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Sonoma County In-Home Supportive Services Public Authority

SONOMA COUNTY IHSS PROVIDER HEALTH BENEFITS PROGRAM

Jump to: For assistance | Medical and Dental Insurance | Timesheet and Enrollment Deadlines | The Waitlist | Eligibility - Meet Minimum Work Requirements | Health Insurance Enrollment Applications | Insurance Premium and Union Deductions

All Public Authority benefits questions and correspondence are handled by the Health Care Employees/Employer Dental & Medical Trust (also know as Dublin Insurance Services). They also manage existing and new enrollees to the waiting list for insurance.  Dublin Insurance provides translation in Spanish and Russian.

Please send benefits related correspondence to Dublin Insurance. Do not send benefits information or call the IHSS Public Authority or Payroll for such issues. Doing so will only delay a response from Dublin Insurance

For assistance regarding

Waitlist, insurance eligibility, claims and continuation of insurance upon termination

Dublin Insurance
6680 Sierra Lane
Dublin CA 94568

1-888-838-5370
1-925-803-1880

Dues and deduction related issues

SEIU UHW West

1-800-585-4250
707-526-4825

Payroll and timesheet related issues

Payroll
1-707-565-2852

Home care provider registry related issues

IHSS Public Authority Registry
1-707-565-5700

MEDICAL AND DENTAL INSURANCE

is available to providers who meet the eligibility requirements (up to available funding). Currently insurance enrollment is full. Providers may enroll on a waitlist. Waitlist applications are date stamped when they arrive, and waitlist numbers assigned in the order in which the waitlist form arrives in our office. Insurance enrollment is taken from the waitlist numbers.

Enrollment in the benefits program requires that you meet and comply with ongoing eligibility, timesheet, and enrollment deadlines, and pay the monthly share of insurance premiums. Enrollment is not automatic.

TIMESHEET AND ENROLLMENT DEADLINES

To keep benefits and/or remain on the wait list, correctly completed timesheets must be received in the mail at the Timesheet Processing Facility by the 15th of each month for hours worked the previous month. 

THE WAITLIST

To apply for the health insurance waitlist, call (888) 838-5370.Eligibility on the waitlist is confirmed when you receive your assigned waitlist number. You must meet minimum work requirement each month to remain on the waitlist for insurance. While on the waitlist you do not have insurance.

ELIGIBILITY – MEET MINIMUM WORK REQUIREMENT

You may enroll on the waitlist if you have been paid 75 paid hours or more per month (by timesheet deadline) for three (3) prior consecutive months. While on the waitlist, you must maintain a minimum of 75 paid hours each month to stay eligible.

THE HEALTH INSURANCE ENROLLMENT APPLICATIONS

Enrollment application packets will be mailed to you approximately 2-4 months before enrollment. Follow the instructions and meet the enrollment application deadlines. Confirmation enrollment date will be mailed to new enrollees.

INSURANCE PREMIUM AND UNION DEDUCTIONS

Upon enrollment in insurance, providers pay a premium of $25 per month for the medical insurance and $6 per month for dental insurance. Providers must pay their share of union dues and insurance premium(s).