Do I Qualify for Healthy Workers?

 

Most independent In-Home Support Service (IHSS) employees in San Francisco who are recorded with IHSS as authorized to work for two consecutive months, and for at least 25 hours in one of those months, are eligible to apply for health care coverage through Healthy Workers.

If you are an IHSS Public Authority employee and want to find out if you’re eligible for the Healthy Workers program, or to apply, contact the IHSS Public Authority at 1(415) 243-4477.

If you are an IHSS Consortium employee and want to find out if you are eligible for Healthy Workers, or to apply, contact the Homebridge at 1(415) 255-2079 or 1(800) 283-7000.

Temporary, exempt as-needed employees of the City and County of San Francisco: You may be eligible for the Healthy Workers program if you are:

  • A temporary exempt employee with less than three (3) years of City service who has worked at least 450 hours during the twelve-month period ending the first date of the previous quarter; or
  • A temporary exempt employee with at least three (3),  but less than six (6) years of City service who has worked at least 300 hours during the twelve-month period ending the first date of the previous quarter; or
  • A temporary exempt employee with six (6) or more years of City service who has worked at least 200 hours during the twelve-month period ending the first date of the previous quarter

To find out if you’re eligible for Healthy Workers or to apply, contact the Department of Human Resources at 1(415) 557-4942.