Current Employee Benefits

Lane County Human Resources, Benefits and Wellness
Phone          541-682-3124
Fax               541-682-4290
Email-Human Resources                    [email protected]

Email-Benefits and Wellness            [email protected]

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You can enroll in  your benefits when you first become eligible, make changes during the annual Open Enrollment, or after a qualifying life event. 

Mid-year changes after Qualifying Life Events---You can make the following changes mid-year if you experience a qualifying life event, such as marriage/divorce, gain/loss of coverage, birth/adoption:

  • Add or remove a dependent
  • Opt back into or opt out of health coverage

Please review the List of Required Forms for Life Changes to request changes related to the event within 30 days of the qualifying event.

Qualifying life events:

  • Getting married or divorced
  • Establishing or ending a domestic partnership
  • Becoming a parent
  • Retiring
  • A change in coverage under another employer plan
  • Change in number of hours worked for regular positions


Dependent Changes/Additions/Deletions

Please review the Dependent Eligibility Documents to determine which proofs you will be required to submit in order to: 
    1. Add new Dependents on your health and insurance plans
    2. Drop Dependents due to divorce or dissolution of a Domestic Partnership
    3. Update Relationship status (i.e. you married your Domestic Partner, you got a divorce, you adopted a child.)


If you plan to Opt Out of the 2021 PacificSource Health Plans, and you have not been previously, you will be required to provide a Proof of Other Coverage form during Open Enrollment, and you will be required to have continuous group medical coverage.

The monthly amount that an employee would receive is $350.00 in lieu of medical and vision exam insurance coverage. The Opt Out amount will be $175.00 for part-time employees (20-29hours/week) who were hired on or after January 1, 2018.

*Please note: Even if you Opt Out of PacificSource Health plans, you may still participate in the Dental and Supplemental Vision plan options for you and your dependents.

Domestic Partnership Changes

If you are adding a Domestic Partner and your Domestic Partner's children to your Health, Dental or Vision plans, you will need to review and submit the Domestic Partnership Affidavit and Certification of Tax-Qualified Dependents of Domestic Partnership forms.

In addition to the notarized Affidavit of Domestic Partnership, you must also submit the Certification of Tax-Qualified Dependents of Domestic Partnership, to either: 1) certify your Domestic Partner and their children are legal tax dependents in accordance with IRS Section 152(a) or 2) decline tax-qualified dependent status for your Domestic Partner and their children.  Please see the form above for the information and forms that will be required.


At Lane County we value our employees and we show it with our extraordinary benefits.
We know that you chose public service for more than a paycheck, and our outstanding benefits are designed to help you
Live Well, Live Lane throughout your career. 



Benefits to keep you & your family well - physically

Medical/Rx/Vision - PacificSource Health Plans Portal
Lane County offers medical, prescription and vision exam coverage for employees and their eligible dependents. Health insurance coverage becomes effective the first of the month following your first 30 days as an eligible employee.

Wellness Clinic - Marathon Live Well Center Portal
The Live Well Center is for Lane County benefits-eligible employees, spouses and dependents (ages 2 and up) who are enrolled in the Lane County health plan. Marathon Health manages the Live Well Center and their clinical team provides confidential, affordable care for your acute and preventive healthcare needs. The Live Well Center also provides health coaching, chronic disease counseling, comprehensive primary care services, and much more.

Dental - Delta Dental or Willamette Dental
Lane County provides free dental coverage for employees and their eligible dependents.

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)Inova Lane County Website
Lane County provides this counseling and concierge service to employees and members of their immediate households.

Fitness Center Membership – 
Lane County provides eligible employees with a membership to a local fitness center. Employees may add their family members for a discounted monthly or annual rate.

County-paid benefits to keep you & your family well - financially

Retirement - PERS website
Lane County enrolls employees in the Oregon Public Service Retirement Plan (OPSRP) and the Individual Account Program (IAP) following six full months of employment. There is no cost to the employee for this benefit.

DisabilityProtected Leaves and Disability
Lane County pays a portion of wages for eligible employees through Short Term Disability, and provides Long Term Disability insurance coverage. Lane County complies with all State and Federal disability laws for employee, family, parental and pregnancy leaves regulations.

Time ManagementCollective Bargaining Agreements
Lane County provides employees with a generous bank of hours to be used for sick, vacation, family emergencies and personal days.

Lane County provides nine paid holidays per year.

Life Insurance  The Hartford Life Insurance Enrollment Portal
Lane County pays for employee life, and accidental death & dismemberment term insurance.

Lane County offers these other valuable benefits

    Deferred Compensation 
    Employees may enroll in a deferred compensation 457(b) program to save for retirement. Enrollment information is available, call 800-669-7400 and press "0" Monday through Friday 5:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. PT         

      VisionEyeMed Supplemental Vision Insurance
      Eligible employees may purchase supplemental vision insurance for a monthly premium.

        Supplemental Life InsuranceThe Hartford Life Insurance Portal
        Employees may purchase supplemental life insurance for themselves and their dependents/spouse for Voluntary life or Voluntary AD&D coverage.

          AFLAC–  Lane County AFLAC webpage
          4 optional employee paid voluntary group plans are available through AFLAC for Lane County employees. Enrollment information is available online at the Lane County AFLAC webpage or by calling Carol Kenyon at (541) 580-5002.

            VPI Pet Insurance  Nationwide Pet Insurance
            Veterinary Pet Insurance (VPI) is offered through Nationwide Insurance. Enrollment information is available at 877-738-7874 or online through Nationwide.

              Lane County Federal Credit Union  Lane County Federal Credit Union
              Lane County employees are eligible to open a Lane Co Credit Union account. Enrollment information is available online at Lane County Federal Credit Union or by calling 800-709-5665.

              FireMed  FireMed
              Discounted rates are offered for eligible Lane County employees. Enrollment information is available online or by calling 541-726-3636.


              The above information describes typical benefits available for Regular Full-time Employees. Actual benefits received may differ by position, employment status (regular, temporary, or extra help) and/or bargaining group. Paid medical, dental and vision coverage for dependents is determined by labor agreement or APM, as applicable. Please note that Temporary and Extra Help positions are not typically eligible for benefits. This is a only brief summary of benefits available to eligible Lane County employees.  In all cases, plan documents govern.

              For additional information about these extraordinary benefits contact the Benefit Resource Center at 1-866-468-7272, or Lane County HR at (541) 682-3124.