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Noleone
07-25-2018, 06:19 AM
Does Air Wisconsin still contribute 3% to your 401k, regardless of how much you put in?
Also, what do you guys pay per month for health benefits and what makes it better than the other airlines (if it is)?


pitchtrim
07-25-2018, 06:42 AM
As per APC:

401K:

3% Defined Contribution regardless of Employee Contribution

Additional Match up to 5%

Most generous health insurance benefits in the industry combined with only a 25% employee premium share

Noleone
07-25-2018, 07:06 AM
Thanks Pitchtrim! So if Iím trying to put some numbers to he health plan costs, what would it look like on a monthly basis? Seems like most regionals are around $150 to $175/month for the employee only, and $550-$600/month for a family. Is the employee only responsible for 25% of that?


BigWillyCapt
07-25-2018, 08:47 AM
There were 3 plans when I was there. (left earlier this year.) An HMO which was the highest premiums but if you stay in network, the lowest costs for services. I heard of people having babies for less than $50. There is a PPO and a Comprehensive. Each one was within a few dollars premium wise as I recall. We had the PPO which for an employee + family was $285/pay check give or take. So $590/mo. And that is the 25%. So the total cost to AWA is $2360.00. You can go out of network for less $. I forget the percentages but it was something like 80-90% coverage in network and 70% out of network.

Noleone
07-25-2018, 09:28 AM
Thanks for the helpful info BigW!

lukeh99
07-26-2018, 06:45 AM
There were 3 plans when I was there. (left earlier this year.) An HMO which was the highest premiums but if you stay in network, the lowest costs for services. I heard of people having babies for less than $50. There is a PPO and a Comprehensive. Each one was within a few dollars premium wise as I recall. We had the PPO which for an employee + family was $285/pay check give or take. So $590/mo. And that is the 25%. So the total cost to AWA is $2360.00. You can go out of network for less $. I forget the percentages but it was something like 80-90% coverage in network and 70% out of network.

The ďHMOĒ is actually an EPO which still lets you got to a specialist without a referral and things of that nature. Iíve had an HMO before and it was nothing like this one. Even doctors offices are surprised at how good this one is when they call for my benefits. Itís fantastic. Our PPO is more in line with what you would find elsewhere I think. Still solid but not the Cadillac version.



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