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Health Insurance

Insurance Basics

For medical, dental and vision coverage Yuba County pays 90% of the employee only premium cost for the designated base plan and 70% of the base plan premium cost for an employee plus one or two or more dependents. PERS Choice is the base medical plan and the $1,500 calendar year maximum dental plan is the base dental plan. Insurance benefits are offered on an all-or-nothing basis and employees may elect to participate or not participate, but may not elect to participate in one and not another insurance program.

Medical Insurance

Yuba County offers a variety of medical plans through CalPERS. All employees are eligible for PERS Care, PERS Choice and PERS Select coverage, which are administered by Blue Cross. PORAC coverage is only available to members of PORAC. Blue Shield, Kaiser, Western Health Advantage, United Health Care, Health Net SmartCare, and Anthem Select and Traditional HMO coverage is determined through zip code eligibility. To check your zip code eligibility please visit CalPERS.  

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For further information on the exact specifics of what is covered in a plan and at what amounts please refer to the Evidence of Coverage for your plan.