Union County
New Jersey
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Open Enrollment

 

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Medical

 

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.

Direct Access 1

Direct Access 3

EPO

HSA

PPO

Enrollment Forms

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.

Medical Enrollment Form

 

Claim Forms

Use these forms to submit claims to Horizon.

Horizon Medical Claim Form

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.

Contact Information

DepartmentContact
Horizon WebsiteWebsite
Horizon Customer Service1-800-355-2583
Horizon Online Services Helpdesk1-888-777-5075

 

 

Prescription

 

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)

 

Forms

2020 CVS Prescription Enrollment Form

Prescription Claim Form

 

Mail Order Prescriptions

Home Delivery service is available for those who take maintenance medications. Mail order forms are available in each Personnel Department. CVS Caremark customer service can be reached at 844-214-3459.
 
 
Member Identification Cards
 
CVS Caremark will be mailing new cards to all employees. They also offer an app for Andriod and Apple devices to display your ID card. https://info.caremark.com/mobile. To have an additional physical card mailed to you, please contact CVS Caremark at 844-214-3459.
 
 
Contact Information
DepartmentContact
CVS Caremark (Prescriptions)1-844-214-3459

Dental

 

 

 

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.

Enrollment

Overview of Plans

Universal Application

Does not need to be completed by employees in bargaining units for County Police, Corrections, Sheriffs.
 

Contact Information

Service ProviderPhone NumberWebsite
Delta Dental of NJ1-800-452-9310Website
Delta Flagship1-800-722-3524Website
HealthPlex/Eastern Dental1-800-982-5529Website

Request ID Cards

Service ProviderInstructions
Delta Dental of NJ and Delta FlagshipProviders 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 DentalMember identification cards are created and sent to the home address upon being enrolled in the plan.

Vision

 

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.

Plan Summary

VSP Benefits Summary

 

 

Enrollment

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.

VSP Enrollment Form

 

Contact Information

DepartmentContact
VSP WebsiteWebsite
Phone Number1-800-877-7195

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.

Assistance

 

Contacts

 

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.

Administration Building

Colleen Koch
908-527-4021
 
Eugenio Esquivel
908-527-4067
 
E-mail
 
Fax
908-558-2566

Social Services Employees

Barbara Watts
908-965-3723

E-mail
bwatts@ucnj.org

Fax
908-965-3836