What’s New for 2023

What’s New for 2023

Our goal is to provide Texas Health employees with great benefits that meet the needs of you and your family, as well as have an attractive benefits package to help us entice and retain the best talent to work alongside you, all the while being good stewards of our resources. As you continue to live Our Texas Health Promise each day caring for the communities we are so privileged to serve, our hope is you will find benefits, perks and resources at Texas Health that help you and your co-workers do your life’s best work together. 

What’s Changing Next Year

The list below is a high-level summary of changes to expect for 2023. All changes will be effective Jan. 1, 2023. 

New Benefits

  • Free access to Headspace app for help with sleep, mindfulness, stress and more
  • Pet Insurance to cover your furry family members 
  • Long Term Care as an option through a new Life Insurance plan
  • Childcare Subsidy to help pay for childcare expenses through a per pay period contribution of $23.08 to the Day Care Flexible Spending Account 

Benefit Changes

401(k) Retirement Plan

  • The employer match to the 401(k) plan will begin after six months of working at Texas Health instead of one year.

Medical

  • After evaluating options to meet the needs of our employees and their families for the 2023 plan year, we will offer three medical plan choices from two different vendors for eligible employees to choose from:
    1. Quantum Care 750 (new vendor, new network of doctors and facilities)
    2. UnitedHealthcare Choice 1000
    3. UnitedHealthcare Choice 2500 (high deductible health plan)
  • Medical premiums will increase slightly.
  • A new Diabetes support program will be available through Caremark

Dental

  • Dental premiums will increase slightly.

Health Savings Account

  • Annual contribution limit will increase to $3,850 for individuals/$7,750 for families.

Health Care Flexible Spending Account

  • Annual contribution limit will increase to $2,850.

Day Care Flexible Spending Account

  • To help with the cost of day care expenses, Texas Health will make a per pay period contribution of $23.08 to the Day Care Flexible Spending Account in the form of a childcare subsidy for employees who elect the coverage.

Time Away from Work

  • Employees who work at Texas Health for less than one year and terminate employment or lose benefits eligibility will not be paid out unused PTO hours.

Other Changes

  • The Employee Discount Program will be expanded to PRN and part-time benefit ineligible employees.
  • Employees who terminate employment from Texas Health and are rehired within one year (365 days) instead of 13 weeks (91 days) will now qualify for Bridging of Service and have their prior benefit elections, 401(k) match and PTO accruals reinstated.
  • Superior Vision has been acquired by MetLife, so our Vision plan vendor will now be “Superior Vision by MetLife”