Welcome to the Benefits Division. We are responsible for managing the benefit programs for Johnson County employees including: health, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, deferred compensation and the County match supplemental retirement, and flexible spending accounts which includes medical and dependent care reimbursement. We also work with the shared leave benefit program and coordinate the educational reimbursement program.
Benefits are an integral part of the overall compensation package provided by Johnson County. We strive to provide you and your eligible dependents with choices that meet you and your family’s needs.
To view a video presentation explaining the County’s new BlueSelect Plus network option, click here.
To discover when and where the County Benefits staff will be conducting 2019 Open Enrollment Presentations, click here.
Summary of Benefit Coverage Summaries
To assist with analyzing which 2019 medical plan option results in the lowest contribution and out-of-pocket medical expenses, use the 2019 Plan Calculator. Be sure to use the one that corresponds to your classification or how you qualify for coverage:
To discover if your medications are considered a "Preventive Medication", according to IRS guidelines, and therefore subject to the drug copayment structure under the BlueSaver plan option, access the link below:
For a list of Patient-Centered Medical Home providers, access www.bluekc.com
The County's plans continue to offer expansive preventive care coverage under all medical plan options. These three flyers list the recommended and covered preventive care services by covered member:
For active employees covered under the County's medical plan options only
Wellness Strategy - This is an instructional recap, with links, to assist employees and spouses with completing one of the wellness incentive options and the tobacco declaration and cessation class (if a tobacco user) by 09/3/2019.
The County offers active employees and spouses access to fitness classes and gym memberships through a third party vendor called Peerfit. Members receive a credit allotment based on whether they are an employee or spouse and whether covered under the County’s medical plan or not. Gym memberships are a taxable fringe benefit. For more details click here or access the Wellness U web-site.
Wellness Program Overview - This booklet provides a summary of the County’s wellness program.
If you have any questions, please contact your HR/payroll representative in your department or TFM-Benefits at TFM-Benefits@jocogov.org or (913) 715-0700.