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Voluntary Benefits

The City of Sacramento offers employees and their eligible dependents the following voluntary benefit plans:

Flexible Spending Accounts
for Medical and Dependent Care, participation must be renewed annually. For more information, please view packet or visit EBS.

Life Insurance and Short Term Disability - The Standard Insurance Company

Short Term Disability. For more information, please visit The Standard Insurance Company.

Life Insurance. The City offers life insurance through The Standard. Coverage amounts and rates are determined by labor agreements, employee's salary, and age at time of enrollment.

Supplemental Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D) Employees can purchase additional supplemental life and AD&D.

Supplemental Choice Life and AD&D Employees can purchase additional supplemental life insurance up to three times their annual salary.

Additional Supplemental Life and AD&D Employees can purchase an additional $10,000 AD&D insurance.

Dependent Life Insurance Employees can purchase $2,000 or $5,000 life insurance for a spouse and/or child(ren).

The Standard Insurance Company Privacy Notice

401(a) and 457(b) Deferred Compensation Plans - Nationwide Retirement Solutions

 To access your account with Nationwide or to enroll in the City's 457(b) plan, visit

Schedule 1-on-1 appointments with Rick Watson, Nationwide Retirement Specialist, at
Rick can also be contacted via phoney at (916)-633-0010 or  by email at
2019 Worksite Schedule for Rick Watson, Nationwide Rep

City of Sacramento Defined Contribution Plans Committee Information, Meeting Dates, and Agendas

Additional Information

What is a 457 plan? 
Increasing your 457 Contribution
Why you want to stay in your 457 plan
Set up automatic increases for your 457 

Group Home and Auto Insurance by Liberty Mutual

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Group Accident, Hospital Indemnity, and Critical Illness Plans - Aflac Group Insurance

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