Frequently Asked Questions

HEALTH CARE REIMBURSEMENT PLAN (H-CARE)

The County of Santa Cruz Amended and Restated H-Care: Health Care Reimbursement Plan (“H-Care Plan”) allows you, if you qualify under the plan’s eligibility requirements and elect to participate, to pay the medical plan premiums for you and your eligible dependents on a pre-tax basis. You will not pay federal or state income taxes (in California) or Social Security taxes on funds set aside through the H-Care Plan.
Administrator:County of Santa Cruz, Personnel Department, Room 310,
County Government Center,
701 Ocean Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4073

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