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Program Description

  Health & Employee Welfare

The Health Insurance team manages and administers the County's health and welfare plans in accordance with County policy and local, State, and Federal laws. In addition to maintaining operations associated with annual open enrollment and program eligibility, the team provides customer service, communications, education, and counseling to County employees, participating County agency employees, retirees, and their dependents (over 45,000 total people) in a manner that ensures an understanding of program provisions and their value as part of total compensation.

The Wellness Program uses a dynamic, comprehensive, and data-driven strategy to promote employee engagement in health and well-being. The Wellness Program provides employee wellness activities such as health screenings, educational seminars, wellness and fitness classes, and incentive programs, and utilizes communication channels such as web, social media, and a monthly newsletter.

The Stress Management team promotes the emotional, mental, and physical well-being of Montgomery County Police Department employees and their family members through counseling, training, consultation services, and peer support.

Program Contacts

Contact Jennifer Shovlin of the Office of Human Resources at 240.777.5039 or Shantee Jackson of the Office of Management and Budget at 240.777.2751 for more information regarding this department's operating budget.


Program Performance Measures

Program Performance MeasuresActual FY22Actual FY23Estimated FY24Target FY25Target FY26
Number of employees enrolled in Virgin Pulse wellness program6,1516,3226,3006,3006,300

Program Budget Changes

FY25 Recommended ChangesExpendituresFTEs
FY24 Approved32955860615.85
Increase Cost: Claims Expenditures Adjustment418228680.00
Re-align: Personnel Costs from General Fund to Employee Group Health Insurance Fund833030.50
Re-align: Personnel Costs from General Fund to Employee Group Health Insurance Fund-19926-0.50
Multi-program adjustments, including negotiated compensation changes, employee benefit changes, changes due to staff turnover, reorganizations, and other budget changes affecting multiple programs.1876870.00
FY25 Recommended37163253815.85