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Employees

This page is where current and former employees can access insurance and retirement information.

Vernon County DDA Form

IMPORTANT NEW PRESCRIPTION CHANGES
Blue Cross is implementing changes to manage rising prescription drug costs effective July 1, 2017.

Lagers 1st Qtr Update Video
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ample letter to Senator:
*  Blunt
*  Emery
*  Hartzler
*  McCaskill
*  Pike

2017 Payroll Calendar

CERF 457 Plan Highlights
CERF 401(a) Plan Highlights

2017 OPEN ENROLLMENTS

Provider     Open Enrollment Policy Year Type Coverage
Liberty National   April 13th, 2017 July 1, 2017 to
June 30, 2018
Ancillary Benefits
AFLAC May 30-June2,  2017 July 1, 2017 to
June 30, 2018
Ancillary Benefits
Blue Cross Health   October(pending) Dec 1, 2017 to
Nov 30,2018
Medical/Dental
Vision Care Direct   October(pending) Dec 1, 2017 to
Nov 30,2018
Vision
US Able October(pending) Dec 1, 2017 to
Nov 30,2018
Ancillary Benefits /Co PdLife

The OE is the ONLY OPPORTUNITY
for employees to change coverage enrollments.
NO new enrollments or cancellations are permitted until the next OE date

Download “AMWELL: LIVE DOCTOR VISIT” on GooglePlay
Download “AMWELL: LIVE DOCTOR VISIT” ON iTunes
Read here about new app for BCBS Members!
Click here for Link to AMWELL Webpage

What is the cost of waiting to save for retirement?
Click here to see what CERF Savings Plan has to offer!
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.

Vernon County Employees are offered a substantial range of benefits with full time employment

INSURANCE (Major Medical-Dental)
Vernon County maintains a group policy, currently 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.   

The county currently offers up to $400.00 monthly allowance toward employee coverage(s) to those who enroll.

Open enrollment is September-October every year.
Plan year begins December 1 each year.

BLUE CROSS OF KANSAS CITY-is the provider of 4 optional medical coverage plans and a dental plan

CAFETERIA PLANS   

Open enrollment is every year in April, May and June.  Plan year begins July 1st
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.