Please note that masks are REQUIRED inside all City owned buildings regardless of vaccination status. If you'd like to schedule a vaccine, please visit www.VaccinateRI.org or call 211 for answers to common questions. To schedule a vaccine, please visit COVID.RI.GOV
The City of Newport offers health insurance plans through its healthcare provider, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Rhode Island.
Click Here for BCBSRI website
Member Services: 1-800-637-3718
Managerial employees with an annual salary under $42K are subject to an employee contribution of 10% of the health premium while managerial employees earning $42K or more are subject to 15% of the health premium.
Active FOP (Police Uniform), IAFF (Uniform Fire), AFSCME (Council 94) and NEARI employees will be enrolled into an IRS qualified Health Savings Account (HSA) and a High Deductible Health Plan (HDHP) with Blue Cross Blue Shield RI Healthmate with a $2,000.00 (individual) / $4,000.00 (family) annual (calendar year) deductible. The City shall annually 'front load' each members HSA account with the the plan's full deductible amount. Each members shall reimburse the City a portion of the plan's full deductible amount on a pre-tax basis bi-weekly.
All employee contributions are pre-tax via bi-weekly payroll deduction.
Click on AFFORDABLE CARE ACT for Health Plan Summaries (SBC)
The City of Newport offers extensive dental coverage, including Orthodontic coverage for dependent children under the age of 19. The City's dental coverage is administered by Delta Dental of Rhode Island and DELTA USA.
Click Here for Delta Dental of Rhode Island website
Member Services: 1-800-843-3582
Dental Plan Summaries
Active City Employees and COBRA Participants
Retired City Employees
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Phone: (401) 845-5300 (M-F 8:30 am - 4:30 pm)
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