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Benefits and Wellness Q&A

Who is Eligible for Health Care Coverage?

If you are a full time or part-time employee budgeted to work 22.5 hours or more a week, you may participate in the health care plans. Coverage begins on the first day of the month following your start date.

You can also extend your coverage to your family, generally defined as your spouse or domestic partner and your children. Eligible children are covered to the end of the month in which they turn 26.

You and the Hospital share the cost of the medical and dental coverage you select. Your bi-weekly contributions are deducted from your paycheck on a before-tax basis.

Employees in Local 1199 are covered under a collective bargaining agreement and should refer to their respective contract for health care coverage information.

Who is Eligible for Income Protection Benefits?

Sick Leave Full-time and part time employees who have successfully completed the 6 month probationary period.
Basic and Supplemental STD Full-time and part time employees after completing four weeks of service.
Long-Term Disability Full-time employees after completing six months of continuous full-time service.
Basic Life and AD&D
Insurance
Full-time employees after completing six months of service.
Supplemental Life Insurance Full-time and part-time employees as of date of hire. Coverage can also be extended to your spouse and eligible children.

 

Who is Eligible for Work Life Program?

All full-time and part-time employees budgeted to work 22.5 hours or more per week are eligible, however the benefits may differ by job classification and length of service. WPH offers generous paid time off to all full-time and part-time employees based on job classification and length of service.

Who is Eligible for Financial Security Benefits?

All full-time and part-time employees are eligible to participate in WPH's financial security programs as of your date of hire. Eligibility for the Hospital contribution under the White Plains Hospital 403(b)( Defined Contribution Program is upon completion of one year of service.*

*Employees in the Local 1199 collective bargaining unit are not eligible for the Hospital contribution.

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