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Employee and Retiree Benefits

The State of Iowa’s commitment to its employees is demonstrated by the total compensation package provided by the State. Employees’ compensation is more than just their direct pay. In addition to the direct compensation received as a State of Iowa employee, a significant amount is spent on the benefit plans available to employees and their families.

 2021 Retiree Enrollment and Change Period is October 15 - December 7


2021 Employee Enrollment and Change: Important Dates to Remember

December 18, 2020 - 2021 health and dental premiums are reflected on your pay warrant.
December 29, 2020 - If you elected to increase your supplemental life insurance, the Evidence of Insurability (EOI) must be filed with the Standard Life Insurance Company.
January 15, 2021 - 2021 Flexible Spending Accounts elections are reflected on your pay warrant.

COVID-19 Information


Employees
 
Retirees
 
Benefit Providers
 
COBRA
     
Explore valuable benefits and services as a State of Iowa employee 
 
  Review benefits and services available as a State of Iowa retiree   Contact employee benefit providers   Continuation of health and dental benefits coverage

 IowaBenefits is the online place to enroll, re-enroll, make changes, cancel, or opt-out of State benefits. Instructions for logging onto IowaBenefits can be found on the DAS website.

News and Information


Benefits at a Glance

 

Dr. on Demand

 

Iowa Group MedicareBlue Rx
(State Retirees)

All State employees except SPOC
 

Visit a doctor 24/7 on your smartphone, tablet or computer from virtually anywhere.

Doctor on Demand User Guide

Doctor on Demand and COVID-19

Doctor on Demand has added information to their web and app homescreens to address growing concerns about COVID-19 in the U.S. The information provides education, frequently asked questions and a free assessment tool.

Doctor on Demand COVID-19 Screenshots

 

MedicareBlue Rx has provided instructions to help you determine your drug cost.

SPOC-covered Employees
   

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The Department of Administrative Services – Human Resources Enterprise is providing this information about the State of Iowa’s benefits. The information on this web page is subject to change. Nothing herein shall be construed as a guarantee of benefits. This webpage is not a complete description of the State of Iowa’s benefit plans. Nothing on this web page supersedes or changes any of the terms and conditions of any plan documents, insurance policies, or other legal agreements. If the wording in this web page contradicts any plan documents, laws, regulations, administrative rules, insurance policies, or other legal agreements, the wording in the official documents and agreements will govern.

Updated 11/20/2020