Human Resources

Benefits Contact Information

Most plan description and enrollment information can be obtained from your departmental payroll division. For general questions or inquiries about your eligibility for certain benefits, please call the Employee Benefits Division at (805) 568-2818 or (805) 568-2821 or email us at benefits@co.santa-barbara.ca.us 

Call the health plan or visit their web site when you have questions about a specific plan.

 
Medical Plans
 
Phone Number
 
Web Site
Blue Shield of California
All Plans 

800-642-6155

www.blueshieldca.com/csac

MEDCO/Express Scripts - Pharmacy Benefits Manager for EPO and PPO Plans (HDHP Plan members please call Blue Shield Customer service for Pharmacy Benefit questions)

800-711-0917

https://www.express-scripts.com/
Kaiser Permanente 800-464-4000 www.kp.org

Health Savings Account

Phone Number

Web Site

Sterling HSA Administrator 800-617-4729 www.sterlinghsa.com

Employee Assistance Programs

Phone Number

Web Site

MHN Employee Assistance Program 888-227-2204 www.members.mhn.com   Online access code: cosantabarbara

CareCounsel Advisors

888-227-3334 www.carecounsel.com 
 
Vision Plan
 
Phone Number
 
Web Site
Vision Service Plan (VSP) 800-877-7195 www.vsp.com
 
Dental Plans
 
Phone Number
 
Web Site
Delta Dental Self-Funded  - DPPO - Group# 16458 800-422-4234 www.deltadentalins.com/countyofsantabarbara
DeltaCare USA - DHMO - Group# 76825 800-765-6003 www.deltadentalins.com/countyofsantabarbara
 
COBRA Coverage
 
Phone Number
 
Web Site
Benefits Coordinators Corporation (BCC) 1-800-685-6100 http://www.benxcel.com/faq_cobra.php 

Flexible Spending Accounts & Commuter Benefit

Phone Number 

Web Site
Benefit Coordinators Corporation (BCC) 1-800-685-6100 https://www.benxcel.com/cosb.htm
Important: Participant ID is COSB+00+Ee ID. For example, COSB009999. If Ee ID is 5 digits, then COSB0099999 or if EE ID is 4 digits, then COSB0009999 etc. 
 
Disability Benefits
 
Phone Number
 
Web Site
Ca. State Disability Insurance (SDI) 800-480-3287  SDI 
EDD Paid Family Leave 877-238-4373 Paid Family Leave
ING Reliastar Long Term Disability Insurance (LTD) 800-328-4090 (N/A)
 
Additional Voluntary Benefits
 
Phone Number
 
Web Site
ING Personal Accident Insurance (AD&D) 800-955-7736 (N/A)
ING Supplemental Optional Term Life Insurance 800-955-7736 (N/A)
Voluntary Whole Life (with Long Term Care Rider) - Farmington 877-290-3931 (N/A)
Voluntary Critical Illness Insurance - Farmington 877-290-3931 (N/A)
 
Unemployment Insurance
 
Phone Number
 
Web Site
EDD 800-300-5616 Unemployment Claims
 
Long Term Care
 
Phone Number
 
Web Site
CalPers Long Term Care (no new enrollments after 2008) 800-266-1050 CalPers Long Term Care
 
Retirement
 
Phone Number
 
Web Site
SB County Employees Retirement System
805-568-2940
SBCERS
Great West Retirement Services 800-701-8255 www.santabarbara457.com
     
Santa Barbara County Credit Union
805-682-3357 www.sbcreditunion.com