Benefits Program

SAWS offers a generous benefits program that provides quality care. Our goal is to provide our employees with a comprehensive benefits package that offers affordable choices for themselves and their families.


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Health Care

SAWS medical plan helps to meet each employee’s varying benefit needs for preventive care and maintaining a healthy lifestyle. SAWS’ medical plan, administered by UnitedHealthcare Services, Inc. (UHC), offers several plan options for medical coverage as well as programs in Disease Management and Personal Health. UHC also provides interactive online tools and information to help you lose weight, start or maintain an exercise program and research health issues.

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SAWS offers full-time employees and their dependents a comprehensive dental plan through UnitedHealthcare, which includes coverage for preventive, basic and major services as well as orthodontia for children.

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Our vision plan includes coverage for eye exams, lenses or contacts, frames and a variety of discounts on other eye care products.

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Flexible Spending Accounts

Flexible spending accounts allow employees to contribute pre-tax funds to pay for eligible out-of-pocket health care expenses up to $3,050, or dependent care expenses (including child care) up to $5,000.

Wellness Programs

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Taking care of your health and your family’s is an important part of being well at work. SAWS is proud to invest in its employees by offering a variety of tools and resources to help you meet your health goals.

Our wellness program offers a full range of services, including:

  • Flu shots on an annual basis
  • Fitness club discounts
  • Health fairs
  • Wellness Wednesday Lunch and Learn seminars, focusing a variety of topics from health and wellness, financial planning and other educational topics related to wellness and lifestyle issues
  • Weight Watchers-at-Work Program
  • Blood drives
  • NurseLine offered through UnitedHealthcare