CHS offers a variety of Additional Benefits to help teammates balance other areas of their personal lives. These benefits may help with the demands of work and life and address unique family needs.

 

CHS Dependent Back-Up Care*

Provides care to a child or dependent adult when an emergency arises or when regular care plans are not available.

Carrier: Bright Horizons | View printable summary

Eligibility: All regular status teammates (FT, PT, PRN) – excluding temporary teammates, children 6 weeks of age or older, adult family members age 18 or older

Enrollment: Teammates may enroll in this benefit at any time. To enroll call Bright Horizons at 1-855-692-8329

Cancellation: Teammates may cancel this plan at any time

Care Includes:

  • Center-based care
  • Evening and weekend in-home care
  • School holidays or inclement weather emergencies
  • Business travel
  • Caregiver vacations
  • In-home care after minor surgery

Plan Highlights:

  • Up to 15 days of care annually
  • Discounted care expenses
  • Access to trained caregivers
  • Center-based care is $25 per day per child or $35 family max
  • In-home care is $6 per hour for both children and adults

Pet Care

Provides access to experienced dog walkers, pet sitters, groomers, trainers and more to care for your pet while you are away.

Provider: Bright Horizons

Eligibility: All regular status teammates (Full Time, Part Time, and PRN) – excludes temporary teammates

Enrollment: Free membership at careadvantage.com/CHS. Teammate is responsible for the cost of care services

Care Includes: Dog walkers, Groomers, Pet sitters, Trainers and more

Plan Highlights:

  • Caregivers are experienced and undergo background checks
  • Services are available day, night, weekends and overnight
  • Membership grants teammates access to a database of trusted caregivers

Identity Theft

Provides protection for members against identity fraud using comprehensive, advanced, proactive technology.

Carrier: InfoArmor | View printable summary

Eligibility: Teammates with 16 or more standard hours per week

Enrollment: Teammates may enroll in this benefit at any time

Cancellation: Teammates may cancel this plan at any time

Services Include:

  • Identity monitoring
  • Digital identity protection
  • WalletArmor
  • Credit identity monitoring
  • Credit scores & reports
  • Social media reputation monitoring

Plan Highlights:

  • Coverage protects teammates and  eligible dependents
  • Coverage is portable. You can take the benefit  with you if your eligibility or employment ends

Legal Insurance

Provides comprehensive legal assistance to you and your eligible dependents.

Carrier: ARAG | View printable summary

Eligibility: Teammates with 16 or more standard hours per week 

Enrollment: Teammates may enroll when newly eligible or during the annual Open Enrollment period

Cancellations: Teammates can cancel during Open Enrollment or due to a qualifying life event

Examples of Services Included:

  • Civil damage claims
  • Consumer protection matters
  • Criminal matters
  • Debt related matters
  • Family law
  • Real estate matters
  • Tax matters
  • Wills and estate planning

Plan Highlights:

  • Individually credentialed attorney network
  • Mobile-ready/user-friendly website
  • Attorney fees are 100% paid-in-full when using a Network Attorney
  • Legal Hotline
  • Coverage is portable; you can take the benefit with you if your eligibility or employment ends

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Pet Insurance

Provides reimbursements for eligible veterinary expenses related to accidents, injuries and illnesses for dogs, cats, birds, and exotic pets. Optional wellness benefit is available for routine preventive care.

Carrier: Nationwide

Eligibility: Teammates with 16 or more standard hours per week

Enrollment: Teammates may enroll in this benefit at any time. Enrollment confirmation provided by Nationwide

Cancellation: Teammates may cancel their plan at any time

Plan Highlights:

  • 24/7 access to veterinary helpline
  • You can use your preferred veterinarian
  • Rates based on breed, species, and age of the pet

Auto, Home and Other Personal Insurances

As a CHS teammate, you are eligible to receive group discounts to personal lines of insurance.

Carrier: MetLife

Eligibility: All teammates are eligible for discounts, teammates with 16 or more standard hours per week qualify for payroll deduction

Enrollment: Teammates may request information and enroll in this benefit at any time. Rate quotes and enrollment confirmation provided by MetLife

Cancellation: Teammates may cancel their plan at any time by contacting MetLife 

Plans Cover:

  • Auto
  • Home
  • Boat
  • Motorcycle

Plan Highlights:

  • Premiums paid through payroll deduction
  • Discounted rates available for CHS teammates

Notice Regarding Additional Benefits Programs

  • If you have questions, need to file a claim or cancel your policy, contact 704-631-0263.
  • Please note that the above Information is intended to provide explanation of benefit plans. For advice regarding your personal healthcare and financial matters, you may want to consult a healthcare provider, Medicare consultant, tax professional or financial advisor.
  • This page contains only highlights of benefits for eligible teammates and is subject to review and modification. Every effort has been made to report information accurately, but the possibility of error exists. In addition, not every health plan detail of every benefit that may matter to you could be included in this guide. The Carolinas HealthCare System program is governed by the official plan documents. In case of any conflict between this guide and an official plan document, the plan document will be the final authority.
  • Please refer to your plan documents or Summary Plan Descriptions for a full explanation of covered services, exclusions and limitations. If there is a discrepancy between this guide and legal plan documents, the plan documents will control information about all of the benefits available.