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.)

OPT-OUT*

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.