Medical Insurance

Medical Insurance

AvMed Health Plan option for full-time employees, Housestaff employee, or part-time employees with benefits status. As an eligible Jackson Health System employee, you may enroll yourself and eligible dependents for coverage in one of the offered medical plans. The available medical plans are:
• Jackson First HMO
• Jackson Select HMO
• Jackson Point of Service (POS)
Benefits Information | What Is A Primary Care Physician (PCP)?Jackson First Concierge | Jackson Co-paysSmartShopper | AvMed


This program is an annual, voluntary wellness program designed to motivate you to maintain and improve your well-being by offering a cash incentive for the completion of eligible activities. Employees enrolled in any of the Jackson insurance plans are eligible to participate.
Wellness Calendar | Personal Health Assessment with AvMed | Annual Wellness Visit Provider Verification FormWheel of WellnessSmoking CessationEmployee Assistance Program (EAP) Resources and LivingWellness ClinicMD Live | U@Work Financial Coaching

UW@WORK Financial Services


Learn About FREE Financial Coaching at a Jackson UW@Work Event Near You

Earlier this year, Jackson partnered with United Way of Miami-Dade’s Center for financial Stability to bring the UW@WORK program to the health system. UW@WORK is an HR financial initiative that gives employees who make up to $60,000 a year access to a team of experts that can help them jumpstart their finances and achieve their goals. To learn more about what UW@WORK has to offer, visit one of their upcoming events at Jackson Memorial Hospital, Jackson North Medical Center, and Jackson South Medical Center. For more information, email

UW@Work Financial Coaching

Dental Insurance


Delta dental offers Standard or Enriched dental PPO and Prepaid DHMO dental plans.
Benefits Information | DeltaCare DHMO: Standard | DeltaCare DHMO: Enriched | Delta PPO: Standard & Enriched | Delta Dental App | Delta Dental

Vision Insurance


Davis Plan offers a network of providers that service your eye care needs with a modest member copayment.
Benefits Information | Davis Reimbursement Form | Print ID CardDavis | Vision Base Plan Summary | Vision Premier Plan Summary

FSA Accounts

Flexible Spending Accounts

Accounts that let you pay for eligible expenses with tax-free money.
Health Care FSA:
• Minimum Annual Contribution: $260
• Maximum Annual Contribution: $2,650
Dependent Care FSA:
• Minimum Annual Contribution: $260
• Maximum Annual Contribution: $5,000
FSA Reimbursement Form | PayFlex

Life Insurance

Disability Income Protection

Short-Term Disability Income Protection

Provides a stable income source to replenish partial salary due to a temporary disability. Employees under Company Number 100, 200, 210, 220, 300, 310 or 320 receive a employer-paid Short-Term Disability plan. Employees under Company Number 200 or 300 receive a employer-paid “base” Short Term Disability plan that is employer-paid. Employees have the opportunity to apply for additional income protection under a “buy-up” plan.
Benefits Information | Matrix Absence Management

STD Certifications of Coverage:
STD 165706 – Company Codes 110, 210, 220STD 165706 – Company Codes 110, 210, 220
STD 165706 – Company Codes 310, 320
STD 165719 – Company Codes 200, 210STD 165719 – Company Codes 200, 210
STD 165719 – Company Code 300

Long-Term Disability Income Protection

Long-Term Disability provides monthly payments to replace a portion of your salary if you become disabled.
Benefits Information | Matrix Absence Management | LTD Certification of Coverage

Additional Forms:

Life Insurance Statement of Health
• Life Insurance Statement of Health (Codes 110, 200, 300)

Life Insurance

Housestaff Disability Income Protection

Long-Term Disability Income Protection

Jackson Health System provides eligible House Staff Residents and Fellows with Group Long Term Disability Income Protection while they are employed by JHS. The amount of coverage is 60% of salary to a maximum of $3,500.
Benefits Information

Legal Insurance

Life Insurance

Jackson Health System provides eligible employees with Group Term Life Insurance in the amount of one time the employee’s annual base salary. In addition, Optional Life Insurance is offered at the employee’s expense. Eligible employees may elect to purchase additional life insurance coverage between one and five times his/her annual base salary for a maximum coverage of $2 million.
• Group Basic
• Group Term Optional Life Insurance
Benefits Information | Employee (EOI) Form | Life Insurance Certification of Coverage

Housestaff Life Insurance

Jackson Health System provides eligibles Housestaff employees with a Basic Group Term Life Insurance in the amount of $50,000.00.  In addition, Optional Life Insurance is in the amount of $50,000 is offered at the employee’s expense.
• Group Basic
• Group Term Optional Life Insurance
Benefits InformationHousestaff (EOI) Form

ID Theft

Voluntary Benefits

Voluntary Benefits Enrollment Form
Voluntary benefits include the following:

• Legal Insurance
Benefit Information | ARAG Legal

• Pet Assure + PETPlus Rx
Benefit Information | Pet Assure

• Group Critical Illness (CI) & Hospital Indemnity Protection
Benefit Information | CI Claim Form | CI Wellness Claim Form | SHOP Claim Form |  Allstate

