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Insurance Open Enrollment 2019-2020

April 22 - May 3, 2019
(Coverage effective July 1, 2019)


Insurance Open Enrollment for the 2019-20 school year will be held April 22 - May 3, 2019.  This open enrollment period is for medical, dental, dependent life and vision insurance only.  Open enrollment for all other supplemental benefits is held in November 2019 with coverage effective January 1, 2020.

How to Complete your Open Enrollment
All employees eligible for medical, dental, life or vision coverage MUST complete their open enrollment ONLINE using the iVisions employee portal.
Step 1. Login to iVisions
Step 2. Select Benefits, HR Benefits Enrollment
Step 3. Submit your online enrollment on or before May 3, 2019
All eligible employees MUST submit their online enrollment for medical, dental, life and vision benefits by May 3, 2019, to continue, change or newly add coverage for the 2019-20 school year.  Staff NOT returning next year are not required to submit an online enrollment. If you are unsure of your return you should submit your online enrollment.

Eligibility Requirements
Full time employees working 40 hours per week (Medical, Dental, Life)
Student Transporters working 28 hours per week (Medical, Life)
All other employees working 30 hours but less than 40 per week (Medical)


Insurance Open House Sessions
Two (2) optional informational sessions are scheduled as follows:
Friday, April 26, 2:00-5:00 - Support Services Training Room
Thursday, May 2, 2:00-5:00 - District Office Conference Room
Human Resources/Payroll representatives will be available to assist employees with their online enrollment if needed. 


Helpful Websites:


Meritain Health
Health Equity (HSA)
First Financial Group (FFG)

ELIGIBILITY:  Full time employees (medical, dental, life), Student Transporters (medical, life), all other employees working 30​ hours but less than 40 hours ​per week (medical only)
CLASSIC GOLD BANNER PLAN - Employee 100% paid by District
Rates did not increase for dependent coverage
HDHP $1350 BANNER PLAN - Employee 100% paid by District
Rates did not increase for dependent coverage
The District will make a $1,386.00 contribution to the employee's HSA (a per paycheck deposit of $66.00 will be made over 21 pay periods).
COPAY GOLD BANNER PLAN - "Pay to Stay” plan
Rates did not increase
Employee pays portion of plan. 
Employee pays $672/year, District funds $6,804/year towards remaining cost of employee premium. 
Current Copay Gold Plan members only are eligible for this plan.
DENTAL INSURANCE PLAN  - DELTA DENTAL - Employee 100% paid by District. 
ELIGIBILITY:  Full time employees working 40 hours per week
Rates did not increase for dependent coverage
VISION INSURANCE PLAN - *New Provider* UNITED HEALTHCARE - 100% paid by employee
ELIGIBILITY:  All employees (other than substitute positions)
Rates decreased


NEW for 2019-2020 – Teledoc

Employees enrolled in the District’s medical plan are eligible for Teledoc starting July 1.  Teladoc gives you access 24 hours, 7 days a week to a U.S. board-certified doctor through the convenience of phone, video or mobile app visits.  It's an affordable option for quality medical care.

Eligibility:  All employees enrolled in the District’s medical plan including dependents not enrolled on the employee’s medical plan. 

Cost: $0 - No premium cost to employee. This benefit is free to those enrolled in the Copay Gold and Classic Gold Plans.  HDHP $1,350 enrollees will be charged a $40 copay per consultation.

See attached flyer for more Teledoc information and to set up an account starting on July 1st.


Insurance Deductions for Dependents

Insurance deductions for dependent costs for medical, dental and vision are based on coverage from September to August.

If you change your elections and/or newly add dependents (children and/or spouse) to medical, dental, life or vision, you will be charged premiums for July & August 2019 through payroll deduction by June 11, 2019 or by making arrangements with the Benefit's office.

Questions? Contact Jeri Burns, Benefits Coordinator at 535-6021 or burns@lesd.k12.az.us