Retiree Information

Roanoke County Human Resources has created this website so that we can share benefit updates, announcements, events, and other general information with Roanoke County Retirees. 

Events and Announcements

January 24, 2023 - Do you need help with financial planning?  Virginia Retirement System (VRS) retirees have access to certified financial planning services.  These services are provided through MissionSquare Retirement (the third-party record keeper for VRS Defined Contribution Plans) by Certified Financial Planning (CFP) professionals.  Some of the topics that the CFP professionals can discuss with you are:  Reducing debt, budgeting, protecting loved ones, optimizing Social Security benefits, and estate planning.

One-on-one 30-minute consultations and webinars with CFP professionals are offered at no cost to VRS retirees.  There may be charges for assistance in developing a financial plan.  

Additional information about these services can be found at the following link: VRS Financial Planning Services.

October 7, 2022 - If you are retiree covered on Roanoke County's Health Insurance Plan, you are eligible to participate in the Wellness Program through Marathon Health. Retirees who complete the 3-Steps to Wellness by May 31, 2023 will receive a Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA) contribution effective July 1, 2023. See the flyer below for more information.

Retiree Benefits Information

Below you will find information regarding the 2022-2023 plan year for Roanoke County Retiree insurance effective July 1, 2022. As a retiree, you can cancel or reduce coverage tiers on health and/or dental insurance at any time, however, dependents may not be added to your plan. No action is required if you do not wish to make changes to your health or dental plan.

Previously, we asked for retirees to provide email information in order to receive future communications through email. Those who elected to provide this information have received this information via email. From this point forward, retirees who provide an email address will receive future communications via email and will no longer receive information through the United State Postal Service. You may contact Human Resources at anytime to make a change to your contact information or request paper copies of information by calling 540-772-2018 or by email.

2022-2023 Plan Year Updates

The following information only applies to you if you are currently participating on one or more of the below retiree benefit plans.

  • Health Insurance
    • Premiums remain the same.
    • Preventative services have been expanded to include the diagnosis of certain chronic conditions.
    • Continuous glucose monitors are no longer covered under the health insurance as "durable medical equipment"; however, they will continue to be covered under the prescription plan.
  • Wellness Incentive - The wellness Incentive information only applies to those currently participating on the Roanoke County Retiree Health Insurance plan.
    • If you were engaged in the Wellness Program on December 1, 2021, you will receive the Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA) incentive July 1, 2022. The time frame to complete the 3-Steps to Wellness for the July 1, 2023 HRA incentive was expanded to 18 months. You and your spouse, if applicable, will have from December 1, 2021 to May 31, 2023 to complete your 3-Steps for the July 1, 2023 HRA incentive.
    • Effective July 1, 2023, the 3-Steps required to become engaged in the Wellness Program will return to the pre-pandemic process. At that time, the steps completed in one plan year will count towards the Wellness Incentive for the next plan year.
    • If you are not currently engaged in the Wellness Program, you must complete the 3-Steps to wellness to receive the HRA incentive. You will receive a prorated incentive upon completion of your 3-Steps and this may also qualify you for the full incentive beginning on July 1, 2023, dependent upon when you and your spouse complete the 3-Steps. You and your spouse, if applicable, will qualify for the full HRA incentive if you complete your steps prior to May 31, 2023.
  • Dental Insurance
    • Retiree Dental Insurance renews each January. The rate chart below will be updated if there is a change to the Retiree Dental Insurance premiums.
  1. Health Insurance & Prescription Coverage
  2. Wellness
  3. Dental Insurance

Roanoke County's retiree health insurance is offered through Anthem. Prescription drug coverage is offered through WellDyne RX. The health plan offered is KeyCare 1000 with a Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA). The HRA is administered by Flexible Benefits Administrators. If you are enrolled in the retiree health insurance plan, you also have a Blue View Vision plan included at no additional cost to you.

The current monthly retiree health insurance rates are shown below. Prescription Drug Coverage is included with your Health Insurance plan at no additional cost.

The Retiree Health Insurance rates shown below are effective July 1, 2022 through June 30, 2023.

Coverage Tier
20+ Years of Service15-19 Years of Service10-14 Years of Service
Retiree Only
Retiree Plus 1 Minor
Retiree Plus Spouse

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