If you live in Ventura County and you’re looking for group medical insurance for your employees, you likely want to know: which insurance company includes the nearby hospitals?

We’ve created a list of hospitals in Ventura County and a list of the largest medical insurance PPO and HMO networks.  Likely, the medical insurance plans include these hospital as “in-network,” but you need to confirm this by using the hyperlink to the insurance company’s online provider finder.

“In-network” means that hospitals have signed contracts with insurance companies to lower their rates.

List of cities and population in Ventura County, California
Source: U.S. Census Quick Facts

City Population
Oxnard 202,000
Simi Valley 127,000
Thousand Oaks 127,000
Ventura 110,000
Camarillo 71,000
Moorpark 36,000
Santa Paula 31,000
Port Hueneme 22,000
Fillmore 16,000
Ojai 8,000

Largest Ventura PPO In-Networks that may include these hospitals

Largest Ventura HMO In-Networks that may include these hospitals

Ventura County area hospitals

St John’s Regional Medical Center

1600 N Rose Ave, Oxnard, CA 93030

Nearby cities: Oxnard, Ventura, Camarillo, Port Hueneme, Santa Paula

About the hospital:

This hospital was founded in 1912, Dignity Health – St. John’s Regional Medical Center (SJRMC).  It is a 365-bed, acute care, non-profit hospital located in Oxnard, California.  It has been serving people who live Ventura County for more than one hundred years. SJRMC and its sister hospital, St. John’s Hospital Camarillo in Camarillo, are the largest acute health care organization in Ventura County.

Ventura County Medical Center

3291 Loma Vista Rd, Ventura, CA 93003

Nearby cities: Oxnard, Ventura, Camarillo, Port Hueneme, Santa Paula

About the hospital:

Ventura County Medical Center (VCMC) has 272 beds and is a fully integrated, comprehensive system of hospital, clinic and specialty services. Their “system provides access to high quality, compassionate healthcare to residents throughout Ventura County” according to their website.

Community Memorial Hospital of San Buenaventura

147 N Brent St, Ventura, CA 93003

Nearby cities: Oxnard, Ventura, Camarillo, Port Hueneme, Santa Paula

About the hospital:

This hospital has 229 beds and is a part of the Community Memorial Health System (CMHS).  CMHS was established in 2005 when Community Memorial Hospital in Ventura merged with Ojai Valley Community Hospital.  This health care system includes these two hospitals along with family-practice health centers serving various communities within Ventura County.

St Johns Pleasant Valley Hospital

2309 Antonio Ave, Camarillo, CA 93010

Nearby Cities: Camarillo, Moorpark, Thousand Oaks, Simi Valley, Oxnard, Port Hueneme

About the hospital:

Founded in 1974, Dignity Health – St. John’s Hospital Camarillo (SJHC) is in the middle of Camarillo, California. The newly constructed hospital houses 58 acute care and 74 skilled nursing beds.

Santa Paula Hospital

825 N 10th St, Santa Paula, CA 93060

Nearby Cities: Santa Paula, Fillmore, Ventura

About the hospital:

Santa Paula Hospital is an acute care facility with a 49 bed general community hospital that provides care to all Santa Clara Valley residents. Santa Paula Hospital serves the communities of Santa Paula, Fillmore, Piru, Saticoy, Ventura and Ojai, and is a campus of Ventura County Medical Center.

Los Robles Regional Medical Center

215 W Janss Rd, Thousand Oaks, CA 91360

Nearby cities: Thousand Oaks, West Hills, Moorpark, Simi Valley, Camarillo

About the hospital:

Los Robles Health System has 382 licensed acute care beds and includes three hospitals and seven outpatient clinics.   Los Robles Hospital recently upgraded their heliport to accommodate Ventura County and Los Angeles County’s Firehawk Helicopters to better serve trauma patients in their Level II Trauma Center.

Ojai Valley Community Hospital

1306 Maricopa Hwy, Ojai, CA 93023

Nearby Cities: Ojai

About the hospital:

Ojai Valley Community Hospital (OVCH) is 91-bed facility that has inpatient and outpatient care, skilled nursing services, and a 24-hour standby emergency room.   The hospital was built in 1960 and it is a nonprofit, community-based acute care facility.  According to its website, the hospital serves over “28,000 residents in the Ojai Valley with a focus on quality, innovation and continual improvement.“

Benefits Cafe Expertise

Benefits Cafe has specialized in helping small businesses in California provide health insurance to their employees for over 50 years. We believe that small businesses should have a trustworthy resource to help them navigate and understand their insurance plans. We use our expertise to make insurance simple for our clients by setting up plans, assisting with administration, and solving problems. We take time to help your employees and their families understand their benefits and we’re an ongoing resource for our clients throughout the year.

Each of these services are available at no additional cost to our clients. If you are interested in setting up insurance plans for your small business, you can connect with us via email or call our toll-free number, 800-746-0045.


What kinds of insurance are available for small business employees in Ventura County?

Employers can provide their employees Medical, Dental, Vision, Life/AD&D, Long-Term Disability (LTD) and Short-Term Disability (STD) insurance. Every small business has different needs and may not offer all types of insurance. Benefits Cafe can help you determine which insurance is best for your company, just give us a call at 800-746-0045.

Is it important to have employee benefits for a business in Ventura County?

Yes, it is important because medical insurance helps you attract and retain high quality employees. It is particularly crucial in California because there is a penalty of up to 2.5% of income for those that don’t have medical insurance

What can a small business owner do to keep group medical insurance costs under control?

Small Business owners should have a knowledgeable broker like Benefits Cafe to shop and survey the market. Your broker will find an insurance plan that best fits the needs of both the employer and employees.

What are the 3 most common employee benefit needs that all businesses must have?

Most California businesses need medical, dental and vision insurance. However, they can offer other benefits such as Life/AD&D, Short-Term Disability and Long-Term Disability.

If you need assistance with setting up or managing your group medical, dental, vision or other employer-sponsored insurance plan, please give us a call (800) 746-0045.

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