2022 Benefits Overview

Windstream is committed to helping you and your family be healthy so that you can make the most of your life – at work, at home and in your community. Providing access to a comprehensive benefits program that supports your overall well-being is an important part of that commitment.

We are pleased to continue our partnership with Mercer Marketplace 365 to offer you an easy way to learn about, choose and buy coverage from a wide selection of benefits.

Below is an overview of options for 2022. You can find more information at the link in the menu above.

BENEFIT KEY HIGHLIGHTS FOR 2022
Changes for 2022
  • Hinge Health is a new solution in the medical plan to provide remote, digital physical therapy for acute and chronic conditions
  • Weight management support is provided through Livongo StepIn – WW will no longer be subsidized by Windstream starting 1/1/22
  • The annual allowance for eyeglass frames or contact lenses is increasing to $200
Medical
  • Consistent offerings with four plan options and choice of two carriers, Blue Cross Blue Shield and UMR
  • Grand Rounds provides advocacy, concierge, expert second opinion, clinical guidance and more
  • Employees and spouses enrolled in a Windstream medical plan are asked to complete an annual biometric screening
Prescription
  • Prescription coverage is provided through Express Scripts for all Windstream medical plans
  • Additional prescription savings possible through RxSavings Solutions
Supplemental medical
  • Three supplemental medical plan options from Aetna – accident, critical illness and hospital indemnity insurance
Well-being
  • All employees are eligible for a biometric screening through Quest labs
  • Solutions to support health through diabetes management, hypertension management, weight management, and counseling are available
Dental
  • Three plan options from Delta Dental
Vision
  • Two plan options from VSP
Health savings and spending accounts
  • If you enroll in a Windstream medical plan and a Health Savings Account (HSA), Windstream will contribute up to $600 into your HSA to help cover your out-of-pocket expenses
  • If you are not eligible for an HSA, or choose not to enroll in an HSA, you can enroll in a Health Care Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Life and accident insurance
  • Company-provided life and AD&D insurance as well as additional supplemental options
Disability insurance
  • Company-provided short-term and long-term disability
Additional voluntary benefits
  • Identity theft protection, pet insurance, auto & home insurance and a legal plan

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