• Voluntary Accident Insurance & Whole Life Insurance
Benefit Information | Accident Claim FormUnum

• Universal Life Insurance
Benefit Information | Voya

• Term Life Insurance with Long Term Care
Benefit Information | Chubb

• ID Commander
Benefit Information | ID Theft

• ConstantCredit
Benefits InformationOcenture ConstantCredit

FSA Accounts

Tuition Reimbursement

In keeping with our commitment to help our employees succeed, Jackson Health System offers tuition assistance for employees interested in advancing their careers. Employees may apply for courses leading to a degree or certificate. Courses taken in non-degree seeking status are evaluated on an individual basis. Only eligible, pre-approved courses are reimbursed after required documents are submitted.

The Tuition Reimbursement office, located in Jackson Medical Towers, Suite 106W, is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. For more information, contact:

Human Resources
Benefits/Tuition Reimbursement
Jackson Medical Towers
1500 NW 12th Ave Suite 106
Miami, FL 33136

How to Apply

To apply for our Tuition Reimbursement program:
• Review the Policies & Procedures Guideline (JHS Tuition Policy)
• Submit an application via
• Upload all required documentation to the system once your course has completed (Receipt, Transcripts)

All applications must be submitted within a minimum of two weeks before the start date of the course, test or certificate program. Notification of approval will be sent via email.

School Affiliations – This is a list of the nursing schools, colleges and/or universities that have current affiliating school agreements with JHS. An affiliating school agreement is a contract between JHS and the nursing school. This agreement allows nursing students to complete clinical practicum at any JHS facility. This list will be updated every 6 months. The agreements that are proprietary relate to specific employees only.

All nursing students who wish to complete clinical practicum hours at Jackson facilities (Jackson Memorial Hospital, Holtz Children’s Hospital, The Women’s Hospital, Jackson North Medical Center, Jackson Behavioral Health Hospital, Jackson South Medical Center, and any Ambulatory/Primary Care or Urgent Care Centers) should make sure their school is listed here. If your school is not listed here, please contact the Education & Development Department at


Leave Management

Jackson Health System has selected Matrix Absence Management, Inc. (“Matrix”) as the new administrator for The Leave of Absence Programs in accordance with the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Medical, Intermittent Leave, Educational, Military, Bereavement, and Jury Duty Policies.

Changes to Leave Management Process effective June 3, 2018

  • The following leaves are managed by Matrix:
    • FMLA, Medical LOA, Intermittent LOA, Personal Leave >30 days
    • Military Leave, Paid Veteran’s Leave
    • Education Leave
    • Nursing Education Days
    • Funeral/Bereavement Leave
    • Jury Duty
  • How to contact Matrix:
    • Web: (Employee will set up eServices ID to file online and view their claim detail on-line)
    • Matrix Mobile App: Matrix eServices Mobile
    • Phone intake center: (877) 202-0055
  • Managers will begin coding Unplanned Personal Leave. Employees will be required to contact manager or designee directly. They will no longer call the Leave reporting line.

Education Day Process Flow | Absence Request Form | How To File A ClaimRadar Supervisor Manager Training


• Defined Retirement Plan (PHT)
The PHT Defined Benefit Retirement Plan was created in 1996 and has been available to employees hired after January 1, 1996. Current employees vest after 6 years of service, and Normal Retirement age is 65, or age 62 if hired prior to April 2012.
PHT Retirement Plan Summary Plan Description (SPD) | PHT Retirement | PHT Lump Sum | PHT Form | PHT eePoint Reference Guide

• Retiree Benefit Access Online
eePoint Employee Self-Service System (ESS)

• Florida Retirement System (FRS)
Any employee who was hired prior to 1996 and was in a retirement eligible position, is enrolled in the Florida Retirement System (FRS). For information on FRS and to create your own estimate, visit
FRS Regular Retirement | Enter/Terminate DROP | FRS Investment Plan | FRS Form

• Tax Deferred Investments 403(b) & 457 Plans
403(b) vs. 457 Comparison  |  403(b) Retirement Savings Contribution Plan | 403(b) Spanish Translation  |  403(b) Retirement Savings Contribution Agreement (RSCA) | 457 Retirement Savings Contribution Plan  |  457 Spanish Translation  |  457 Retirement Savings Contribution Agreement (RSCA) Sum  |  403(b) & 457 Contact List

Employee Health Services

Return To Work Clearance – Jackson’s Employee Health Services (EHS) is now accepting physician clearances (i.e. doctor’s notes), meaning, depending on the circumstance, employees will not have to be cleared by EHS if they are returning to work after an extended leave. To help collect physician clearance information, a RTW email inbox is now available, Staff members can email a physician clearance form rather than having to wait in line when dropping it off in person.
Physician Clearance Form | Return-To-Work Clearance Criteria/Policy

Body Fluids/Needlesticks Policy
Supervisor Referral form