19.2.1  Initial Enrollment The County will determine ACA eligibility by virtue of the extra-help employees’ appointed FTE (Full-Time Equivalent) upon hire or actual hours worked within a measurement period. Category A (Appointed FTE) Extra-help employees who work a Full Time Equivalent (FTE) of 0.75 or more (as defined by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) of 2010 will be offered coverage effective the first of the following month after hire. Employees who remain in this Category will be included in the County’s Standard Measurement Period (October of current year to October of next year) and will be part of the annual open enrollmentRead More →

In accordance with the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) of 2010, Extra Help employees and their qualified dependents who meet the eligibility criteria outlined below may elect to enroll in the Kaiser High Deductible Health Plan (HDHP) or the Kaiser HMO Plan.  Extra Help Employees who elect to enroll in the Kaiser HDHP will automatically be enrolled in a Health Savings Account (HSA) and receive a biweekly Employer contribution of twenty-eight dollars and eighty-four cents ($28.84) in their HSA (seven hundred fifty dollars ($750) annual amount.Read More →