receive comprehensive medical coverage focused on preventive care. Hospital, physician, surgical, laboratory services, pregnancy, home health care, emergency room, vision, and prescription coverage.
SingleFamily
2017 Rates
Gundersen Health Plan PPO:$90$220.80
Mayo PPO:$90$220.80
In-Network Deductible:$1,250$2,500
In-Network Out-of-Pocket:$2,250$4,500
Retail Clinics Included in both health plans Eligible employees recieve quality family healthcare at no cost for the diagnosis and treatment of common medical conditions, digital x-ray, patient lab testing and prescriptions when necessary. No cost to eligible employees and their dependents.
Dental Plan:
  • Delta Dental
First of the month following 30 days of employment Eligible employees receive preventive, diagnostic, orthodontic, and restorative services.
SingleFamily
2017 Rates
$8.36$24.20
Health Care Flexible Spending Account (FSA) After 30 days of employment Eligible employees may elect up to $2,500 to be set aside each calendar year on a pre-tax basis to pay for medical/dental expenses not covered by a health plan, such as copayments, deductibles, or coinsurance. The total amount elected for the year divided by the number of pay periods in the year.
Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account After 30 days of employment Eligible employees may elect up to $5,000 to be set aside each calendar year on a pre-tax basis to pay for qualified child care and/or adult care expenses. The total amount elected for the year divided by the number of pay periods in the year.
Basic Life Insurance First of the month following 30 days of employment Eligible employee's life insurance is equal to their annual salary rounded up to the next thousand. Example: If an employee earns $27,534 annually, its value is $28,000, and the employee pays $8.08/mo., which is half the total premium.
Short-Term Disability
&
Long-Term Disability
&
Accidental Death & Dismemberment
First of the month following 30 days of employment Bundled together with our Basic Life Insurance plan. Coverage is through National Insurance Services and is designed to offer additional financial protection as a supplement to our Sick Time accrual. Since these disability benefits are bundled with Basic Life Insurance, the $8.15/mo. in the example above includes these premiums.
BENEFIT WHEN YOU ARE
ELIGIBLE
GENERAL NATURE OF BENEFIT COST PER MONTH
(2016 Rates)
Wisconsin Retirement System (WRS) Upon employment Participation in WRS is automatic for employees working more than 1200 hours/year. Employee contributes a percentage of gross wages which is matched by the County. Plan includes disability and death benefits. Employee and employer shares are established by WRS annually. The rate for 2016 is 6.6% of the employee's gross wages. WRS is one of the top 10 retirement plans in the U.S.
Deferred Compensation Upon employment Eligible employees can supplement retirement benefits by saving and investing traditional before-tax dollars as 457(b) elective contributions.
Options:
        Nationwide
        WI Deferred Comp
        ICMA
As little as $1 per pay check up to the maximum allowed by the IRS.
Vacation   Eligible employees earn:
        Two weeks for 1-4 years
        Three weeks for 5-12 years, etc;
        Up to five weeks after 20 years
Max accumulated balance is double your annual entitlement.
No cost.
Sick Time   Eligible employees accrue up to one day per month. Maximum accrual benefit of 150 days. No cost.
Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Upon employment Up to 5 counseling sessions with a licensed/certified therapist by phone or in-person, per family member, per issue, each calendar year. No cost.
Wellness Upon employment Activities and programs offered include annual health assessments, onsite presentations from health experts, wellness challenges, and other health related events.
Get Active La Crosse website
No cost.

The contents of this website are not intended to substitute any discussions with the Personnel department. This webpage is a summary of general information only. To discuss personal requests and needs and for further information, contact the Personnel department. The Personnel department does not give financial or legal advice.

This webpage does not encompass all benefits.



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