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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 Corey Orlosky 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 FY20Actual FY21Estimated FY22Target FY23Target FY24
Number of employees enrolled in Virgin Pulse wellness program6,0816,3246,3006,4006,450
Percent of employees actively engaged in Virgin Pulse wellness program51%47%47%49%51%
Percent of Virgin Pulse wellness program users whose chronic disease risk decreases82%

Program Budget Changes

FY23 Approved ChangesExpendituresFTEs
FY22 Approved30720209214.35
Increase Cost: Claims Expenditure Adjustment58551200.00
Add: Police Stress Management1405151.00
Enhance: Additional IT Support (General Fund)466770.45
Enhance: Additional IT Support (Employee Health Self Insurance Fund)425190.40
Enhance: Conversion of Contract Services to Permanent Staff358401.00
Multi-program adjustments, including negotiated compensation changes, employee benefit changes, changes due to staff turnover, reorganizations, and other budget changes affecting multiple programs.-127230-1.35
FY23 Approved31319553315.85