Active Employee Benefits

Open Enrollment Benefits Information 

Visit the 2022 Open Enrollment Benefits Page


2021 Benefits Information 

New! Benefits Selection Helper can help you calculate anticipated expenses, and assist you when choosing a medical plan.

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Benefits Selection Helper







2021 Benefits Guide (PDF)

2021 Temporary Employee Benefits Guide (PDF)

2021 Basic Drug List (PDF)

2021 CDHP w/HSA Preventive Drug List (PDF)

2021 ACA Preventive Drug List (PDF)

2021 ACA Contraceptive Drug List (PDF)

PPO Summary of Benefits and Coverage (PDF)

2021 PPO Summary of Benefits and Coverage (PDF)

2021 PPO Plan Document (PDF)

HMO Summary of Benefits and Coverage (PDF)

2021 HMO Summary of Benefits and Coverage (PDF)

2021 HMO Plan Document (PDF)

CDHP w/HSA Summary of Benefits and Coverage (PDF)

2021 CDHP w/HSA Summary of Benefits and Coverage (PDF)

2021 CDHP Plan Document (PDF)

Austin area In-Network Pharmacies for Flu Shots (PDF)

Tobacco Cessation 101 Class Schedule

Click here for a list of Tobacco Cessation 101 classes.  Employees and spouses who use tobacco can avoid the $12.50 per pay period tobacco premium if they complete the class. Register on TRAIN.  


To find a Davis Vision provider or to learn more about the plan, visit  If you are not a current member, click on Members, Open Enrollment, and enter client code 2481.  You can also call 888-445-2290.


BlueCare Dental PPO provides you the option of seeking services from in-network and out-of-network dentists. Selecting a dentist from the BlueCare Dental PPO network will offer you the greatest savings. When contacting a dentist, ask whether the dentist is contracted in the BlueCare Dental PPO network. To find a dentist, view claims activity, or for more information visit or call BlueCare Dental at 888-907-7880. For covered services and exclusions, refer to the BlueCare Dental PPO Plan Document (PDF) or call BlueCare Dental PPO.

Life Insurance

For a full description of coverage refer to the Employee Benefits Guide.  To calculate your cost of Supplemental Life use this convenient online worksheet.

Life Insurance Certificate (PDF)

Disability - Short Term and Long Term Disability

For a description of Short and Long Term Disability coverage, refer to the Employee Benefits Guide or at Short Term Disability (PDF) or Long Term Disability (PDF).  For a more detailed description of disability coverage, refer to Short Term Disability Certificate (PDF) or Long Term Disability Cetificate (PDF)

  • To calculate your cost for Long Term Disability, use this convenient online calculator  Long term worksheet

Flexible Spending Arrangement - FSA

Set aside money from your paycheck (on a pretax basis) to pay for eligible Health Care FSA and Dependent Care (child care) FSA expenses. The more you contribute, the lower your taxable income. 

To authorize having your FSA information discussed or released to another person, a HIPAA Release Form must be completed. Access the HIPAA FSA form (PDF).

ARAG Group Legal Plan

Employees can visit ARAG Legal Center and enter access code 17886coa to learn more about the plan and research legal topics.  Employees can also call 800-247-4184 to speak with an ARAG Customer Care Specialist, or visit

PerksConnect COA Employee Discounts

City of Austin PerksConnect is a comprehensive program designed to save money on many of your everyday purchases. You will have access to thousands of brand name items available through our discount merchandise service.

Visit PerksConnect at for more information. 

Deer Oaks Employee Assistance Program

Deer Oaks Employee Assistance Program provides access to counseling, legal and financial services in addition to Work/Life support.  

Deer Oaks EAP Services - Call 866-228-2542 or visit for more information. 

Deer Oaks Member login info:

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Affordable Small Dollar Loans

City employees will have access to apply for small dollar loans through the Community Loan Center of Austin (CLC) ranging from $400 - $1,000. You must be employed with the City a minimum of 90 days to be eligible. Payments can be deducted from your paycheck or set up through automatic draft. For additional Customer Service assistance call 956-356-6600 or 214-688-7456.

Apply online at

Additional Benefits