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Medical Plan Summaries
All medical offered by the County of Union are through Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of NJ. Below are summaries for the various plans offered by the County that can be downloaded for viewing.
To enroll in a medical and/or prescription plan, an enrollment form needs to be completed and submitted to either your department’s Personnel Liaison or to the Health Benefits Unit in the Division of Personnel.
Use these forms to submit claims to Horizon.
Member Identification Cards
Horizon issues identification cards to each member of a plan, but the name on each card provided is the name of the employee that holds the policy.
Horizon – In the event that an employee needs to order new cards, this can be done by entering the member’s online account in horizonblue.com. Temporary cards can also be printed from this account while the cards are being mailed out to the home address. If new cards are ordered, please allow up to 10 business days for them to arrive.
EPO, HSA, Direct Access, and PPO Plan Members: Receive 2 cards in total: 1 card for medical coverage and 1 card for prescription coverage. These cards arrive at the home address separately.
|Horizon Customer Service||1-800-355-2583|
|Horizon Online Services Helpdesk||1-888-777-5075|
The County of Union is switching to CVS Caremark Prescription Drug Program effective July 1st.
The County of Union, through CVS CAREMARK, provides eligible employees, their spouses and eligible dependents, medical prescription drug benefits. Employees become eligible to participate in the plan the first of the month following 60 days of satisfactory employment. Prescription cards are issued by CVS Caremark, and are mailed to your home address.
The Prescription co-payment schedule is:
- $5 co-pay per prescription for generic drugs (30 day supply, retail)
- $25 co-pay per prescription for brand name drug where generic is not available (30 day supply, retail)
- $50 co-pay per prescription for non-preferred brand name drug where generic is available (30 day supply, retail)
- $5/$30/$60 co-pay per prescription for mail ordered drugs, (90 day supply, Home Delivery)
Mail Order Prescriptions
|CVS Caremark (Prescriptions)||1-844-214-3459|
The County of Union offers various dental plans through 3 different providers: Delta Dental of NJ, Delta Flagship, and HealthPlex/Eastern Dental. Below is an overview of all of the dental benefits offered, as well as detailed summaries for each plan.
To enroll in a dental plan, universal enrollment and deduction forms needs to be completed and submitted to either your department’s Personnel Liaison or to the Health Benefits Unit in the Division of Personnel.
|Service Provider||Phone Number||Website|
|Delta Dental of NJ||1-800-452-9310||Website|
Request ID Cards
|Delta Dental of NJ and Delta Flagship||Providers do not issue member identification cards. The service provider will need to use the Social Security Number of the policyholder to process any claims for the member or any dependents.|
|HealthPlex/Eastern Dental||Member identification cards are created and sent to the home address upon being enrolled in the plan.|
The County of Union offers a vision insurance plan through Vision Service Plan (VSP). Below is a summary of the plan offerings per covered individual.
To enroll in the County of Union’s vision plan, complete an enrollment form and submit it to your Personnel Liaison or send to the Division of Personnel.
Member Identification Cards
VSP does not issue member identification cards. The service provider will need to use the Social Security Number of the policyholder to process any claims for the member or any dependents.
The Health Benefits Unit of the County of Union is located within the Division of Personnel. If you have any questions regarding your health benefits, you may reach out to your departments Personnel Liaison or contact one of the following members of our team.
Social Services Employees