Employee Benefits Home Page

Maricopa County is committed to providing affordable, quality health care benefits coverage to its employees and their families.

This website provides access to benefits information 24/7. Find a health care provider, view a summary of benefits, download forms, and access vendor's websites.


oe logoLearn about changes in your benefit options for Plan Year 2015-16, and the importance of participating in an “Active” Open Enrollment. To attend a “What’s New With Your Benefits?” presentation near you, sign up through Pathlore, and then search for “Benefits.”

Here is the electronic version of the "What's New With Your Benefits?" presentation

oe logoOpen Enrollment for Plan Year 2015-2016 is April 13 – May 8. It will be an ACTIVE enrollment this year. Benefits-eligible employees must take action to select the benefits they need or waive coverage.

Employees who do NOT take action to actively select their benefits or waive coverage will default into employee-only coverage in these plans:

For more information on how to prepare for Open Enrollment, click here.


Avesis, the County’s Vision Plan administrator, has EXTENDED its customer service hours to include the weekends.

Avesis' NEW hours of operation are:

If you or your eye care provider have plan coverage questions during a weekend, contact Avesis customer service at 1.888.211.4012.

Also, did you know that JC Penney, Sears, Target, and Pearl Vision are in the Avesis network? To locate these providers or others near you, click on www.avesis.com/maricopa.

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Change in Eligibility for Group Health Benefits

In response to the October 17, 2014 U.S. District Court ruling, same-sex marriage is now legal in Arizona, and same-sex couples legally married in other states are now recognized as legal spouses under Arizona law. 

The eligibility rules for coverage under the Maricopa County Benefits Plan have been updated to allow employees to add their same-sex spouse and eligible dependents to coverage, provided all other eligibility requirements are met.  (Click here for more information.)

Cigna CareToday Clinics Closing

logoCigna has notified us that their two remaining CMG CareToday clinics located at West Thomas Road and Downtown Phoenix (Central and Adams) will be closing as of Friday, November 14, 2014.  

As an alternative, the onsite Take Care Health Center located on the second floor of the Administrative Building is available for your non-emergency medical needs, including vaccinations.  There’s also the added convenience of the onsite pharmacy if you wish to have a prescription filled.   When you need preventive or routine care, a visit to your primary care physician is always an option. 



Magellan Healthcare presents a monthly webinar that focuses on a variety of subjects.

The webinar for Wednesday, April 8, 2015 is "The Art of Mindfulness." Highlights include being mindful, and becoming more mindful. The webinar is 11:00-12:00 pm MST.

Click here to register for the webinar.

WalgreensTake Care Health Center / Walgreens Pharmacy @ Administration Building, 301 W. Jefferson

The Take Care Health Center (480.347.4791) and Walgreens Pharmacy (602.283.9925) conveniently located on the second floor of the Administration Building provides onsite pharmacy, health care, and laboratory services Monday - Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. The center is closed daily for lunch from 1:00-1:30 pm.

Bio LogoNewly Benefits-Eligible Employees:

Save On Your Medical Premium - It's as Easy as A-B-C (Biometric / Non-Tobacco User Screening Process)

You can receive up to $30 a pay period with these premium reductions:

A. Biometric Screening $10.
B. Health Assessment $10. (page 1 for Cigna, page 2 for UnitedHealthCare)
C. Non-Tobacco User $10.

A & C can be completed together, or separately. It is your choice.