Retiree Open Enrollment

The 2021 Retiree Open Enrollment will be held November 1, 2020 – November 30, 2020.

What’s New

Go Green. Go Paperless.

Reduce your environmental impact by signing up to receive hard copies of Open Enrollment materials, such as the Retiree Benefits Guide, from the Employee Benefits and Services Division (EBSD). Please contact the EBSD at ebsd@hr.sbcounty.gov to update your contact information.

2021 Retiree Medical and Dental Premium Rates

The County is excited to announce that the 2021 Medicare Premiums will be reduced by 2.5% for the Blue Shield Medicare Advantage plans and a 6.86% reduction for the Kaiser Senior Advantage plans. There are no changes to the 2021 Non-Medicare Medical plans and Dental plans.

2021 Virtual Meeting Schedule 

Due to COVID-19 EBSD will be hosting six virtual Open Enrollment meetings beginning October 28th. Click here to view the virtual meeting schedule and instructions on how to register for a webinar of your choice.

Schedule a 15-minute Personal Consultation

In addition to these virtual meetings, retirees will have the option to schedule a 15-minute personal consultation with the Employee Benefits and Services Division, Blue Shield of California and Kaiser Permanente. To discuss questions relating to retiree benefit plans, coverage, resources and more, schedule a one on one personal consultation, using the options below.

  • Schedule with an Employee Benefits and Services Division Representative:
    Call (909) 387-5787 or Email ebsd@hr.sbcounty.gov
  • Schedule with a Blue Shield of California Representative: Currently no more consultations available. Contact Blue Shield’s customer service number for any further assistance.
  • Schedule with a Kaiser Permanente Representative: Currently no more consultations available. Contact Kaiser’s customer service number for any further assistance.
Important Dates
October 28. 2020First open enrollment webinar
November 1, 2020First day of open enrollment
November 11, 2020EBSD office Closed (Veterans Day)
November 26-27, 2020EBSD office closed (Thanksgiving)
November 30, 2020Last day of open enrollment
December 7, 2020Last day to submit proof of dependency and/or dependent disability
January 1, 2021Effective date of new premium rates and new elections/changes

Contact Us

Employee Benefits and Services
175 West Fifth Street, First Floor
San Bernardino, CA 92415-0440
Phone: 909.387.5787
ebsd@hr.sbcounty.gov