How Do I Enroll in the Flexible Benefits Program?
You must enroll in a medical plan to participate in the Program or, if you already have employer group medical insurance or Medicare, you may opt-out of County medical coverage. You may choose other benefit plans (dental plan, vision plan and/or flexible spending accounts) with any remaining Flexible Credits. Any unspent Credits will be added to your biweekly paycheck as “Cash Back.” If you spend more than your Credits will cover, part of your salary will be taken on a pre-tax basis to cover the cost of the benefits you choose.
You can also choose to waive all coverage. This means forfeiting your participation in the Flexible Benefits Program and your Flexible Credit Allowance.
To enroll, complete the proper enrollment form(s) and return within the deadlines discussed in the Benefit Plans Handbook (link to handbook).
All plan documents and forms are available on our websites: http://myvcweb/index.php/benefits (intranet) and http://www.ventura.org/benefits (internet).
The Human Resources/Benefits Representative for your department can also provide you with the form(s) you need, and help you with the enrollment process.