Payment of Healthcare Premiums The County and covered employees share in the cost of health care premiums. The County will pay 85% of the total premium for the Kaiser HMO, Blue Shield HMO, or Kaiser High Deductible Health Plans(employees pay 15% of the total premium), and the County pays 75% of the total premium for the Blue Shield POS Plan (employees pay 25% of the total premium). Part Time Employees For County employees occupying permanent part-time positions, who work a minimum of forty(40), but less than sixty(60) hours in a biweekly pay period, the County will pay one-half(½) of the hospital and medical care premiumsRead More →