Being a part of the CoxHealth team has benefits.

Our people are our greatest asset. That’s why we offer health, wellness and retirement benefit packages designed to help you make the most of your career, and your life.

Employee Benefits

Health Insurance

Health Insurance is available to full-time employees, and part-time employees requisitioned 40 hours per pay period. Employees are eligible on the first day of the month following 30 days of continuous employment, or during open enrollment. The benefit includes: 

  • Co-pays: $20 DirectConnect; $35 for primary physician; $75 for specialist; $85 for Urgent Care visit; $225 for ER visit
  • Deductibles: $2,000 for employee only; $2,500 for two covered members; $3,000 for three or more covered members (in network/participating)
  • Member Responsibility: 20% in-network, 35% participating network, 50% out-of-network
  • Annual Healthcare Reimbursement Account (HRA): $1000 credit for wellness participants

Dental Plan

A Dental Plan is available to full-time employees, and part-time employees requisitioned 40 hours per pay period. Employees are eligible on the first day of the month following 30 days of continuous employment, or during open enrollment. The benefit includes co-insurance/$50 deductible per calendar year, and a $500 or $1,000 maximum yearly allowance.*

*Subject to underwriting guidelines and provisions of the master contract.

Vision Plan

Our Vision Plan is available to full-time employees, and part-time employees requisitioned 40 hours per pay period. Employees are eligible on the first day of the month following 30 days of continuous employment, or during open enrollment. The benefit includes a co-pay for an eye examination every 12 months, a co-pay for lenses every 12 months and frames every 24 months. There are two plans to choose from for provider networks.

Flexible Spending Tax Savings Plan

A Flexible Spending Tax Savings Plan is available to full-time employees, and part-time employees requisitioned 40 hours per pay period. Available upon hire. The benefit includes pre-tax dollars set aside through payroll deductions to pay for eligible health and/or day care expenses as a means of reducing taxable income.

Accident Insurance

To be eligible for Accident Insurance, you must be in a requisitioned position of 40 hours or more per pay period. This benefit helps pay for out-of-pocket expenses that result from off-the-job injuries and accidents. 

Critical Illness

You're eligible to participate in our Critical Illness benefit after 30 days of consecutive employment, and may enroll for coverage at any time during your employment. To be eligible for coverage, you must be in a requisitioned position of 40 hours or more per pay period. The Critical Illness benefit is a lump-sum payout depending upon the diagnosis of certain critical illnesses, which meet the coverage criterion.

Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance

ADD Insurance is available to full-time employees on the first day of the month following three months of continuous employment. The benefit includes term insurance for accidental death and dismemberment.*

*Subject to underwriting guidelines and provisions of the master contract.

Life Insurance

Basic Group Term Life Insurance is available to full-time employees on the first day of the month following a one-year anniversary. The benefit includes 200 percent of annual income provided by CoxHealth.*

Supplemental Group Term Life Insurance is available to full-time employees on the first day of the month following a one-year anniversary. The benefit includes up to 300 percent of annual income maximum.* Premiums vary depending on amount of coverage selected.* 

Voluntary Interest Sensitive Whole Life Insurance is available to full-time and part-time employees (excluding PRM and per diem) after 30 days of continuous employment. Premiums vary depending on coverage selected and are payroll deducted.

*Subject to underwriting guidelines and provisions of the master contract.

Disability

Short-Term Disability is available to full-time employees after 30 days of continuous employment. Premiums vary depending on age, gender and amount of coverage.

Long-Term Disability is available to full-time employees on the first day of the month following a one-year anniversary. The benefit includes 60 percent of base salary to a maximum of $10,000 monthly benefits.*

*Subject to underwriting guidelines and provisions of the master contract.

Retirement

Our Savings Incentive Program (SIP) 403(b) is available to all employees working a minimum of 1,000 hours per year (temporary and per diem employees are not eligible) upon hire. The benefit includes a payroll deduction option to reduce taxable income by setting aside money for retirement. CoxHealth will match a percentage of your pre-tax contribution. Post-tax Roth option is available.

Time Off

Earned Time Off (ETO) is available to full-time and part-time employees at .5 status or greater, three months after hire. ETO is used any time an employee is off work during his/her scheduled work hours unless the employee qualifies for Accumulated Disability Benefit, Funeral Leave or Jury Duty. ETO will be awarded each pay period based on the prior pay period hours paid, excluding weekend option bonus hours. An employee may accrue up to two times his/her potential annual ETO amount. 

View these tables for more information.

Accumulated Disability Benefit (ADB)

Accumulated Disability Benefit (ADB) is an employer-paid short term disability benefit for full-time and part-time employees requisitioned for at least 20 hours per week, and is available for use three months after hire following the use of 24 ETO hours. Eligible employees can accrue .0346 hours for each hour worked per prior pay period up to 80 worked hours, which can accumulate to 72 ADB hours (9 days) per year, with a maximum of 480 ADB hours per employee or the equivalent of 12 weeks of paid leave. 

Jury Duty

Jury Duty is available to all employees upon hire. Employees called to server as jurors may be absent with pay during their scheduled work hours.

Bereavement Leave

Bereavement Leave is available to full-time and part-time employees upon hire. The benefit includes up to 3 days paid leave from date of death to funeral for qualifying family members. Up to 4 days if greater than 250 miles.

Adoption Assistance

Adoption Assistance is available to all employees three months after hire. Employees may take up to a maximum of 6 weeks accrued ADB time.

Cafeteria Discount

A Cafeteria Discount is available to employees who participate in the Wellness Program. Discount is provided with approved ID that has a current Healthy Living sticker.

Check Cashing

Check Cashing is available to all employees upon hire. Employees may cash $10 check in cafeteria with purchase and appropriate ID.

Child Care Center

Our Child Care Centers are available to all employees upon hire. Child care is available in Springfield and Branson; rates are available upon request and are payroll deductible. 

Employee Health

Access to Employee Health is available to all employees upon hire. The benefit includes TB tests, flu shots and Hepatitis B vaccinations.

Pharmacy

Available to all employees upon hire. The benefit includes discounted prescriptions at CoxHealth Pharmacies for employees and dependent family members, if purchased without use of prescription card provided by a health plan. Learn more about locations and other pharmacy information.

Tuition Reimbursement

We're proud to offer Tuition Reimbursement. Full-time employees are eligible for $1,200 per calendar year, upon hire. Part-time employees requisitioned 40 hours per pay period are eligible for $600 per calendar year, upon hire.

Credit Union (CU Community)

The Credit Union is available to all employees upon hire at Cox South. The credit union offers payroll deduction for savings accounts, auto and personal loans and direct deposit, and is located on-site.

Continuing Education

Continuing Education is available to all employees upon hire. CoxHealth Education Center provides courses and credits for various job classifications. Learn more.

Direct Deposit

Direct Deposit is available to all employees upon hire. Wages can be directly deposited into your checking account or credit union.

Employee Service Awards

We offer Employee Service Awards. This benefit is available to all employees every five years of service. Includes a dinner with awards presentation.

Other Benefits

Other Benefits include free parking; Recreation Council activities including an annual employee picnic, employee appreciation meal, and more; and shift premiums.

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