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File #: AM No. 20-128   
Type: Consent Item Status: Passed
File created: 9/16/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: 10/6/2020 Final action: 10/6/2020
Title: Approval of Benefits Recommendations -RedMed Plan Changes for 2021 a. Resolution No. 1537: A Resolution Adopting a Revised Summary Plan Description for the City of Redmond Self-Insured Medical Plan
Attachments: 1. Agenda Memo, 2. Attachment A: Resolution, 3. Attachment A, Exhibit 1: Plan Changes
TO: Members of the City Council
FROM: Mayor Angela Birney
DEPARTMENT DIRECTOR CONTACT(S):
Human Resources
Cathryn Laird
425-556-2125

DEPARTMENT STAFF:
Human Resources
Nicole Bruce
Sr. Human Resources Analyst/ Benefits Plan Administrator


TITLE:
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Approval of Benefits Recommendations -RedMed Plan Changes for 2021

a. Resolution No. 1537: A Resolution Adopting a Revised Summary Plan Description for the City of Redmond Self-Insured Medical Plan


OVERVIEW STATEMENT:
recommendation
Approve Attachment A, a proposed resolution supporting amendment of the Red-Med Plan incorporating the proposed benefit recommendations; and authorize and direct the Mayor to implement these changes including the execution of any contracts and agreements to do so.
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? Additional Background Information/Description of Proposal Attached


REQUESTED ACTION:

? Receive Information ? Provide Direction ? Approve


REQUEST RATIONALE:

* Relevant Plans/Policies:
Any changes to Red-Med benefits are incorporated into a Summary Plan Description, which is the definitive description of the benefits that are covered by Red-Med. The Summary Plan Description for the Self-Insured Employee Health Benefits Plan was adopted by Resolution
No. 913 and last amended by Resolution No. 1524. Attached is a resolution to amend Resolution No. 1524.
* Required:
The City of Redmond Personnel Manual, Section 1.40, requires Council approval of changes in the medical plan that increase benefits to employees.
* Council Request:
N/A
* Other Key Facts:
These changes are negotiated with bargaining units before they are incorporated into the Summary Plan Description as plan amendments.


OUTCOMES:
The Red-Med changes being considered for 2021 are mostly recommendations from Premera on additional programs that are value added for members and help to curb costs to the plan. Two recommendations are for recent changes in the law.


COMMUNITY/STAKEHOLDER OUTREACH AND INVOLVEMENT:

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