This page is where current and former employees can access insurance and retirement information.
Empower (CERF Savings Plan) Meetings
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
6-7 AM – Road & Bridge
7-9 AM – VCSO
9-Noon – Courthouse
1-2:30 PM – Courthouse (if needed)
3:30-5:30 PM – VCSO
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Empower Retirement, 877-895-1394
1095 Information (FAQs)
Beginning December 1, 2015, Vernon County Employees will have Blue Cross Insurance. The following links provide information regarding these new benefits.
If you have any further questions, please contact the County Clerk’s Office at 417-448-2500.
INSURANCE (Major Medical)
Vernon County has a group policy through Blue Cross of Kansas City for full-time employees.
New employees are eligible for insurance the first of the month following 60 days full-time employment.
Open enrollment is September-October every year.
Plan year begins December 1 each year.
BLUE CROSS OF KANSAS CITY
- Members.bluekc.com – where members can register for an account and view all of their Blue Cross plans, deductibles, ID cards, H.S.A. account balances, etc.
- Vision Care Direct (NEW)
Open enrollment is every year in May and June.
Vernon County has several vendor options for employees.
Look for upcoming announcements if you would like to meet with a representative.
Contact the County Clerk’s office if you have any questions.
CERF [County Employee Retirement Fund]
CERF is a mandatory 4% payroll (pre-tax) deduction for any Vernon County full-time employee starting after February 25, 2002 per 50.1020.1 RSMO. An employee is vested after 8 years of service. Additional optional deductions are available, please see listing below:
LAGERS [Missouri Local Government Employee Retirement System]
Vernon County is a LAGERS member. This benefit is paid for by the county. Each full-time employee is enrolled at time of hire. An employee is vested after 5 years of service.