Retiree Benefits Information
COCC's Open Enrollment Period Is
August 15 - September 17
Mandatory Enrollment Year
All plan options have not changed for the 2021-22 plan year. The College will offer the same Medical, Dental and Vision plans that were offered last year with the exception of adding a New VSP Vision Plan.
PLEASE NOTE: Plan RATES have changed. The monthly premium cost/rates will become effective October 2021. See Plan Rates menu option for updated rate changes.
New PLANS AND New RATES WILL BE EFFECTIVE OCTOBER 1, 2021
Medical Plans and Design Summaries
The following Moda Medical Plans will be offered in the 2021-22 plan year, effective October 1, under one network Connexus PPO.
- Medical Plan 1 - $400 annual deductible / Connexus Network
- Medical Plan 2 - $800 annual deductible / Connexus Network
- Medical Plan 4 (HDHP) - $1600 - $5100 annual deductible / Connexus Network
- Medical Plan 6 (HSA compatible) - $1600 - $3400 annual deductible / Connexus Network
Dental Plans and Design Summaries
COCC will continue to offer the same three dental plans for the 2021-22 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)
Vision Plan and Design Summary
COCC will continue the same Moda vision plan for the 2021-22 plan year. Please click the Plan Design Summary to review benefit coverage. See handbook for more details of benefit coverage.
- Moda Opal Vision Plan
- NEW VSP Choice Plus Vision Plan
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.
Any member enrolled in a health insurance plan on October 1 will be solely responsible to pay the monthly premium directly to the College on the first of the month. Checks to be made payable to COCC.
OHSU Virtual Visits
Virtual visit with an Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) Provider online care at www.ohsu.edu/virutualvisits.com. 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.
Am I eligible for COCC Retiree Insurance?
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 either or all medical, dental, and or vision plan options offered by the College through the Oregon Educators Benefit Board. 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
- Not Medicare-eligible; or
- Under 65yrs of age; and
- Retired PERS (Public Employees Retirement System) member.