OPEN ENROLLMENT FOR VOLUNTARY INSURANCE PLANS BEGINS MAY 1, 2019 THROUGH MAY 31, 2019
To make an appointment with American Fidelity go to: https://benefits.americanfidelity.com/desert-sands-unified-school-distr/
To cancel a voluntary insurance plan go to: www.dsusd.us/volplanterm
For additional information, please contact Risk Management.
Qualifying Life Events for Health Insurance
Are you getting married? Expecting a baby? Getting a divorce? You have 30 days from the date of marriage, birth, or divorce to add or delete dependent(s). You will need to provide a copy of the marriage certificate, birth certificate, or final divorce papers, along with the appropriate enrollment form(s) to Risk Management at the District Office.
Summary of Benefits and Coverage
Your CVT medical plan Summary of Benefits and Coverage (SBC) document can be found at: http://www.cvtrust.org/sbc
CSEA MetLife Term Life Insurance
Attention New Classified Benefit Eligible Employees (4+ hour/day) - Remember to complete your MetLife Term Life Insurance paperwork! View Classified MetLife Memo for additional information. There is no cost to the employee.
For DSTA PPO Plan Members
PPO plans changed from Blue Shield PPO to Anthem Blue Cross PPO effective 1/1/18. Here are a few reminders:
Be sure to give your Provider your new insurance information prior to your appointment.
If you have not received your Anthem Blue Cross ID cards, please contact CVT at 1-800-288-9870.
Plan names with DSUSD are as follows:
Blue Shield PPO 3B is now Anthem Blue Cross 3B (Group #13929C)
Blue Shield PPO 5B is now Anthem Blue Cross 5B (Group #13929E)
Blue Shield PPO 7B is now Anthem Blue Cross 7B (Group #13929G)
Blue Shield HDHP is now Anthem Blue Cross HDHP (Group #13931N)
Blue Shield PPO Wellness is now Anthem Blue Cross PPO Wellness (Group #1841NA)
Chiropractic, acupuncture and physical therapy is through Anthem Blue Cross. It is no longer through Physmetrics (as of 12/31/17) for Certificated PPO Members.
Contact information for Anthem Blue Cross:
1-800-234-4333 for benefits, claims, provider billings and authorizations.
www.anthem.com/ca to look for Anthem Blue Cross Providers
Download the Anthem mobile APP on Google Play or the ITUNES Store.
The above information is for Certificated PPO Members only. Management and Classified Blue Shield PPO Members are still on Blue Shield PPO plans. If you are Certificated Management, your benefits are under Management and are not affected by this Insurance Carrier change.
For Basic Benefits Information
Click on the listed links:
General Benefit Terms: http://video.burnhambenefits.com/terms/
Flexible Spending Accounts: http://video.burnhambenefits.com/fsa/