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


Pay Stub & W-2 Access

United Way Drive Campaign

Helpful Hints for Protecting Yourself Online

BCBS Health Monitoring Program

How to estimate your CERF retirement benefit

2020 Federal Form W-4

2020 Missouri W-4 Info

2020 Tax Withholding Calculator

Vernon County DDA Form

New – January 2018!!
UMB HSA Letter

UMB Apple Pay App Info

 New CERF Fliers
*  Working for more than one MO County?
*  Cerf Pension Plan Examples
*  Leaving County Employment?

Sample letter to Senator:
*  Blunt
*  Emery
*  Hartzler
*  Hawley
*  Pike

2020 Payroll Calendar

CERF 457 Plan Highlights
CERF 401(a) Plan Highlights


Provider    Open EnrollmentPolicy YearType Coverage
Liberty National  

Contact: Chris Block- [email protected] & [email protected] 479-381-1132

(Flyer > https://vernoncountymo.org/wp-content/uploads/Liberty-National-Information.pdf)
July 1, 2020 to
June 30, 2021
Ancillary Benefits

May 27, 2020- May 29, 2020 Contact: CJ Blomenkamp – [email protected] 417-655-2712

(Flyer > https://vernoncountymo.org/wp-content/uploads/2020-21-AFLAC-OE.pdf)
July 1, 2020 to
June 30, 2021
Ancillary Benefits
Blue Cross Health  October(pending)Dec 1, 2020 to
Nov 30,2021
Vision Care Direct  October(pending)Dec 1, 2020 to
Nov 30,2021

US Able

October(pending)Dec 1, 2020 to
Nov 30,2021

Ancillary Benefits /Co PdLife

Empower Retirement
CERF Savings Plan 457-401a
Voluntary (if applicable) Contact: Robert Eastburn – [email protected] 314-241-1334 Ex. 120 Cell- 573-415-6216
(Flyer > https://vernoncountymo.org/wp-content/uploads/CERF-Savings-457.pdf)

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


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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.

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

  • 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.


Open enrollment is every year in April, May and June.  Plan year begins July 1st
Vernon County has several vendor options for employees.

  • American Fidelity
  • US Able     Open enrollment is Sept-Oct for US Able benefits coinciding with major medical  

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.

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