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Plan Information
Employees and their dependents are eligible for health care coverage beginning the first day of employment with the City of Lewiston. The City covers 100% of the premium for the employee and the employee pays 15% of the premium for dependents.

Update - Changes for 2016        
  • Maximum Out-of-Pocket is $3,000 for an individual/$6000 per family
  • Co-pay Doctor Visit - $30
  • Co-pay Specialist Visit - $50
  • Out of Network Deductible is $5,000 for an individual/ $10,000 for family
  • Prescription Co-pay has changed to $10 for 90-day supply of Generic Rx
  • There is a separate $200 annual deductible for Formulary Brand, Non Formulary, and Specialty Medications.  
  • Formulary Brand Drug has a minimum $25 copay and maximum $100 copay
  • Non Formulary Brand and Specialty Drugs have a minimum $75 copay and maximum $200 copay
  • Specialty Drugs have a co-pay of 50% up to $300  
  • 2016 City of Lewiston Medical Summary

Regence Benefit Booklet 2016

Regence Customer Service - 866-240-9580

Health Insurance Premium Schedule

FY'16 Monthly Health Insurance Rates Effective 10/01/15


FY'16 Total Premium

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BriovaRx and OptumRX
Effective March 1, 2016, BriovaRx will be Regence's preferred Specialty Pharmacy, replacing Walgreens. Effective April 1, 2016, OptumRx Home Delivery will be Regence's preferred mail-order pharmacy, replacing Walgreens.

Walgreens is working closely with Regence to minimize disruption to members. Walgreens continues to be an in-network provider for walk-in non-specialty prescription coverage and some Limited Distribution specialty medications.

Regence Bariatric Program
The Bariatric Program through the City's medical insurance is a referral based program for those who meet the eligibility requirements.

You must have a Body Mass Index (BMI) of 40 or greater or BMI of 35 or greater with a diagnosis of diabetes mellitus or BMI of 35 or greater with at least two of the following conditions: high blood pressure, elevated cholesterol, coronary heart disease, or sleep apnea.

Referral must be from your primary care provider to the Rockwood Clinic in Spokane.
Quit for Life Smoking Cessation Program
The two most costly health care issues in society today are obesity and smoking.  The City has negotiated the additional benefit of a Smoking Cessation Program which includes coverage of prescription medication and/or patches/gum.  Additional information is available at this link.

            QUIT FOR LIFE

For additional information please contact Human Resources at 208-746-3671 or .