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    FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT YOUR BENEFITS

    Contact: Dawn McCann, Health Benefits Coordinator
    (856) 589-6644 x6604

     

    1. What are our insurance carriers and phone numbers?
    • AmeriHealth Insurance – Phone number 1-888-968-7241
    • Horizon Prescription – Phone number 1-800-355-2583
    • Horizon Dental  – 1-800-355-2583
    • Employee Assistant Program (EAP) short-term confidential counseling services – 1-856-881-1666/toll free: 1-866-614-7989


    2. Does my health insurance have a vision benefit?

    • Open Choice (PPO) and Managed Choice (POS) includes vision
    • Vision benefit is administered by Davis Vision - Phone number 1-888-968-7241


    3. If I do not enroll in benefits and do the waiver reimbursement, when can I enroll in Health insurance?

    • At the time of your spouse’s involuntary loss of insurance
    • During Open Enrollment 


    4. How long are dependents covered?

    • Medical Insurance - At the end of the month your dependent turns 26.
    • Prescription – At the end of the month your dependent turns 26.
    • Dental – At the end of the month your dependent turns 19 or (if dependent has a full-time student status (12 credits) and under the age of 23.


    5. When is Open Enrollment

    • Annual Open Enrollment is held June 1st to June 30th.


    6. When can my enrollments change?

    • Birth of child, adoption or change in custody of child
    • Marriage, divorce or separation
    • Death of spouse or child
    • Spouse’s involuntary loss of coverage
    • A dependent’s loss of eligibility 


    7. What is verification of dependency? (see link to print forms)

    • Dental - Horizon


    8. How can I obtain claim forms, mail order envelopes and vision forms?

    9. What is a Family Leave?

    • Health insurance paid by the district for up to 12 weeks for Child Care Leave, Medical Leave or Caring for a Family Member
    • For specific information on the different leaves, please contact Dawn McCann, Ext. 6604


    10. What is 125A Plan? Pre Tax?

    • A section 125A plan allows you to pay out-of –pocket medical expenses, and dependent care from an after-tax basis to a pre-tax basis
    • See brochure 


    11. When I retire when will my benefits end?

    • Your benefits will end 30 days after date of retirement


    12. If I resign how long will my benefits be active?

    • If you resign during the school year, your benefits will end 30 days after resignation.
    • If you resign at the end of the school year, your benefits end September 1st if you are a 10-month employee. 
    • If your are a 12-month employee your benefits will end 30 days after resignation


    13. What is Cobra?

    • Continuation of group health insurance coverage for you or your eligible dependents