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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 240.777.2762 for more information regarding this department's operating budget.


Program Performance Measures

Program Performance MeasuresActual FY21Actual FY22Estimated FY23Target FY24Target FY25
Number of employees enrolled in Virgin Pulse wellness program6,3246,1516,2006,2506,300
Percent of employees actively engaged in Virgin Pulse wellness program47%45%45%47%50%
Percent of Virgin Pulse wellness program participants who report that Virgin Pulse makes their company a better place to work 173%N/A75%75%75%
1  Data is reported by Virgin Pulse and is not yet available for 2022.

Program Budget Changes

FY24 Approved ChangesExpendituresFTEs
FY23 Approved31319553315.85
Increase Cost: Claims Expenditures Adjustment163047120.00
Multi-program adjustments, including negotiated compensation changes, employee benefit changes, changes due to staff turnover, reorganizations, and other budget changes affecting multiple programs.583610.00
FY24 Approved32955860615.85