COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Information: Central Oregon Community College is preparing to offer some in-person instruction and activities on all campuses this fall, along with online, remote and hybrid learning options for students. Please find COCC’s board-approved reopening plans here. Please also find: COVID-19 general college information; COVID-19 updates for students; and COVID-19 updates for employees.

Retiree Benefits Information

Active eligible employees and their enrolled eligible dependents who are not yet age eligible for Medicare may continue group health benefit coverage upon retirement.  The retiree must be benefit eligible and currently enrolled at time of retirement in medical, dental, and or vision plan options offered by the College through OEBB. Insurance coverage under the OEBB active employee benefit plans and retiree benefit plans must be continuous or the retiree is not eligible to enroll. Per OEBB Division 50 111-050-0010 a retiree means and includes a previously eligible employee who is

  1. Not Medicare-eligible; or
  2. Under 65yrs old; and
  3. Retired PERS (Public Employees Retirement System) member.

Plans Offered and Design Summaries

The following Moda Medical Plans will be offered in the 2019-20 plan year, effective October 1, under one network Connexus PPO.

  • Medical Plan 1 - $400 annual deductible / Connexus (PPO) Network
  • Medical Plan 2 - $800 annual deductible / Connexus (PPO) Network
  • Medical Plan 4 HDHP Non-HSA compatible - $1600 - $5100 annual deductible / Connexus (PPO) Network
  • Medical Plan 6 HSA compatible - $1600 - $3400 annual deductible / Connexus (PPO) Network 

COCC will continue to offer the same three dental plans for the 2019-20 plan year.  Plans Design Summaries are listed below to help make an informed decision.

  • Delta Dental Premier Plan 1
  • Delta Dental Premier Plan 6
  • Willamette Dental Group (services must be provided by Willamette Dental provider)

COCC will continue the same Moda vision plan for the 2019-20 plan year.  Please click the Plan Design Summary to review benefit coverage. See handbook for more details of benefit coverage.

  • Opal Vision Plan

Medical / Rx Plan Design Summary

Dental Plan Design Summary

Vision Plan Design Summary


OEBB Enrollment

How to Enroll - After determining your plan selections, visit the MyOEBB Member Module to complete the enrollment process, update user and dependent information, and obtain a benefit summary.

Plan Rates

Any member with a medical enrollment on September 30, 2019 in a non-Synergy Network plan (PPO Connexus plan, Opt-Out or Waive) will receive the traditional rates for the entire 2019-20 plan year. Those rates are listed here:

Retiree - Rate Sheet

Any member enrolled in a Synergy Network plan during the last plan year and on September 30, 2019, and enrolls in either Moda Medical Plan 4 or Medical Plan 6 for 2019-20 will receive Select rates the entire 2019-20 plan year. Select plan rates apply to Medical premiums only, which are listed here:

Select Rates for Retirees

Plan Handbooks (links to Moda website)

Member Handbooks for 2019-2020 Plan Year


OHSU Virtual Visits

Virtual visit with an Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) Provider online care at See an OHSU provider from the comfort of your home or anywhere in Oregon through a live video chat on your computer, tablet or smartphone.

How much does it cost?

For traditional Medical Plans 1, 2 and 4 there will be a $10 Co-pay. For Medical Plan 6 (HSA compatible plan) there is a $49 Co-pay, until the deductible is met; once deductible is met the cost will be $10 Co-pay.

When should I use a Virtual Visit?

Use a Virtual Visit when you need attention right away but do not feel like your life is in danger. For example, you could use it for a cold or the flu, a sore throat, stuffy nose, coughs, congestion, allergies, poison ivy/oak, nausea, minor injuries, and bites and stings.