Employee Benefits Guides and Rates

The Employee Benefits Guide is your single source document for the information you need to make informed decisions about your benefits for yourself and your family. The Employee Benefits Guide is intended to be a summary of some of the benefits offered to you and your family including: health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, short-term disability insurance, and flexible spending accounts. The Benefits Office has also created a series of Benefits Fact Sheets which answer many of the commonly-asked questions about these benefits. Additional information and forms about these employee benefits and others are available online on the Human Resources Department website.

The benefits described herein are offered to eligible employees of the County of San Mateo. All benefits are subject to change and there is no guarantee that these benefits will be continued indefinitely. The descriptions are very general and are not intended to provide complete details about any or all plans. Exact specifications for all plans are provided in the official Plan Documents, copies of which are available in your online benefits account.

NEW! Financial Wellness Benefits Flyer

County of San Mateo strives to ensure that your County Benefits can help you achieve and maintain your financial well-being! The Financial Wellness Benefits Flyer an easy to read tool that displays ALL County financial benefits and resources that can help you strengthen key components of your financial health. 

  • Spending, Housing, and Budgeting
  • Savings
  • Managing Debt
  • Planning for the Future
  • Financial education

Behavioral Health Resource Flyer

County of San Mateo offers mental and behavioral health benefits through various sources. The Behavioral Health Resource Flyer is an easy to read tool that displays ALL County mental and behavioral health benefits for employees and those benefits that are specific to you based on your selected County Health Insurance carrier.

This tool provides you with resources based on your needs and it details how to access the various benefits.

Value-Added Services Flyer

The Value-Added Flyer is an easy-to-read tool that displays all the value-added services offered through your County benefits. This tool provides you with a list of services organized by carrier and details how to access the various services.