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Employee Benefits Administration

Yuma County is recognized by the Healthy Arizona Worksite Program as achieving the Platinum level of excellence in worksite wellness and has won Platinum 4 years in a row. The “Platinum Healthy Arizona Worksite Award” is a new category that was recently introduced. Last year, Yuma County earned the “Gold” award which until the introduction of the Platinum level was the highest distinction available. To read more please visit webpage: YuCount Employee

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Outlined Benefits

Benefits at a Glance
Premium Rates Summary [PDF]
Holidays [Word Document]

Benefit Providers, Contacts and Forms

Current employees, please refer to your BenefitFocus account for more information.

Yuma County Employee Benefit Trust Health Plan (YCEBT):
BlueCross BlueShield of Arizona - Yuma County's Third party administrator (available in Arizona and nationwide)

Visit: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona (web link)

Summary of Benefits and Coverage (SBC)

YCEBT Preferred Provider Organization (PPO): search for Physician, Hospital, Chiropractic, etc.

Yearly Acknowledgment Notices

SSA Mexico

The SSA Mexico plan is available to employees enrolled in the YCEBT Medical PPO Plan only.  Please visit the SSA Mexico Page for more details.

Prescription Drug Benefits provided by Express Scripts. Pharmacy benefits include a retail pharmacy, pharmacy 90 retail program, and a mail order pharmacy program (90-day supply).

Flexible Spending Accounts

(FSA) provided by Basic

  • Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account
  • Health Flexible Spending Account

Current Employees, please refer to your Benefitfocus account for more information on this benefit.

Dental Plan

- Two types of voluntary dental insurance are offered.  These are benefits paid by the employee.

Vision Plan

Two types of voluntary vision insurance are offered.  These are benefits paid by the employee.

Life Insurance and other Services

Basic Term Life & Accidental Death and Dismemberment 2020- Provided by OCHS Minnesota Life

Basic Life Insurance/Accidental Death & Dismemberment is provided at no cost to Employees.

  • Basic Life Insurance benefit is one times the employee's annual salary, with a maximum of $50,000.
  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) benefit is one times the employee's annual salary, with a maximum of $50,000.

Additional Value Added Services provided by OCHS Minnesota Life:

  • Beneficiary Counseling Services
  • Legacy Planning resources
  • Legal, Financial and Grief Resources
  • Travel Assistance

Current employees, please refer to your BenefitFocus account for more information.

Industrial Insurance

Yuma County is self-funded, Workers Compensation (Workman's Comp) Benefits. For more information call Erica Lopez, Risk Management Specialist.Human Resources at (928) 373-1075.

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

This employer sponsored benefit program provides members with 24/7 guidance and referrals to assist with a broad range of issues, including: work-life balance, stress, substance abuse, family and relationship issues, child care, elder care, legal, financial, auto repair, relocation, pet care and identity theft recovery. There is no cost to the employee, and all information is kept completely confidential. Provided by Support Linc: (web link)

  • Contact Information: Phone (EAP) (888) 881-5462
  • Contact Human Resources for username: (928) 373-1013
  • EAP Flyer [PDF]

Retirement Programs

 Visit Yuma County Retirement Page for more information Internal Link


(for former YUMA County employees)

More Forms

Please visit Form Page for change of address, Tax forms and other forms.

Contact Information

Employee Benefits Division

198 South Main Street, Yuma AZ 85364
Office Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Mayra Alexandre, Employee Benefits Manager
Phone: (928) 373-1165
Fax: (928) 373-1156

Karla Vazquez, Benefits Representative
Phone: (928) 373-1151
Fax: (928) 373-1156


Website: Phone (928) 373-1113 with questions and comments or e-mail

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