The 2016-17 benefit open enrollment period will be
August 22, 2016 through September 30, 2016.
The benefit fair will be August 29, 2016 at Black Hills High School from 11:30-12:30.
November 1, 2016 through October 31, 2017 Benefits at a Glance:
November 1, 2015 through October 31, 2016 Benefits at a Glance:
Click on the below picture to access the online benefit information site:
For questions about plan coverage, billing, and customer service call:
- Phone: (800) 872-3862
WEA Select Benefits Center
Any changes to any WEA plan (Premera Blue Cross, Washington Dental Services, Willamette Dental or Vision Services Plan) including adding or removing dependents and adding, waiving or changing a Premera Blue Cross medical plan must be done through the online benefit portal or by calling the number below:
Retirement Benefit Information
For questions or information about your Washington State Retirement plan contact:
To log on and view your TRS or SERS Plan 3 Defined Contributions Account contact:
ICMA - Phone: (877) 488-4040
For information about health benefits for retiring employees contact:
Flexible Spending Accounts
A flexible Spending Account permits you to set aside part of your paycheck using pre-tax dollars to pay health care or dependent care costs (daycare). You can enroll in a Flexible Spending Account during the annual open enrollment period. Visit the Navia Benefit Solutions website for more information.
Company Code: TWS
AFLAC offers a variety of insurances to help you offset your out of pocket expenses related to your health care. You can enroll in any of the AFLAC products during the annual open enrollment period. Please see the product summary for more information.
American Fidelity offers a variety of insurances to help you offset your out of pocket expenses related to your health care. They also offer life insurance. You can enroll in any of the American Fidelity products during the annual open enrollment period. Please see the product summary for more information.
Ameritas offers voluntary, vision reimbursement insurance for TAP and PSE. TAP and PSE members can enroll in the Ameritas vision plan during the annual open enrollment period. Please see the Ameritas Benefit Summary for more information.
Deferred Compensation Program - Tax Deferred Retirement Account
Deferred Compensation permits you to set aside part of your paycheck PRE-TAX for a retirement savings account with the Washington State Department of Retirement Systems. Visit the Deferred Compensation website for enrollment information or to access your Deferred Compenstion account. Enrollment in Deferred Compensation is open year-round.
403(b) Tax Deferred Retirement Accounts
A 403(b) account permits you to set aside part of your paycheck PRE-TAX for a retirement savings account with approved investment companies. These accounts are comparable to 401(k) accounts offered by private businesses. The district has retained The OMNI Group for administration of these accounts. Click here for more information about setting up a 403(b) account with The OMNI Group. Visit the The Omni Group website to enroll or to access your account. Enrollment in 403(b) accounts is open year-round.