Health Care

If you are eligible and interested in enrolling in a retiree medical plan, this is done through the Seattle Department of Human Resources (SDHR) Benefits Unit.

  • SDHR Benefits Unit requires that enrollment happen thirty (30) days prior to your last paid work day.
  • SCERS will provide an SDHR Benefits Unit packet of enrollment information at your retirement appointment, but it is your responsibility to contact the SDHR Benefits Unit soon enough to meet their deadlines.
  • If you or your spouse are sixty-five (65) or older, you must be enrolled in Medicare Part A and B prior to enrolling in a retiree medical plan.

To make any changes to your coverage or to cancel your medical or dental coverage, please contact the SDHR Benefits Unit.

Questions?  Contact SDHR Benefits Unit at:

Phone:     206-615-1340

Email:      benefits.unit@seattle.gov

Mail:       City of Seattle - SDHR, Benefits Unit              

              PO Box 34028              

              Seattle, WA  98124-4028

Drop-off: Seattle Municipal Tower, 700 Fifth Avenue, 54th Floor