Suffolk Public Schools offers its employees two choices of health insurance plans through Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield. The HealthKeepers 10 HMO is available for those who prefer lower premiums and the highest level of managed care. The KeyCare 15 PPO is available for those who desire less restrictions and a broader network of providers. 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 May. 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 October 1st and ends on September 30th of each year.
Anthem Plan information, including benefits, provider lists and prescription information are available through the Benefits Guide.
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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 668213.