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Health Center Plan

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The Health Center Plan will offer health centers in the Fort Worth area that are exclusively available to city employees, retirees and their dependents. These centers will provide unlimited primary care services for employees during normal business hours, and which may include extended business hours in some locations. Employees can expect to receive an appointment on the same or next business day for sick visits.

Specialists will be available at various costs, depending upon their participation in the United Healthcare – Choice Network and whether or not they are a premium or a non-premium provider.

Learn more about health center locations and services

Compare the 2018 health plans

To help employees better understand the city’s two health plans, here’s a comparison chart of the 2018 rates showcasing the differences between the Health Center Plan and the Consumer Choice Plan, as well as some other facts about both plans.

Active Employees (Per Paycheck)

Employee only Employee + spouse Employee + child(ren) Employee + family
Health Center Plan $48.18 $238.37 $177.85 $333.47
Consumer Choice Plan $0 $161.66 $115.77 $242.50
  • All preventive care, including mammograms and routine colonoscopies, are free to members of both the Health Center Plan and the Consumer Choice Plan.
  • Consumer Choice Plan members will be able to use the health centers at a discounted rate of $60 per visit.
  • Mental health services are still available, and are treated like medical services under both plan options regarding the billing process.

Retiree rates are available on the Retiree Benefits page.

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