Group Insurance

Responsibilities

The group insurance office handles all issues regarding an employee's health insurance coverage, which includes:

  • Medical insurance
  • Prescription insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Dependent coverage
  • Life insurance

Insurance Plans

The Monroe County Group Health Plan, our medical insurance, and our pharmaceutical coverage are self-insured and utilize a third-party administrator to process claims.

The dental and vision insurance offered for election to Monroe County employees is fully funded.

The goal of Employee Benefits is the overall health and well-being of the county's employees.

2019 Employee/Retiree Open Enrollment

  • Oct. 21 – Nov. 15
  • Online Enrollment Only
  • Every Monroe County benefits-eligible employee/retiree must participate in open enrollment, even if no changes are being made or declining coverage.

(Benefits-Eligible = Hired full-time position and working every week a minimum of 25 hours)

Employee Communications and Support

  • Every employee/retiree will receive a notification via US mail with the details of enrollment. 
  • An email blast from Employee Benefits will also include additional and detailed instructions. 
  • Technical service and support via phone 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday – Friday (includes bi-lingual)
  • Four days of in-person benefit and enrollment support (includes bi-lingual support) – ENROLLMENT CAN BE COMPLETED AT THIS TIME!

Benefits Enrollment & Support Schedule

7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

  • KEY LARGO – 10/22/2019 – MURRAY NELSON GOVERNMENT CENTER – BOCC CHAMBERS
  • MARATHON – 10/23/2019 – MARATHON NELSON GOVERNMENT CENTER – BOCC CHAMBERS
  • KEY WEST – 10/24/2019 – HARVEY GOVERNMENT CENTER – BOCC CHAMBERS
  • KEY WEST – 10/25/2109 – GATO BUILDING – FIRST FLOOR CONFERENCE ROOM

Mission Statement 

To provide excellent customer service, fiscal responsibility, and vital information while maintaining the focus of the overall health and well-being of our participants and adhering to the regulations put forth by the County, State, and Federal Government.