401(k) Retirement Savings Plan (for CHA associates)

Children’s Health Alliance (CHA) associates are eligible to participate in the Pediatric Medical Services of Florida, Inc. 401(k) Plan. This is a tax-deferred savings plan that provides employer contributions. Payroll contributions may begin as soon as administratively possible following your enrollment election. A default investment is provided if you do not select your own investment allocation.

Associates may change their contribution percentage or investment election at any time. Associates may contribute up to the IRS limits.  For 2023, the annual contribution limit is $22,500 for any associates less than 50. Associates who are age 50 or older may contribute up to $30,000.

Associates may make voluntary payroll contributions to the 401(k) plan with traditional pretax or Roth after-tax contributions.  Your contributions are always 100% vested. 

CHA Matching Contribution

CHA provides an employer matching contribution each pay period equal to $0.50 on each dollar you contribute on contributions up to 4% of eligible pay, up to a maximum match of 2% of eligible pay.  CHA matching contributions are always 100% vested.

Note: Casual and part-time associates will be eligible for CHA matching and quarterly base contributions after one year of service. A year of service is earned after you work at least 1,000 hours within 12 months of your date of hire or you work at least 1,000 hours in any calendar year beginning after your date of hire.

CHA Quarterly Base Contribution

A service-based CHA contribution is made quarterly to eligible associates with at least 250 hours of service for the quarter.  The quarterly base CHA contributions are calculated by taking your earnings paid during the quarter times a percentage based on your years of service provided in the table. Quarterly base contributions are always 100% vested.

Annual CHA Safe Harbor Contribution

In addition to the quarterly base contribution, all CHA associates receive an annual contribution equal to 3% of your annual pay.  The annual safe harbor CHA contributions are always 100% vested.

Years of Service Service-Based Contribution
0-4 Years 0%
5-9 Years 1%
10-14 Years 2%
15-19 Years 3%
20-24 Years 4%
25+ Years 5%