Family-Forming Benefits

Fertility Assistance

The Nemours benefit design for fertility assistance through Progyny allows you and your provider to pursue the most effective treatment and provides coverage for two Smart Cycles including services and tests. It also includes unlimited clinical and emotional support from a dedicated patient care advocate. This is only available to associates and spouses enrolled in one of the Nemours medical plans. To learn more and activate your benefit, call Progyny at 844.930.3289.

Adoption Assistance

Nemours provides adoption assistance benefits to full- and part-time benefits-eligible associates after the completion of the 90-day evaluation period. Nemours will reimburse full-time associates for eligible adoption expenses up to the IRS maximum, with a pro-rated amount for part-time associates. Assistance is limited to three adoptions per family. Most expenses directly related to the adoption are reimbursable. Eligible expenses include application fees, home studies, placement fees and travel expenses.

Paid Parental Leave

If you are in a benefits-eligible role (.50 full-time equivalency or greater), you are eligible for six weeks of paid (100%) parental leave. This is in addition to the short-term disability benefits. Note you must be eligible and employed by Nemours prior to the birth of the child. To learn more, contact Alight online or by calling 866.693.0064.

Maternity Support

Cleo Baby is a personalized, guided virtual care and experience for expecting parents and parents of newborns through their baby’s first birthday. Based on a family’s specific needs, their 1:1 Cleo Guide will provide guidance and oversight on various topics, including but not limited to emotional support, pregnancy and prenatal health, miscarriage and loss, birth prep classes, postpartum support, lactation, infant sleep, child development, and returning to work. This is only available to associates and spouses enrolled in one of the Nemours medical plans.

Back-Up Child/Elder Care

Eligible associates have access to a network of high-quality child care centers and in-home care providers through Bright Horizons Back-Up Care™ which provides care to family members of all ages. Back-up Care is available (15 uses per associate, per year) to fill occasional needs when associates’ usual care providers are unavailable. The cost of this benefit is paid by Nemours with associates responsible only for the following copays:

  • Center-based care copay: $15 per child or $25 per family per day
  • In-home care copay for dependent adults, elders or up to three children: $6 per hour (minimum of 4 hours and maximum of 10 hours per use)