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File #: 19-1260    Version: 1
Type: Bill Status: Passed
File created: 11/7/2019 In control: Finance & Governance Committee
On agenda: 12/9/2019 Final action: 12/9/2019
Title: A bill for an ordinance authorizing expenditures from the Dental Self-Insurance Fund. Approves an appropriation for the 2020 Self-Insured Dental Fund totaling $11,196,418.32. The Committee approved filing this item at its meeting on 11-19-19.
Indexes: Jonathan Griffin
Attachments: 1. BR19 1260 OHR 2020 Dental Premium Appropriation, 2. CB19-1260_OHR_Dental Health Premium_2020, 3. 19-1260 Filed Bill_OHR_Dental Health Premium_2020, 4. 19-1260- signed, 5. 19-1260 Filed A bill for an ordinance authorizing expenditures from the Dental Self-Insurance Fund.
Other/Miscellaneous Request Template (Appointments; ROW; Code Changes; Zoning Action, etc.)

Date Submitted: 11-7-19

Requesting Agency: Office of Human Resources
Division:

Subject Matter Expert Name:

Name: Heather Britton and David Hughes
Email: Heather.Britton@denvergov.org and David.Hughes@denvergov.org

Item Title & Description:
(Do not delete the following instructions)
These appear on the Council meeting agenda. Initially, the requesting agency will enter a 2-3 sentence description. Upon bill filling, the City Attorney's Office should enter the title above the description (the title should be in bold font).

Both the title and description must be entered between the red "title" and "body" below. Do not at any time delete the red "title" or "body" markers from this template.
title
A bill for an ordinance authorizing expenditures from the Dental Self-Insurance Fund.
Approves an appropriation for the 2020 Self-Insured Dental Fund totaling $11,196,418.32. The Committee approved filing this item at its meeting on 11-19-19.
body

Affected Council District(s) or citywide? Citywide

Executive Summary with Rationale and Impact:
Detailed description of the item and why we are doing it. This can be a separate attachment.
The City provides dental benefits to employees on a self-funded basis. Under self-funding, the City is required to reimburse providers on a claim by claim basis. In addition, the City bears the risk for any claim payments that may exceed the amount authorized to cover the costs of the benefits provided. The City generally makes three payments each month to Delta Dental to cover the costs of the claims.

In 2020, the Self-Insured Dental Plan will cover Civilian, Sheriff, Police and Fire employees and their dependents. The initial enrollment number during the 2020 open enrollment period was 9,933. The requested am...

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