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Insurance & Benefits

Insurance information for City of Albuquerque Employees

COVID- 19 Benefits Impact

Learn how COVID-19 could be impacting City of Albuquerque employee benefits.

About: Insurance & Benefits

The Insurance and Benefits Division of the Human Resources Department, is solely responsible for the procurement, implementation, and administration of all group benefit plans for City of Albuquerque employees and their dependents.

The City offers regular, full-time and part-time employees the option of participating in a variety of group insurance plans.

The City is committed to providing employees one of the most comprehensive and reasonably priced benefit packages available in New Mexico. We hope that you will find the coverage offered provides you with the choices and options necessary to keep you and your family healthy and well.

SEPTEMBER UPDATES

New State Law Adds Patient Protections for Healthcare Billing

Overwhelming medical debt can push consumers and families into poverty and cause wage garnishment, bankruptcy or ruined credit. Effective July 1, 2021, the New Mexico Patients Debt Collection Practices Act created several new requirements for healthcare providers, debt buyers, and collection agencies that collect medical debt.  View more information in English and in Spanish.

Dependent Audit

In the Fall, the City of Albuquerque, Insurance & Benefits will be conducting a dependent eligibility audit. Our goal is to identify and remove dependents who do not meet the City’s eligibility rules for continuing coverage. Why are we doing this? National statistics show that each ineligible dependent costs all of us an average of $4,500 per year. And that can mean higher premiums and fewer benefits for all eligible employees and their families. Eliminating these wasted dollars will help control our healthcare costs-and save you money as well.

How does this affect you?  You may be contacted to provide documentation regarding any dependents currently enrolled in your benefits.  Dependents you have added require documentation, including Marriage Certificates, birth certificates and Domestic Partnership Affidavits.  The documents will have to be provided to the company completing the audit.  Any dependents not eligible, pursuant to the Eligibility Rules, will be removed from your benefits. View more information on Eligibility.

Mobile Health Center Schedule

The Mobile Health Center is up and running!  Please call (505) 220-6562 to schedule an appointment.  View the schedule for September.

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TREASURE YOUR HEALTH - 2021 Employee Health and Benefits Fair.  Family members invited!  This year's Health Fair will be held on Friday, October 29, 2021, 7 a.m.  - 2 p.m.  For more information view the Health Care flyer.

National Save for Retirement Week

October 17-23, 2021, is National Save for Retirement Week.  This week is intended to raise public awareness about the importance of saving for retirement.  Join the City of Albuquerque's deferred compensation representatives for virtual webinars about Financial Planning, Debit Management Pre-Retirement Planning and Deferred Compensation and P.E.R.A.  Register for 1, 2, 3 or all 4 webinars.

Pre-Retirement Seminar

The remaining Pre-Retirement Seminar of 2021 are scheduled at the West Mesa Community Center, 5500 Glenrio Rd. NW. The seminar begins at 8:30 a.m. until Noon.  Experts will be on hand to help guide you through the retirement process. Several presenters will be on hand for all of your questions.  Parking is available, but seating is limited. Reserve your spot today.

City Employee Plan Benefits

FY 2022 Documents


Benefit Pages