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Kern County Human Resources Health Benefits

Kern County Human Resources Health Benefits

Retiree Health Benefits Plans and Costs

Contacts / Help  (PDF)                                       Other Retiree Resources

Health Plan Open Enrollment for Plan Year 2019 is now closed.

2019 Plan Summaries and Rate/Cost Comparisons

 

Over 65 Plans

   ♦   Plan Summaries  (PDF)

   ♦   Rates/Features Comparison Chart  (PDF)

Under 65 Plans

   ♦   Plan Summaries  (PDF)

   ♦   Rates/Features Comparison Chart  (PDF)

Dental Plan

   ♦   Summary  (PDF)

   ♦   Premiums  (PDF)

   ♦   Benefits Web Site

2018 Plan Summaries and Rate/Cost Comparisons

 

Over 65 Plans

   ♦   Plan Summaries  (PDF)

   ♦   Rates/Features Comparison Chart  (PDF)

Under 65 Plans

   ♦   Plan Summaries  (PDF)

   ♦   Rates/Features Comparison Chart  (PDF)

Dental Plan

   ♦   Summary  (PDF)

   ♦   Premiums  (PDF)

   ♦   Benefits Web Site

2019 Rates/Premiums

 

Rate Changes - Comparison Chart  (PDF)

2018 Rates/Premiums

 

Rate Changes - Comparison Chart  (PDF)

2019 Estimate Worksheet

 

Retiree Health Benefits Estimate Worksheet (PDF)

Use this form to estimate your monthly out-of-pocket costs for health benefits

2018 Estimate Worksheet

 

Retiree Health Benefits Estimate Worksheet (PDF)

Use this form to estimate your monthly out-of-pocket costs for health benefits

Other Planning Tools

 

2018 Retiree Health Benefits Packet (PDF)

Applying for Medicare (PDF) and Guide to Medicare Basics (video)

County Contributions toward Retiree Medical Costs

KCERA Retirement Presentation  (video)

Other Retirement Benefits

Original Signatures Required on Forms - Do Not FAX

   ♦   Address Change/Plan Change  (PDF)

   ♦   Retiree Request for Dis-Enrollment from Health Benefits (for self or dependent) (PDF)

Retiree Health Benefits Policy  (PDF - revised effective 5/3/16)

Addresses issues that apply only to retirees.

Retiree Health Benefits Eligibility Policy  (PDF - revised 6/2013)

Addresses eligibility for retired members enrolled in any Kern County group health plan.

Health Benefits Plan Privacy Policy (PDF - updated 12/2/09)

Women's Health and Cancer Rights Act  (PDF)

Medicare Notices

   ♦   General Medicare Information  (PDF)

   ♦   Penalties for late enrollment in Medicare  (PDF)

   ♦   Medicare Part A and Part B Coordination on the County Self-Insured Medical Plans  (PDF)

   ♦   Medicare Part D Summary  (PDF)

   ♦   Medicare Part D and Prescription Drug Coverage  (PDF)

   ♦   Medicare Part D Creditable Drug Coverage Notice   (PDF)

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