Benefits

Hanover HealthCare PLUS (HHCP) offers a generous and competitive package of benefits.

For complete details of these and other benefits and policies for full time, regular part time, and part time employees, please call a Human Resource specialist at (717) 316-2143 or (800) 673-2426.

For a summary of benefits offered to full time employees, please click on each benefit listed below.

Summary of Benefits for Full Time Employees

Introduction


The benefits and policies outlined in this summary do not constitute a contract of employment or a guarantee of benefits. Hanover HealthCare Plus reserves the right to revoke or revise policies, programs, and benefits at any time. The above is only a summary. Complete details of these and other benefits and policies can be found in the HHCP Human Resources Policy Manual, and in various insurance booklets. The Plan documents are the controlling documents regarding benefit plans.

Human Resources Department

Hanover HealthCare Plus
300 Highland Avenue
Hanover, Pennsylvania 17331
(717) 316-2143
(800) 673-2426


Full Time Benefits - Health and Prescription Plan

Who pays for it?

HHCP and you.

When are you eligible?

First of the month following the date of hire.

Description of Benefit

The health plan is a self-insured PPO plan offered through Coventry/Health America. Coverage includes hospitalization, surgery, x-rays, lab work, office visits, annual exams and prescription drug benefits. Two plan options are available: the Value Plan and a buy up plan called the Advantage Plan. Under both of these plans you will receive the highest level of coverage when utilizing Hanover HealthCare Plus providers, followed by Health America providers (in PA) and Coventry providers (outside PA).

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Full Time Benefits - Dental Insurance

Who pays for it?

HHCP and you.

When are you eligible?

First of the month following the date of hire.

Description of Benefit

The dental plan is provided by United Concordia (UCCI). Two plan options are offered: the Base Plan and the High Option Plan. Both plans include coverage for diagnostic, preventative, basic/major restorative. In addition, the High Option plan includes coverage for dependent orthodontia. The benefit maximum per person per calendar year is $1,200 in the Base Plan and $1,500 in the High Option. When dental care is obtained from a UCCI participating dentist the patient is responsible only for deductibles & coinsurance amounts that are part of the program design.

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Full Time Benefits - Vision Insurance

Who pays for it?

You.

When are you eligible?

First of the month following the date of hire.

Description of Benefit

Vision insurance is provided by Vision Benefits of America.  VBA maintains a network of over 15,000 providers nationwide. The plan includes coverage for exams and materials.

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Full Time Benefits - Life Insurance

Who pays for it?

HHCP.

When are you eligible?

First of the month following the date of hire.

Description of Benefit

1.5 times annual base earnings.

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Full Time Benefits - Flexible Spending Account

Who pays for it?

You.

When are you eligible?

First of the month following the date of hire.

Description of Benefit

Health care and dependent care accounts that allow you to set aside money for unreimbursed health care expenses and/or dependent expenses free from Federal and FICA taxes, resulting in savings for you and your family.

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Full Time Benefits - Extended Illness Bank (EIB)

Who pays for it?

HHCP.

When are you eligible?

The first pay period following 6 months of continuous employment.

Description of Benefit

Annual accrual totals six (8-hour) days per year.  Maximum accrual of 200 hours. EIB may be accessed after using one workweek of PTO.

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Full Time Benefits - Short Term Disability

Who pays for it?

HHCP

When are you eligible?

After 180 days of service.

Description of Benefit

In the event of a non-occupational injury or illness, benefits in the amount of 60% of base earnings will be paid beginning after the 1st month of disability up to the 150th day of disability.

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Full Time Benefits - Long Term Disability

Who pays for it?

HHCP.

When are you eligible?

After 180 days of service.

Description of Benefit

Applicable only if employment status is 30 or more hours per week. Contigent upon acceptance of the claim by the LTD insurance carrier, benefits in the amount of 60% of base earnings will be paid after the 150th day of disability due to a non-work related illness or injury.

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Who pays for it?

HHCP.

When are you eligible?

Accrues from date of hire.  Employee has access to PTO after successful completion of 90-day initial review period.

Description of Benefit

Paid time off is accrued based on eligible worked/paid hours, up to 40 hours per week. The amount available can be computed by multiplying eligible hours by the appropriate accrual factor.

Years of Service  Accrual Factor Full Time  Accrual Factor (Full Time) RN and Exempt 
1 - 4 .0654  .0731
5 - 9 .0847 .0924
10 - 14 .0924 .1000
15 + .1039 .1116

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Full Time Benefits - Holidays

Who pays for it?

HHCP.

When are you eligible?

Date of hire.

Description of Benefit

6 paid holidays each year: New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Day

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Full Time Benefits - Employee Assistance Program

Who pays for it?

HHCP.

When are you eligible?

Date of hire.

Description of Benefit

The EAP helps employees deal with problems that might adversely impact their work performance, health and well being.  Employees and immediate family members are each eligible for three free counseling sessions per contract year.

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Full Time Benefits - Tax Sheltered Annuity

Who pays for it?

You.

When are you eligible?

Date of hire.linco

Description of Benefit

A voluntary payroll deduction, taken from your pay before federal income tax. All contributions are invested in options you choose as offered by our retirement plan vendor.

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Full Time Benefits - Defined Contribution Retirement Plan

Who pays for it?

HHCP.

When are you eligible?

Completion of 1 year of service with at least 1,000 hours of service and attainment of age 21.

Description of Benefit

Defined contribution plan with an HHCP discretionary contribution of 3% of employee's base salary. In addition, HHCP will match 50% of your voluntary contributions to the Tax Sheltered Annuity (TSA) up to an additional maximum employer contribution of 2%.

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Full Time - Voluntary Life Insurance

Who pays for it?

You.

When are you eligible?

First of the month following the date of hire.

Description of Benefit

Employee supplemental life can be purchased in increments of $10,000.  The maximum is the lesser of five times annual earnings or $500,000.  Spouse coverage can also be purchased in increments of $5,000 to a maximum of $50,000.  Child coverage can be purchased in increments of $5,000 to a maximum of $10,000.  Evidence of insurability may be required.

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Full Time Benefits - Educational Assistance

Who pays for it?

HHCP.

Reimbursement for tuition of approved courses as follows:

  • Grade of A or B - 100%
  • Grade of C - 75%
  • Grade below C - 0%
  • Maximum calendar year benefit of $4,000.00 *

*Reimbursement up to $7,000.00 available for selected degree programs.

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Full Time Benefits - Service Awards

Who pays for it?

HHCP.

When are you eligible?

After 5 years of service and increments of 5 years thereafter.

Description of Benefit

Awards are presented for increments of five years of service during an awards ceremony.

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Full Time Benefits - Bereavement Leave

Who pays for it?

HHCP.

When are you eligible?

Date of Hire.

Description of Benefit

This benefit grants time off with pay for the death of an immediate family member.

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Full Time Benefits -Direct Deposit

Who pays for it?

You.

When are you eligible?

Date of hire.

Description of Benefit

Through the direct deposit program your paycheck can be automatically deposited in up to three different accounts.

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