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Benefits Overview

Every physician and advanced practice clinician in MedStar Medical Group is a vital part of a dedicated team of medical professionals serving Maryland and the Washington, D.C., region.

In addition to working with an extremely high caliber of coworkers in the region’s largest care network, MedStar Medical Group physicians enjoy a comprehensive and competitive set of benefits unique in their depth and breadth.

Designed to serve the many and varied needs of busy professionals like you, the benefits offered by MedStar help busy people live better so they can work smarter. In addition to what MedStar provides for your core benefits, such as medical, dental, vision, life, and disability, MedStar Medical Group benefits offerings help you save for retirement, plan for an elderly relative or shave some points off your BMI. They also offer access to legal services, counseling, healthy resources, and discounts on a wide range of products and services.

This overview is intended to be a helpful tool. Our goal is to offer a suite of benefits and programs that can help you and your family achieve good health and reach your overall financial and well-being goals.

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Benefits Overview

Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance

  • Choose from 3 medical coverage options: MedStar Select, CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield PPO or Kaiser Permanente HMO*
  • Choose from 2 dental plan options: Cigna PPO or Cigna DHMO
  • Vision coverage through Group Vision Services

Life, Accidental Death and Disability Benefits

  • Employer-Paid Basic Life/AD&D Insurance coverage equal to 1X your annual base salary
  • Supplemental Life/AD&D Insurance coverage in amounts equal to 1X, 2X or 3X your base pay, up to a combined maximum of $1,500,000
  • Dependent Life Insurance coverage
  • Employer-Paid Short-Term Disability—partial salary continuation for up to 26 weeks for approved disability leave
  • Employer-Paid Long-Term Disability Insurance—covers 60% of your base annual salary, up to a $15,000 monthly maximum

Retirement Savings Plans 403(b)

  • Tax-deferred savings
  • MedStar may match 50% of your contributions, up to a maximum of 6% of your earnings
  • Eligible for employer match after one year of service and working 1,000 hours or more per year

Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Up to $2,650/year for your healthcare account
  • Up to $5,000/year for dependent care expenses

Paid Time Off (PTO)

  • Accrual of 25 days PTO per year (0 to 2 years) at a rate of 7.69 hours per pay period; and 30 days PTO per year (2+ years) at a rate of 9.23 hours per pay period. PTO balances roll over each year up to a maximum of 240 hours (0 to 2 years) and 320 hours (2+ years).
  • 6 Holidays and 3 Personal days per year
  • 5 days paid time off for CME per year

Professional Expense Reimbursement

  • Up to $2,000 reimbursed annually for professional expenses, including CME, books/software and dues to one professional society
  • Full reimbursement for state licenses, DEA, CDS and board certification/recertification

Additional Perks

  • MyHealth Care Advising and MyHealth Maternity
  • Legal resources
  • Guide and Thrive Employee Assistance Program
  • Bank of America and Wells Fargo at-work programs
  • Computer purchase program
  • Discount health club memberships
  • Discount cell phone programs
  • BenefitHub online discount shopping program
  • Credit unions
  • SmarTrip Cards through SmartBenefits
  • PetFirst Pet Insurance
  • MedStar Inventor Services program through MedStar Institute of Innovation
  • Opportunities to teach or conduct research in a MedStar Health hospital or institute

This is a summary of MedStar Medical Group’s benefits for full-time providers. Some of the information is based upon official plan documents, and summary plan descriptions are the governing source and would supersede the information in this document. Some benefits are prorated for providers working less than full-time. It is not a guarantee of benefits. Professional expense reimbursements may be subject to change according to policy. *Kaiser Permanente is not offered at all locations. 

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