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Allan Kujala, IPMA-CP, CLRP, CGBA - Director

555 Bay Road, Dover, DE 19901

(302) 744-2310 / Fax: (302) 736-2262

personnel@co.kent.de.us

 

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HR Current News

County's EAP can help with life's BIG & small challenges! :

6/20/2017
Sometimes employees or family members may have moments of crises and are unsure of what to do or where to turn. Surprises and disappointments can occur at any moment and being resilient to overcome s... (Read more)

Exercising Summer Fun Sense Can Save Cents! :

6/15/2017
Longer days and warmer weather allow us all to enjoy more time outdoors and that means more time being exposed to the effects of the sun. Your good health is important to Kent County not only for cus... (Read more)

2017-18 SBCs provide great Health insurance coverage summary :

6/7/2017
The new 2017-18 Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield Delaware Summary of Benefits & Coverage is now accessible on the County website under the Employee Portal under the “Announcements & Notices” tab. The ... (Read more)

Employee Life & LTD Insurances transitioning to Sun Life :

5/30/2017
Recently six potential insurers responded to an Employee Insurances Request for Proposals, and after some discussion Levy Court Commissioners decided to approve bids submitted on behalf of Sun Life. T... (Read more)

Do You Partner with Your Physician? :

5/2/2017
Your relationship with your physician influences your ability to make informed health decisions and can impact the outcome of your care. To get the most out of your care, and be an informed health car... (Read more)

Share your DVDs with Airmen overseas & support the Military :

5/19/2017
May is National Military Appreciation Month and serves as a reminder to show our support for the men and women who make up our Armed Forces community. Several events and happenings are taking place l... (Read more)

Are You Making Informed Care Decisions? :

5/2/2017
While preventive care services are important, more care doesn’t necessarily mean better care. According to the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, there’s a 43 percent chance that when you visit ... (Read more)

Do You Take Personal Responsibility for Your Health? :

5/2/2017
While many health issues are not in your control, others are. More and more illnesses today can be directly connected to lifestyle choices. In fact, 70 percent of today’s illnesses are related to life... (Read more)

Are You Getting Your Preventative Care? :

5/2/2017
It’s true what they say—an ounce of prevention is certainly worth a pound of cure! That’s because preventive care services can help you establish a healthy lifestyle and may help you avoid a more seri... (Read more)

Do You Know Your Health Status? :

5/2/2017
A critical part of being an informed health care consumer is having a clear and complete picture of your health status. That way you know what you’re doing right and where you need to make improvement... (Read more)

Health Insurance Bids Result in No Plan Changes :

4/20/2017
Last month, five potential insurers responded to an Employee Health Insurance Request for Proposals, and after much discussion Levy Court Commissioners decided to approve a retrospective type renewal ... (Read more)

Save more for Retirement with tax-deferred 457 Account :

4/20/2017
Dreaming about retirement? If so, what you do now can help maintain your current lifestyle by supplementing your County pension with funds from your personal 457 deferred compensation plan. With the... (Read more)

Highmark EOB mailing cycle to switch from 7 to 25 days :

4/6/2017
Do you think all those EOBs you receive in the mail are a waste of paper and money? EOBs are required by law and one purpose is to help reduce fraudulent medical service charges, but perhaps Highmark... (Read more)

Rx Costs Add Up - $4 Prescripitions can save BIG bucks! :

3/16/2017
In addition to exercising good healthcare consumerism by comparing provider costs or talking to your primary care physician, you might be surprised to learn you can “shop” for lower prescription costs... (Read more)

You can Help Control Healthcare Costs - Here's how... :

3/16/2017
Concerned about ever increasing health insurance premiums? The right solution might just be “consumerism”. What is it? Comparing costs and choosing the lowest cost, highest rated healthcare provider f... (Read more)

County Compensation Greater than Annual Salary :

12/1/2016
Employees should know exactly what their benefits cost the County government during Fiscal Year 2017 thanks to Benefit Summaries distributed to all full-time employees on November 30. The summaries a... (Read more)

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