Overview of Employee Benefits Programs


Eligibility for benefits

Full-time employees are eligible to be covered under our group benefit plans as shown below. Coverage will be effective on the first day of the month following your date of hire.


Voluntary Benefits with Employer Contribution

Medical Insurance Information For Employees and Retirees - EBMS

Federal Transparency in Coverage Rule: This link leads to the machine-readable files (MRF) that are made available in response to the federal Transparency in Coverage Rule and includes negotiated service rates and out-of-network allowed- amounts between health plans and healthcare providers. The machine-readable files are formatted to allow researchers, regulators, and application developers to more easily access and analyze data.


Dental and Vision Insurance Information for Employees - Guardian


Employer Paid Insurance

Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance

Short Term Disability Insurance

Long Term Disability Insurance

Employee Assistance Program (EAP

If you need help with feelings of stress or anxiety about this extraordinary period of unprecedented global disruption, we encourage you to contact our EAP provider WorkLifeMatters available through Uprise Health. Our EAP provides counseling services to employees who are members of Centenary’s health plan, their partners and members of their households at no cost.

Connect to a counselor for free support services:

Email: eapcounselor@uprisehealth.com
Phone: 1-800-386-7055
Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Web: https://worklife.uprisehealth.com/
(User name: WorkLife Password: 70101)


Voluntary Benefits (100% Employee Paid)


Flexible Savings


Health Savings Account


Sick Leave Policy


Retirement Benefits Program Information and Enrollment Forms for Employees


Additional resources


We know that not everyone has a relationship with a doctor who can provide advice on the spot.

Here are some tips on what you can do:

  • If you are a member of Centenary’s health plan you are probably aware that you have access to Telemedicine through SwiftMD. You can go online or call and talk to a real doctor 24/7, from anywhere in the United States. Start by completing registration at SwiftMD

This service is not just for suspected Covid-19 infections and applies to any non-life-threatening health issue for you or your family members.


Information about your right to COBRA continuation coverage, which is a temporary extension of insurance coverage under the Plan when it would otherwise end because of a life or career event. 

Qualifying Events

A qualifying event is an event that triggers a special enrollment period for an individual or family to purchase health insurance outside of the regular annual ACA open enrollment period. 

Retirement and Medicare

Retirement decisions are among the most important you will ever make. This Ready to Retire Guide will help answer some common questions.


If you or your spouse will be 65 or older when you retire, Medicare will play an important role in your health insurance coverage. This guide will help answer some common questions.

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