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Health Insurance - Medical, Dental and Vision

Miami-Dade County employees can get medical, dental and vision health insurance coverage.

You must enroll during your initial benefits eligibility period, during the annual benefits open enrollment, or within 45 days of a status change or qualifying event.

To be eligible, you must be one of these:

  • Full-time employee.
  • Part-time employee who is scheduled to work 60 hours per pay period.
  • Variable Hours Employee who averages 60 or more hours per pay period (as measured over 26 pay periods).

If you have questions regarding plan benefits, call the plan provider directly during business hours for specific plan benefits and limitations.

The County provides comprehensive medical coverage for you and your family. You can choose from the four medical plan options below. All plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage. When you're newly hired or become newly eligible for benefits, the effective date of coverage is based on your start date.

Health benefits coverage will begin on the first day of the month coincidient ith 60 days of employment if the employee starts on the first day of the month. For example, if any employee starts on July 1, their benefits will begin on Sept 1. If someone begins their employment on July 2, then he or she would become eligible for benefits on October 1. This rule applies to each month of the year. 

Dental and Vision
The County offers several options for dental and vision coverage so you can choose the coverage that best meets your needs.

Human Resources

The Human Resources Department provides centralized personnel services for all County departments.

We work with departments to identify and assist with workforce issues including a renewed emphasis on performance management and standardized discipline policies, employee development and knowledge transfer, ongoing evaluation of workplace rules, and implementation of workforce metrics to measure and analyze overtime utilization, absenteeism, appeals, payroll issues, and employee development needs.

We coordinate negotiation of collective bargaining agreements and develop viable and sustainable healthcare options. Employee programs include training, wellness and diversity.

We provide residents and employees with a means to have discrimination cases heard and resolved through investigation, mediation, and appeals.

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