San Francisco Health Plan provides a quality benefits package at a cost effective price. Our benefits package is designed to keep you healthy and maintain a balance between your work and personal life.

SFHP offers competitive medical, dental, and vision plans, but these are just a few of the perks our employees enjoy! While benefits vary depending on employment status, here are some highlights.


  • Medical Plans: Employees have a choice of a PPO or HMO Medical plan under multiple providers.
  • Dental: Employees have a choice between two dental plans.
  • Vision:  Employees are provided with vision coverage.

Time Off:

  • Paid Time Off (PTO):  Very generous PTO allotment.
  • Holidays: SFHP observes twelve paid holidays during the year.
    • New Years Day
    • Martin Luther King Day
    • Presidents’ Day
    • Memorial Day
    • Independence Day
    • Labor Day
    • Thanksgiving Day
    • Day After Thanksgiving
    • Christmas Eve
    • Christmas
    • New Years Eve
    • Floating Holiday


  • CalPERS Pension Plan: Percentage of gross income contributed to CalPERS pension plan in lieu of Social Security.
  • CalPERS 457 (optional): Employee funded tax deferred compensation plan.
  • 401(a): Employer funded retirement account.

Additional Optional Benefits and Perks:

  • Basic Life and AD&D Insurance: SFHP provides basic Life and AD&D insurance
  • Optional Life & AD&D Insurance: Employees may purchase additional term life insurance on a payroll deduction basis.
  • Optional Short-Term & Long-Term Disability Insurance: Employees may purchase short or long term disability insurance on a payroll deduction basis.
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA): Set aside a portion of salary to pay for your health care and dependent care expenses on a pre-tax basis.
  • Transit and Parking (WageWorks): Set aside a portion of your salary to pay for public transportation and parking. Commuting costs are deducted from your earnings before taxes.
  • Discounted Gym Membership: SFHP has partnered with a local gym to offer discounted memberships to SFHP employees on a payroll deduction basis.
  • Employee Recognition Awards: SFHP has multiple employee awards programs that are set up to recognize and honor those employees who go above and beyond in representing our core values.
  • New Hire Advisor Program:  Program designed to help integrate new (non-management) employees into the organization.