Employee Benefits

The City of Bothell is represented by four employee unions and one non-Represented group:
  • AFSCME Union (American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees)
  • BPC Union (Bothell Police Captains) 
  • BPOG Union (Bothell Police Officers Guild)
  • IAFF Union (International Association of Firefighter)
  • Non-Represented

For position classifications, please visit the Job Classifications.


Summary of Benefits by Union

  1. AFSCME
  2. BPC
  3. BPOG
  4. IAFF
  5. Non-Represented

To learn more about Union benefits, click through the tabs above.

AFSCME Union Benefits

Medical/ Dental/ Vision Coverage

The City of Bothell utilizes the Association of Washington Cities as our third-party administrators for Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and Long Term Disability insurance. The AWC Employee Benefit Trust is Washington’s largest local government benefit pool for cities, towns, and other local governments. Through AWC, we can provide quality, efficient, and cost-effective benefits and health promotion programs with the highest level of service.

Medical Information:

The City pays 100% of the premium for employees and 90% of the premium for spouse and dependents up to age 26.

Combined Insurance Enrollment Form

The City has two medical insurance companies for AFSCME employees to choose from options:

Regence

Regence is a non-profit that utilizes the broader Blue Cross/BlueShield network to provide coverage throughout the US and abroad. The benefits are comprehensive, and the provider network is expansive, with a choice of many member pharmacies. Member physicians must be used for the highest level of payment.

Regence Healthfirst $250 Deductible Summary

Regence Healthfirst $250 Deductible Booklet

Regence High Deductible Health Plan Summary

Regence High Deductible Health Plan Booklet

Kaiser Permanente

Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Washington and Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Washington Options, Inc. offers coordinated-care plans with care provided by Washington Permanente Medical Group physicians and clinicians at Kaiser Permanente operated facilities.

Kaiser Permanente $200 Deductible with $20 Co-pay Summary

Kaiser Permanente $200 Deductible with $20 Co-pay Booklet

Kaiser Permanente High Deductible Health Plan Summary

Kaiser Permanente High Deductible Health Plan Booklet - Individual

Kaiser Permanente High Deductible Health Plan Booklet - Family

Medical Opt-Out

When an employee is eligible to receive family medical benefits through employment with the City and the employee and family members are covered by medical benefits elsewhere, the employee may choose to “opt-out” of receiving City medical benefits for himself/herself and his/her family. 

Medical Opt-Out Form

Dental Information:

The City utilizes Delta Dental of Washington for employees. Delta Dental has worked to improve oral health by emphasizing preventive care and making dental coverage more affordable. Nearly 90% of Washington dentists are in-network, giving members a wide choice for obtaining dental care.

The City pays 100% of the premium for employee and 90% of the premium for spouse and dependents up to age 26.

Delta Dental of Washington Overview - Plan F

Delta Dental of Washington Booklet - Plan F

Included is Orthodontic Plan 

Delta Dental of Washington Orthodontics Rider Plan V

Vision Information:

The City’s vision plan through Vision Service Plan (VSP) provides coverage for a vision exam, lenses, and frames. 

The City pays 100% of the premium for employee, spouse, and dependents up to age 26.

VSP $0 Co-pay Summary

VSP $0 Co-pay Booklet

Tax-Favored Plans - FSA and HSA

Flexible Spending Account (FSA)

A Flexible Spending Account (FSA) is an account you defer a portion of your paycheck into so that you use to pay for certain out-of-pocket health care costs. You don’t pay taxes on this money. A maximum of $2750 can be contributed each year. This plan is a yearly subscription that must be renewed by the employee.

FSA Enrollment Form

FSA Carryover

Health Saving Account (HSA)

A Health Savings Account (HSA) is a tax-advantaged account to help people save for medical expenses that high-deductible health plans don’t cover. An HSA, owned by an employee, can be funded by the employee and the employer. The contributions are invested over time and can be used to pay for qualified medical expenses. 

HSA Guide

Life and Long Term Disability Insurance

The City pays 100% of the premiums for the employee.