Rutherford County Government is committed to providing employees and their eligible family members a comprehensive, cost effective and affordable benefits package. The benefits offered to employees are designed to allow employees a choice of plans that will meet their specific needs and individual circumstances. Programs have been integrated into the plans to promote, encourage and support healthy lifestyles. Premiums for the Medical, Dental and Vision plans are deducted pre tax subject to Section 125 of the IRS code.


Have a question about your benefits? Our Benefit Specialists are here to help!
Click here, call, or email to set up an appointment:

Email: [email protected]
Phone: (615) 898-7715
Monday-Friday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm



 New Employees

New Rutherford County Employees have 30 days from their Date of Hire to enroll in the County Benefits. Eligibility verification is required for any dependent added to health benefits. Documents must be submitted within 60 days from the new employees date of hire. Please refer to the bottom of this page for Dependent Eligibility Definitions and Required Documents.
A complete new employee benefits guide, information regarding eligibility verification and instructions on how to create an online account to enroll in benefits can be found in the links below:
2024 New Employee Benefits Guide 
Documents Below:
County General Employees
Community Care, Airport Authority and E911 Employees
How to sign up for New Employee Benefits
Click Here to access the online enrollment portal, My Benefits Channel
Scan the QR below from your tablet for access to the site.
Please note that you cannot enroll in benefits on a mobile device.

 Special Enrollments

You have 30 calendar days to notify Insurance and Risk Management if you have a Qualifying Life Event. You will be required to provide proof of the Life Event and the eligibility documentation in order to add or make changes to your insurance benefits.  

Click on the link below to view a list of qualifying Life Events:

Dependent Verification documents can be emailed to our secured email or mailed directly to our office. 
*NEVER send original documents via mail*

Dependent Verification and Eligibility Information


For information about benefits after the end of your employment with Rutherford County, please see the Offboarding Informational Sheet.

 This link leads to the machine readable files that are made available in response to the federal Transparency in Coverage Rule and includes negotiated service rates and out-of-network allowed- amounts between health plans and healthcare providers. The machine-readable files are formatted to allow researchers, regulators, and application developers to more easily access and analyze data.