Message from HR
Welcome to the start of another Open Enrollment season! It is our pleasure to provide you with this website as a resource to manage your benefits at the District.
Here are a few benefit highlights and important reminders
- We encourage you to take some time to learn about your options. Everything you need to update, re-enroll, or change will be found at on this Open Enrollment site.
- Anthem Blue Cross and Kaiser Permanente (non-Medicare Anthem plans and all Kaiser plans) will continue as the District’s medical insurance providers. Your Individual Benefit Coverage Outline was mailed directly to your home.
- The UnitedHealthcare Medicare Advantage PPO plan will increase the hearing aid allowance from $500 to $2,500 per three-year period.
- The maximum out-of-pocket for Kaiser Senior Advantage to Medicare retirees with Medicare will be reduced from $1,500 per person to $1,000 per person.
- There will be several enhancements to the Anthem PPO plan in 2023, including fertility and family building coverage, a comprehensive virtual physical therapy program for acute or chronic conditions, Oncology guidance through Carrum Health, and Breast cancer treatment bundles.
- Maintenance medications are subject to a requirement to be obtained through mail order after two retail fills for Anthem PPO participants. Additionally, retail alternatives for 90-day maintenance refills will be expanded.
- Kaiser members are now eligible for Ginger, a mental health and wellbeing app. This app offers educational content and 24/7 text-based coaching sessions with certified coaches.
- Anthem PPO's mail order and specialty pharmacy benefit manager's name will change from MedImpact Direct to Birdi. Anthem HMO's mail order and specialty pharmacy benefit manager's name will change from IngenioRx to CarelonRx. You will notice a different name on mailed packages, but everything else remains the same. Your ID card is still valid, the phone numbers and website are the same, and existing refills are still on file.
- The VSP vision plan has been enhanced to increase the frame allowance and include VSP Light Care.
- All forms must be returned to Rosa by 5:00 p.m. on October 24.
2023 Benefits Checklist
Open Enrollment is a great time to review your existing benefit sections, evaluate any anticipated needs, learn more about the District benefit offerings, and make any adjustments for the upcoming plan year. To assist you in that, we've provided a handy checklist below.
STEP 1: Review Your Coverage
- Your Individual Benefits Coverage Outline was mailed to your home
- If you did not receive it, please contact Rosa at (909) 483-4857.
- View updated rates on the 2023 Insurance Premium Rate Sheet (Retiree)
- View plan features & highlights
- Review benefit summaries & legal notices
STEP 2: Make Changes
- Print forms to make changes to your medical plan
- Forms must be printed, signed, and returned to Rosa Lopez no later than 5:00 p.m. on Monday, October 24.
- Add or remove dependents (up to age 26) by contacting Rosa at (909) 483-4857 or Diane at ((909) 483-7416.
If you do not need to make any enrollment changes, your current benefit election will remain the same, but at the 2023 rates (as show on our Individual Insurance Benefits Outline).