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Happenings! UPDATED 01/05/2015

Don't miss the discounts to Idaho Steelheads Hockey, Zip the Snake Zip Line, Schweitzer Mountain Resort, Idaho Stampede Basketball, Silver Mountain Resort, Morrison Center, Wahooz Family Fun Center, Thunder Mountain Line, Monster Jam, and more! Find these great opportunities through Health Matters' Happenings!


Incentive Checks Mailed!

    UPDATED 01/23/2015

    thriveidaho incentive checks have been mailed to those who've earned 85 or more points in Oct., Nov., and Dec.! In the 2nd Quarter, 851 employees earned their $250! That's $212,750 dollars in incentives awarded. Just a reminder that the $250 check is subject to the same deductions as your normal payroll and reportable on your State of Idaho W-2. Payroll deductions will appear as a taxable fringe in your paycheck as soon as administratively possible. Checkspoints and weekly prizes!

    Over 1,000 employees are signed up for the Water Works Challenge. Keep tracking your water to earn 10 thriveidaho points and be entered into a weekly drawing for prizes! Congratulations to the winner of the first drawing, Jesse Cresap, from LSO!

    To access thriveidaho , login to your Blue Cross member account at and click on the thriveidaho logo.

Health MattersUPDATED 01/05/2015

Your health is a prized possession. Check out the resources on Health Matters!

2014 W-2 will be available online January 7, 2015

  • Instructions on how to access the online W-2 Form can be found at
  • Paper forms will be mailed on January 28, 2015 to those who have not consented to view their W-2 online by the opening of business on January 26, 2015.  Current and Terminated employees who have elected to access their Form W-2 online in the past will not receive a paper copy of their 2014 W-2 in the mail unless they choose to withdraw consent by January 25, 2015.
  • Note: There is a $5.00 fee on each duplicate W-2 request.  Duplicate W-2 requests will not be processed until February 1, 2015.

OGI - Office of Group Insurance

  • Benefit Focus News UPDATED 01/28/2015
    January's Newsletter focuses on:

    • Emergency Room Q & A by Healthwise
    • $212,750 in thriveidaho Checks!
    • Water Works
    • Stay in Touch with thriveidaho

Learn more at the Group Insurance website .

Also, visit the Office of Group Insurance website for answers to all your insurance needs, additional employee benefits, and more!


Retirement - 457 Deferred Compensation Plan UPDATED 06/16/2014

This is a voluntary Pre-Tax savings plan. You may contribute 1% up to 100% of your pre-tax salary. Maximum contribution is $17,500 per year..or if you are over age 50 you can contribute an additional $5,500. The 457 plan has some special features for Public Employees. 1. No early withdrawal penalties 2. Loans 3. Withdrawals allowed for emergencies 4. Catch-up provision of $34,000 per year in your last 3 years of employment. And finally there are no administrative fees while you are working or when you retire.

  • Go to the 457 Plan website..
  • Nationwide Retirement Sessions - Recorded Videos

    * Will Health Care Cost Hurt Your Retirement (June 10,2014)

    * Social Security: There's More You Need to Know (June 9, 2014)

    PERSI Choice 401(k) Plan UPDATED 06/23/2014

    The PERSI Choice 401(k) Plan is here for you! It is a voluntary 401(k) plan designed to help members supplement their PERSI Base Plan and Social Security Benefits at retirement.

    Your contributions are deducted from your pay before federal and state taxes are calculated. That means that money you would normally have paid the government is working for you - giving you the opportunity to gain even more, through investment earnings that accumulate tax deferred.

    While the Choice Plan is intended as a long-term retirement planning tool, should you need access to your funds before then, it offers a loan feature as well as a hardship withdrawal option for qualifying situations. At retirement, several withdrawal options provide you with flexibility.

    Learn more at the PERSI home page.

    Statewide Human Resource Policy and Procedure Manual

    This manual contains the Human Resource Policies applicable to all State of Idaho agencies and is designed solely as a working guide for Agency management and human resource staff in the day-to-day administration of our State's human resource program.

    Domain Registrations - helping web users recognize and

    Learn more about the statewide, integrated, enterprise domains. Non-commercial government entities.are invited to apply for their no-cost address. Information and registration forms are available, as well as forms for domain names and DNS entries are available online. This site is accessible through the "Online Tasks" menu.

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      The information provided is relevant to most or all state employees. Additional information can be found at individual agencies' websites as well.