Skip to Main Content Skip to Side Navigation Skip to Top Navigation
Home>About Us>Benefits at VTA - Employee Health Plan Coverage

Benefits at VTA - Employee Health Plan Coverage

ATU Represented Employees

ATU represented employees pay any premium in excess of the Kaiser Bay Area Family premium plus $100.00 under the CalPERS sponsored medical plan. 

Administrative Employees

Administrative Employees pay a monthly contribution of any amount in excess of the Kaiser Bay Area Family rate under the CalPERS sponsored medical plan. 

Health Plans

Medical Opt-Out - Full-time employees may opt-out and receive a taxable monthly payment if they have other coverage. Employees who have a spouse or registered domestic partner working at VTA are not eligible for Medical Opt-Out. Employees who qualify as dependent children under a VTA parent’s medical plan are also not eligible for the Opt-Out payment.

CalPERS Medical Plans Offered  

HMO Plans
$15 co-pay Office Visits, $50 co-pay Emergency Services, $5 Generic/$20 Brand Formulary/$50 Non-Formulary Prescriptions
Anthem Blue Cross
www.anthem.com/ca/calpers/HMO

Blue Shield of California
www.blueshieldca.com/calpers

Health Net of California
www.healthnet.com/calpers

Kaiser Permanente
www.kp.org/calpers

UnitedHealthcare
www.uhc.com/calpers

PPO Plans
$20 in network copay Office Visits, $500 Individual Deductible/$1,000 Family Deductible, $50 Emergency Room Deductible/20% Emergency Room Services, $5 Generic/$20 Brand Formulary/$50 Non-Formulary Prescriptions
PERS Select, PERS Choice, PERS Care

Administered by Anthem Blue Cross
www.anthem.com/ca/calpers

Vision Service Plan (www.vsp.com)
ATU Represented Employees - Eye exam and lenses every 12 months; frames every 24 months; total deductible $10

Administrative Employees - Eye exam every 12 months - $20 deductible; lenses & frames every 12 months - $20 deductible

UHC Dental Select Managed Care Direct Compensation (www.myuhc.com) (administrative employees only) Pays 100% for most services. Co-pay and upgrade fee for others.

Delta Dental (www.deltadentalca.org)
ATU Represented Employees - 90%/10%; no deductible, $1,500/yr max per individual
Administrative Employees - 75%/25%; no deductible, $2,000/yr max per individual