Health Care

State of Ohio employees' health care benefits are negotiated in Article 20 of the OCSEA Contract by members and monitored by the member-driven Joint Health Care Committee. The JHCC is a labor-management committee that meets quarterly and presents recommendations on health care. Learn about the union-negotiated health care, vision, dental, life and supplemental insurance plans offered to State of Ohio employees.

Union Benefits Trust
Explore the Union Benefits Trust, which offers dental, vision, life insurance benefits and the legal service plan to approximately 35,000 union-represented State of Ohio employees.

Take Charge! LiveWell!
Take Charge! Live Well! is a wellness program for State of Ohio employees and their families who are enrolled in the state's medical plan. The program encourages and supports healthy choices by providing biometric screenings, health and well-being surveys, health coaching, chronic condition management programs, rewards, and more.

Ohio Employee Assistance Program
State of Ohio employees also have access to the Ohio Employee Assistance Program (EAP), a screening, information, referral and support service for state employees and their family members.

Salary Continuation and OIL
Learn more about Salary Continuation and Occupational Injury Leave (OIL) programs for State of Ohio employees who are injured on the job.