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Health & Dental Insurance

Anthem Plan information, including benefits, provider lists and prescription information are available through the Benefits Guide.

2020 Benefits Guide

Members can view their digital ID card at or on our mobile app, anytime.  The digital ID card
works just like the one members would get in the mail.  They can show, email or fax it to their doctor right
from their phone or computer.  It’s always up to date.  And, they can share it with family members. Members
have the option to get a digital ID card only, stopping any ID card from being mailed in the future.  Through various communications, members are encouraged to go digital and set their preferences.  A member can
set their digital preference through or the mobile app during Registration or through their
Communication Preference Center. 

Suffolk Public Schools offers its employees two choices of health insurance plans through Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield. The HealthKeepers 80/20 HMO/POS with open access (i.e. no referral required for many services) and a High Deductible Health Plan (HDHP Lumenos) with Health Savings Account that Suffolk Public Schools matches employee savings up to $1,400 annually. Videos on benefits and health savings accounts (HSA’s) are available. Please see Finance/Video Library –Benefits in the portal for more information.

Enrollment in any plan must be completed within 30 days of your official hire date, otherwise you will forfeit participation until the next plan year, for which open enrollment is held each Fall. Other qualifying status changes must also be applied for within 30 days of the change (see “Other Insurance Facts” below). The plan year begins on January 1st and ends on December 31st of each year.


Digital Doctor Visits with LiveHealth Online:

Talk to a doctor today, tonight, anytime — 365 days a year.  Enroll at or on the free mobile app. Click here for an information brochure. Click here for How-To Guide.

Summary of Benefits and Coverage (SBC)

The Affordable Care Act requires employers to distribute Summary of Benefits & Coverage (SBC) to their employees each year. Additional information on the health plans offered may also be found in the Benefits Guide. Paper copies of these files may be obtained by contacting the Payroll Office at 668220. For questions or concerns, please contact