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Benefits & Plans

Employees of state agencies, political subdivisions, universities and colleges have access to a robust benefits package including medical, dental, life insurance, short and long-term disability and flexible spending accounts (FSA). All benefits are administered by the Department of Administration's Office of Group Insurance.

The state of Idaho is fully insured for its medical and dental coverages. Each medical plan includes a vision benefit and prescription drug coverage as well as an Employee Assistance Program (EAP). As part of their employment, benefit eligible employees receive Basic Life Insurance, including Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) and short and long-term disability, with an option to purchase additional Voluntary Term Life (VTL) coverage. Employees also have the option participate in Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) for medical and daycare expenses.

FY2017 Information

Plan Year: July 1, 2016 - June 30, 2017

Visit the links below for details about specific benefits and plan contracts.

This summary document does not include details about plan provisions, exclusions, or limitations. For detailed information, refer to the individual plan contracts.


Information and links below are specific to the prior plan year.

FY2017 Benefits Information

July 1, 2016 - June 30, 2017

Summary of Benefits & Coverage (SBC)

FY2017 SBC PPO [PDF]

FY2017 SBC Traditional [PDF]

FY2017 SBC High Deductable [PDF]