Steps to enroll in Benefit plans:

  1. Choose your plans.

  2. Download and complete required form for medical/dental, and submit a life insurance beneficiary via webform.

  3. Download and complete forms for optional additional benefits.

  4. Email completed forms to

How to download and attach files.

Step 1: Choose your medical/dental plans

Step 2: Complete the forms for medical/dental and life insurance beneficiary. 

Medical and Dental Coverage

Life Insurance

Health Reimbursement Arrangement - Voluntary Employees' Beneficiary Association

  • HRA VEBA is an account you can use to reimburse qualifying out-of-pocket medical care costs for you, spouse, and qualified dependents.
  • The County contributes to this fund at an amount equal to 1% of your salary.
  • Eligibility and enrollment are automatic (enrollment forms are optional to personalize investment options).
  • Visit for more information.
  • Detailed information on HRA VEBA.

Short Term Disability Insurance   

  • The County provides STD insurance at no cost to you.  This provides partial salary replacement due to an injury/illness after a 30 day period.
  • No forms are required for this benefit.
  • Detailed information on STD insurance.

Long Term Disability Insurance

  • The County provides LTD insurance at no cost to you. This provides partial salary replacement due to an injury/illness after a 90 day period.
  • No forms are required for this benefit. 
  • Detailed information on LTD insurance.

Trimet Pass 

  • The County provides a TriMet Annual Pass to use on TriMet buses, MAX, Streetcar, Wes, Tram, and C-Tran non-express routes.
  • Pick up your pass at the Benefits Office on the 3rd floor of the Multnomah Building after receiving an email confirming it is ready.
  • Detailed information on the Trimet Pass Program.

Employee Assistance Program

  • RBH EAP is available to help county employees and their family members find solutions for everyday challenges.
  • Employees get 6 free counseling visits, access to a 24-7 Crisis Line: 1-866-750-1327,  and help with: work-life balance, home ownership, child & elder care, identity theft recovery, financial counseling, legal and mediation services, stress & resiliency, adapting to change, and more.
  • Go to:, access code: GoMultCo, or call 1-866-750-1327
  • No forms are required for this benefit.

Step 3: (Optional) Select and complete forms for optional benefit plans.

Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs): MERP, DCAP, and TRPs

An FSA reduces your tax burden and increases your take-home pay while setting aside money for eligible expenses. Multnomah County offers four types of Flexible Spending Accounts:

  • MERP (Medical Expense Reimbursement Program)
    • Used for covered medical, dental, and vision expenses.
  • DCAP (Dependent Care Assistance Program)
    • Used for dependent care expenses such as childcare, preschool, afterschool programs, or eldercare.
  • TRPs (Transportation Reimbursement Plan)
    • Used for eligible parking and transit commuting expenses.
  • MERP and DCAP Enrollment Form.pdf - Must be submitted to the Benefits Office within 31 days of hire.
  • TRP Enrollment Form.pdf - Can be submitted at any time.
  • Detailed information on Flexible Spending Accounts.

Supplemental Life Insurance

Step 4: Email completed forms to:  

How to download and attach files


Required Forms:

  1. Medical/Dental Enrollment Form.pdf
  2. Life Insurance Beneficiary Form

Optional Forms:

  1. FSA (MERP/DCAP) Enrollment Form.pdf
  2. Supplemental Life Insurance enrollment