New Hires

Now is the time to make sure you have the benefits that are right for you and your family. Benefits elected during the enrollment period become effective on the first day of the month following 30 days of continuous employment.

Outside of enrollment as a new hire, Associates have the opportunity to make plan changes during the annual Open Enrollment period for the upcoming Benefit Program Plan Year that begins on January 1st

Family Planning

Choosing to expand your family can be an exciting adventure; but what that journey looks like is different for everyone. Which is why HBC offers many benefits and resources to help you navigate and customize your family planning experience.. This includes adoption & surrogacy reimbursement assistance and support services. As well as a paid parental leave program. 

You may also take advantage of no cost services including pregnancy and postpartum support, offered through Maven, and 24/7 support through the Optum Emotional Wellbeing Solutions.

However you decide to expand your family, our suite of Benefit resources are here to assist in your physical and mental health.


Several key areas of your lifestyle are considered dimensions of overall Wellness. They include: social connectedness, exercise, nutrition, sleep and mindfulness. Each one has an impact on your physical and mental health. By making simple and healthy choices on a daily basis, you will be well on your way towards reducing stress, having positive social interactions and achieving optimal wellness.


You have a choice in health care. HBC health benefits give you greater flexibility to choose a level of coverage that balances health care needs with your budget.


Building a healthy financial future is just as important as taking care of your health needs today. 


HBC strives to meet the needs of our diverse population by providing programs and services necessary to maintain a successful balance between work and personal lives.

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News & Events

Women and Mental Health

March 8 is International Women’s Day. Visit HBC’s Emotional Wellbeing Solutions (EWS) partner, Optum, at (Access Code: HBC), for resources on how you can help support the mental health and wellbeing of the women in your life through major life transitions and challenges.

Manager Podcast: Women face multiple stressors and distractions each day while working. These stressors can have a direct effect on a woman's mental health which in turn impacts performance and productivity. This month’s 15 minute podcast will bring awareness of the necessity for leaders to respond to the unique needs of women in the workplace.

Healthier Eating Gets Easier

You may already know a lot of the healthy-eating basics: look for colorful vegetables, choose lean proteins such as grilled chicken, fish, pork or tofu, use healthy fats such as olive and canola oil for cooking, or flavor foods with herbs and lemon instead of salt.

But when it’s time to pull together those healthy meals, do you find yourself short on time? A little planning can go a long way to preparing and serving quick, healthy dishes. For some tips and tricks, click here

Cigna - Wellness Incentive

Did you know if you enrolled in one or more of the Cigna Voluntary Benefits for 2024, you and your enrolled dependents are each eligible to receive a $50 wellness incentive, per elected benefit. To be eligible, you need to complete a wellness treatment, health screening test, or preventive care service in 2024. For more information about what test/services are included and how to submit a claim, please click the appropriate benefit you are enrolled in below.
Critical Illness
Hospital Indemnity
Accident Insurance