Benefits for Workers


Workers under the Personal Supports model are eligible for many benefits, while Workers under the Payroll model are eligible for partial benefits. Medical insurance is available to Personal Supports Workers who work 30 or more hours per week.

If you are unsure of which business model you are using, please contact your Service Coordinator at 651.967.5060 or

Benefit Offerings

Paid Time Off

Paid Time Off (PTO) is offered for Workers under the Payroll Model. It is not available for Personal Supports Workers.

PTO eligibility and details
Time Off Request Form (PDF)
Request W-2 or Pay Stub

The number of available hours of PTO is listed on the Worker's pay stub.


Medical Insurance is offered for Workers under the Personal Supports model. For 2020, medical insurance is provided through Blue Cross Blue Shield.

Learn more about Medical Insurance.

Workers' Compensation

For Personal Supports Workers, Workers’ Compensation (WC) is paid by PICS.

For Payroll Model Workers, Workers’ Compensation coverage is paid through the Participant Employer’s budget. Representatives can purchase the appropriate group coverage through PICS’ plan with the National Insurance Trust (NIT) or show proof of continued private coverage

Online Incident Report to PICS
OSHA Guidelines (PDF)
Workers' Compensation Guidelines (PDF)
Workers’ Compensation Instructions and Information (PDF)
Work Related Injury Report Form (PDF)

Health Savings Account

Health Savings Accounts are offered for Workers under the Personal Supports model. Health Savings Accounts are provided through SelectAccount.

Informational Brochure (PDF)
HSA Application (PDF)

For more information regarding benefits, please contact PICS Human Resources at 651.967.5060 or


PICS Human Resources