The General Health System (GHS) Benefits Program offers several options
for you and your family.
Health Insurance: Our premium and consumer-based healthcare insurance plans are available
to meet you and your family’s needs. All full-time employees are
eligible for health insurance on their date of hire. Our plans offer a
simple co-pay structure and 100% coverage on most services provided at
a GHS facility.
Flexible Spending Accounts: This benefit offers employees a reimbursable pre-tax savings account available
for dependent care and / or medical spending expenses.
Dental Insurance: Our dental insurance plans allow you to see any dentist, anywhere, with
100% coverage for preventive care every six months.
Vision Insurance: Our vision insurance plan premiums are affordable and easy to use with
a preferred provider network that includes individual optometrist and
ophthalmologists and major retail businesses such as Walmart and Target.
- Cancer & Specified Disease Insurance is a supplemental policy that
provides income if you or a family member is diagnosed with cancer or
any other disease as specified by the plan.
- Critical Illness Insurance is a supplemental policy that provides benefits
for 11 critical illnesses. The amount of coverage is chosen by you, and
your dependents are covered under this policy as well.
LIFE & DISABILITY
Company Paid Life Insurance: This policy is available for all full-time employees with one year of service
with GHS, and is valued at one time your annual salary (capped at $50,000).
Salary Supplemental Life Insurance: This policy gives you the option of purchasing life insurance equaling
up to five times your annual salary.
Optional Term Life Insurance: An affordable policy in the amount of $10,000 is also available.
Interim Disability: This disability policy is a company-paid and funded benefit for all full-time
employees with one year of continuous full-time service. The policy is
a one-time payment and pays up to 60% of an employee's base annual
salary after the total disability absence period has exceeded 60 days
and will continue to pay through the 90th day of the disability.
Long Term Disability: This company-paid policy is available to all employees with one year of
continuous full-time service. The policy pays up to 60% of an employee's
base salary after the total disability or absence period has exceeded
the policy's 90-day elimination period.
Short Term Disability: This voluntary disability policy allows employees the option to pick their
benefit amount up to 65% of their base salary with a maximum benefit of
$6,000 monthly. Coverage begins on the 15th day of the illness or disability,
and benefits are paid up to 26 weeks (6 months)
- Employees are automatically enrolled in our comprehensive 401(k) retirement
plan. Eligibility begins at the beginning of the pay period following
30 days of employment. Employees have the option to contribute 1% - 100%
of their annual salary, up to the legal limit. The organization will also
match 50% of the first 6% of pay contributed by employee after one year
of employment and 1,000 hours worked.
PAID TIME OFF
General Paid Time (GPT) Off: This benefit combines accruals for vacation, holiday, and sick time into
one flexible plan - you choose when you want to take time off. GPT accumulation
begins upon hire for all regular full-time and regular part-time employees
and is calculated per pay period, based on an employee's FTE value
and hours worked. (capped at 80 hours bi-weekly)
GPT Cash-Out Programs: This benefit offers employees the opportunity to forego a portion of their
GPT accrual in exchange for a monetary payment.
Jury Duty: The organization recognizes the responsibility of employees as citizens.
Employees summoned to jury duty will be allowed approved time off with pay.
Bereavement: This benefit allows full-time employees up to three regular scheduled
days leave of absence without loss of pay in the event of an immediate
family member’s death.
Employee Assistance Program (EAP): This program is designed to assist employees and their families with concerns
related to physical illness, mental or emotional disturbance, chemical
/ substance abuse and dependency. The EAP also provides assistance related
to marital, legal, or financial concerns.
Employee Health Office - FREE office visit with nurse practitioner for all employees.
Employee & Family Clinic: All employees are able to utilize the services offered at the four locations
of the Employee & Family Clinic. Discounted co-pays apply for GHS
health plan members.