Benefits Line: 503-823-6031
111 SW Columbia St., Ste 550, Portland, OR 97201
HR Administrative Rule 10.01 - Benefits General
Flexible Spending Accounts
Basic Life Insurance
Supplemental Life Insurance
Long Term Disability
Employee Assistance Program
Trip Reduction Incentive Program (TRIP)
The City’s flexible spending accounts are administered by BenefitHelp Solutions. These voluntary plans are designed for tax savings for qualifying health care and dependent care expenses not paid by the health plans.
Medical Expense Reimbursement Plan (MERP) 2017 Annual Maximum - $2,600
Dependent Care Assistance Plan (DCAP) 2017 Annual Maximum - $5,000
You may be eligible to roll over a portion of your unused MERP funds from the prior plan year. For more details click here. This roll over provision does not apply to DCAP.
For City employees who are seeking support, we have an employee assistance program that is free and confidential. For access to confidential help 24 hours a day, seven days a week, call toll-free: 1-800-433-2320, text 503-980-1777, or go online to Cascade Centers.
The EAP is available to employees and dependents who are eligible for the City’s medical coverage. Services include: