Retiree Seminar Presentations
- Kaiser Medicare 101 Educational Presentation 2019
- Anthem & Coordination with Medicare for Retirees
- VCCCD Benefits for Retirees
- Academic Resignation Form
- Classified Resignation Form (Permanent Employees)
- Classified Resignation Form (Non-Permanent Employees)
Forms are also located in HR Tools
FACULTY: AFT Contract, Article 4.8:
Tier 1: Employees who are employed by the District at the time of retirement in accordance with Section 4.5 shall be retained in the District health, vision, and dental insurance, with premiums paid by the District, provided that such persons have a minimum of ten years of service with the District and have attained an age and years of service equal to or greater than 75. The minimum age for retirement is 55. The District shall provide paid dental benefits for currently retired contract faculty who are receiving District-paid health and vision benefits. Current coverage for retirees shall continue for faculty employed on or before June 30, 1990 .
Tier 2: Faculty initially hired from July 1, 1990 through June 30, 2001 shall receive District provided coverage to the age of 65 at which time the retiree's medical care plan shall be replaced by Medicare and a Medicare supplemental plan which provides comparable benefits and which is provided and paid for by the District. Dental and vision coverage will continue as provided above.
Tier 3: Eligible faculty members initially employed on or after July 1, 2001, and before July 1, 2015 , who meet the years-of-service and age requirements stated above, and who retire, shall receive District medical coverage similar to current employees to age 65 only if they have attained at least age 55 and have served at least ten years of continuous eligible service in the District. The District also shall continue any dental and vision coverage as provided for current employees to age 65.
Tier 4: New faculty members hired on or after July 1, 2015 , will not be eligible for retiree health benefits.
CLASSIFIED: SEIU Contract, Article 12.8:
Tier 1: Employees hired prior to July 24, 1990 , who are employed by the District at the time of retirement, shall be retained on the District health, vision and dental insurance which is in effect for active employees, with premiums paid by the District in accordance with Sections 12.4 and 12.5, provided that such persons have a minimum of ten (10) years of service with the District and have attained an age and years of service equal to or greater than seventy-five (75). The minimum age for retirement is fifty (50). Any modifications to the plans or contributions required of active employees shall be required of retirees.
The District shall conduct exit interviews, prior to employee’s retirement, during which time medical coverage is explained, and eligible employees hired prior to July 24, 1990, are encouraged to enroll in Medicare.
Tier 2: Those retired individuals who meet the conditions listed in “a.” above, who were hired July 24, 1990, or after , shall be provided with a Medicare Supplemental Plan at the age of sixty-five (65). Premiums for such Medicare Supplemental Plan shall not exceed the amount listed in Sections 12.4 and 12.5. The District shall conduct exit interviews, prior to employee’s retirement, during which time medical coverage is explained and eligible employees are advised of their obligation to enroll in Medicare Parts A and B.
Tier 3: Eligible employees hired between July 1, 2000, and June 30, 2005 , who meet the age and years of service provisions of this section, and who retire, shall be retained on the District medical, dental and vision plans to age sixty-five (65) subject to Sections 12.4 and 12.5. Upon attainment of age sixty-five (65), or eligibility for Medicare, those retirees have the option of conversion to the District’s Medicare Supplemental Plan, with premiums paid by the retiree.
Tier 4: Employees hired on or after July 1, 2005, and who have a minimum of ten (10) years of service, and who meet eligibility requirements for retirement, may continue to participate in the District health plans to age sixty-five (65), with the cost paid by the retiree.
VCCCD Retiree Association
CalPERS Medicare information