Ventura Superior Courts

(Updated June 7, 2021, 9:23 am. Added LIVE voting link.)

Now that you have a little more information about the health care provider change options after last week’s Zoom meeting, it’s time for you to do some research.

You have an important decision to make for yourself and your family.

Voting is NOW OPEN and ends Friday, June 11 at 4 pm (PST).

Click here to vote now.

We need as much participation in the vote as possible.

> Survey results
> Facility Match
> Blue Cross HMO Provider Network
> Blue Cross Select HMO Provider Network
> Blue Cross Select PPO Provider Network
> Ventura Superior Court Financial Condition
> SEIU 2021 Court Counter Proposal No. 1 – presented May 11, 2021
> Proposed worksheet
> Courts Flex Credit spreadsheet (updated May 26, 2021)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Question: Where can I find a comparison cost of each plan – co-pays, medication costs etc.?
Answer: Check the “Proposed Worksheet” document below

Q: What has been the past rate increase with VCHCP, over the past three years?
A: This rate information was provided by the County:


Q: If we vote to leave VCHCP, can we rejoin later?
A: We asked that question and the response was “not likely.”

Q: Is the Courts receiving any monetary incentive to switch plans?
A: No. This would be a cost-neutral change for the courts. They are paying for the consulting firm, USI, to put the options together.

Q: What is the union’s/bargaining team’s position on this?
A: The union has a “no recommendation” position. Members will choose.

Q: Why didn’t I get an email or text?
A: We are closely reviewing our represented employee list and making sure those who have not unsubscribed are receiving emails. If you want to follow up on this, please email and we will follow up with you.

If you would like to sign up for text message alerts, also, please email and we will work with you so you can subscribe.

Q: When are we going to vote on this? Can non-members vote?
A: You must be a member to vote. We are looking at starting the vote on June 7th. If you are not a member and would like to sign up, please visit to get started and to set up your web account. All members who are planning on voting will need a web account.

Full Document Bank

For questions and more information, contact Edwin Valdez at

For specific questions on benefits, call the Ventura Superior Courts Human Resources at (805) 289-8618 or contact Sylvia Mora – or Lorraine Benavides –