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Medical, Dental & Vision

Benefits: Health Benefits

Lewis & Clark offers a comprehensive health benefit package with a variety of options to meet your unique needs. In addition to our two medical plan options which include prescription drug and vision coverage, we also provide three full dental insurance options for you and your family members. All College employees have access to the employee assistance program (Cascade Centers) and the Faculty and Staff Wellness Program. For information regarding the Affordable Care Act, including required notices, please scroll down to the bottom of this page.

Medical Plans

Comprehensive coverage with your choice of care providers.

Vision Plans

Share the cost for exams, eyeglasses or contacts.

Prescription Drugs

Provides services at both network pharmacies and by mail.

Dental Plans

Coverage for many of the dental services you and your dependents will need.

MEDEX Travel Assist Benefit

The MEDEX Plus program offers information, referrals, assistance, transportation and evacuation services to help you respond to medical situations and many other emergencies that may arise when you travel outside of Oregon. Dependents traveling with you, as a benefits eligible employee of Lewis & Clark College, are covered. When traveling, take a copy of the plan document with you.

Employee Assistance Program

Professional, confidential counseling services.

Wellness Program

Variety of resources and programs on health and wellness.

Continuation of Benefits - COBRA

Continuation of benefit coverage.

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) 

Details on the privacy of your personal information

Affordable Care Act

In March 2010, President Obama signed comprehensive health reform, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), into law. The law makes preventive care—including family planning and related services—more accessible and affordable for many Americans.  While some provisions of the law have already taken effect, many more provisions will be implemented soon.

There will be no changes to Lewis & Clark medical coverage or the requirements for coverage. If you are covered by medical coverage, you will keep your same coverage. Open enrollment will be the same as always and you will be able to change your medical plan during open enrollment.

Get Ready for ACA Enrollment: Open enrollment for 2016 starts November 1, 2015 and ends January 31, 2016.
2015 1095-C Notices available on 1/31/16.

Beginning with 2015, the Affordable Care Act mandates that all employees who have been offered/obtained Medical coverage through Lewis & Clark College during the calendar year receive form 1095-C. Form 1095-C shows medical insurance offer and coverage throughout the calendar year for the employee.  If the employee has Regence Pioneer Medical coverage, form 1095-C will also list information about dependents.  If the employee has Kaiser Medical coverage, Kaiser will be sending a separate form to the employee about dependent coverage.

As with the W-2, Lewis & Clark College is asking employees to opt-out of paper forms sent to the employee’s home and opt-in to an electronic-only form in Workday. Opting-in to the electronic-only form is an active process and needs to be completed in Workday. The following instructions illustrate how an employee can choose to receive an electronic-only form.

To change the paper form from being mailed and have only an electronic option in Workday:
  • In the upper right corner, click on your name and then click on View Profile.
  • On the top left side of the page, click on the related actions at the end of your name (…).
  • From the Actions menu, roll your cursor over Benefits, then select Change 1095-C Printing Elections near the bottom of this menu.
  • Select: Receive electronic copy of 1095-C
  • Click OK to save.
Access Form 1095-C
  • Click View/Print View My ACA Forms
  • Print the form if desired

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