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Welcome to the Health and Welfare Benefits page. This page provides information about the Health and Welfare benefits offered to employees.
The benefits plan year runs from October 1st through September 30th of each year.

August 8th through September 7th 2022
   Until Open Enrollment starts, changes to benefit elections now may only be done if
   you are a new employee or experience a qualifying event (e.g., marriage, divorce,
   birth of child, etc.)
   Benefit elections allowed may be made through the Ease Benefits portal.
    All 50% employees are eligible to participate in the health benefit plans.
    All employees should log on to to designate beneficiaries
    for the District provided Life insurance. 
    Click the link for an overview of the 2021-22
    benefits offered. (The 2022-23 plan will be published by August 8th.)

   If you have any questions please contact MBUSD Benefits at [email protected].


  Anthem Blue Cross- Group # 280549
Health Maintenance Organizations (HMO) Options:
Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) Options:
Is your Doctor and Anthem Provider? Anthem Blue Cross- Find a Provider
If you selected any of the Anthem Blue Cross plans, we encourage you to go to Anthem's website, and register. You can register using either the ID number from your insurance card, or your social security number.
  Kaiser Permanente- Group # 231396
Health Maintenance Organizations (HMO) Options:
  Delta Dental- Group # 7026
Member Website  |    Evidence of Coverage   |   Summary of Benefits   |  Required Notices   |   How to print ID card
  Vision Service Plan (VSP)- Group # 30069055
Member Website   |    Welcome Letter     |   Schedule of Benefits  
  American Fidelity- Supplemental Insurance
To enroll in a Flex Spending Account (FSA) or Dependent Care Spending Account (DCSA) through American Fidelity (AF), go to during AF Open Enrollment (8/22/22 to 9/7/22 only) to schedule a virtual appointment. Select a date and time, and an AF representative will contact you, send a link, and walk you through enrollment and answer any questions.  
For those enrolled, here is a link to the AF claims page where you can file a claim directly or download a form:
  Tax Sheltered Annuity- (403b/457)
  SCAN - Medicare Advantage Plan for Employees or Retirees with Medicare:
  The Hartford - District provided insurance:
The district pays for long term insurance and life insurance coverage for all employees that work at least fifty percent at no cost to employees. Click the appropriate link below for an overview of these benefits:
  Anthem Blue Cross Optional Travel Coverages 
Traveling during your summer break?  Anthem Blue Cross has provided the following member information for those who may be traveling internationally, or who may need to seek out-of-area non-emergency and urgent care services:
COBRA is the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act which amended the Employee Retirement Income Security Act, the Internal Revenue Code and the Public Health Service Act to provide continuation of group health coverage that otherwise might be terminated. COBRA provides certain former employees, retirees, spouses, former spouses, and dependent children the right to temporary continuation of health coverage at group rates. This coverage, however, is only available when coverage is lost due to certain specific events. Rights under COBRA