Employee Benefits

The benefits specialist works with all employee groups including certificated, classified, administrative and retired employees in management of the health and welfare benefit programs the District provides. Employees are encouraged to contact the benefits specialist with any questions before incurring any possible expenses to verify coverage.

Contacts

Ashira Garcia, Benefits Specialist (831) 429-3410 x227
Email: ashiragarcia@sccs.net 
Fax: (831) 429-3447

Medical Benefit Rates and Plan Comparisons 

Rates Effective: October 1, 2019- September 30, 2020 
19-20 Certificated Medical Plan Comparison & Rate Sheet.pdf
19-20 Classified and Confidential Medical Plan Comparison & Rate Sheet.pdf
19-20 Cabinet and Management Medical Plan Comparison & Rate Sheet.pdf

Rates Effective October 1, 2018- September 30, 2019
Certificated Medical Benefits Rates & Plan Comparison - Eff. 10-01-18 to 09-30-19.pdf
Classified & Confidential Medical Benefits Rates & Plan Comparison -Eff. 10-01-18 to 09-30-19.pdf
Cabinet & Management Medical Benefits Rates & Plan Comparison - Eff. 10-01-18 to 09-30-19.pdf

If you wish to remain on your current plan but need to change the following: Name, Address, Date of Birth, SSN, or if you need to Add/Remove a family member please complete a membership change form and return it to Ashira Garcia in the Benefits Office.
Membership Change Form 

If you would like to change medical plans during open enrollment or have a valid qualifying event, please complete a Membership Enrollment Form and return it to Ashira Garcia in the Benefits Office.

Blue Shield Enrollment Form.pdf
Kaiser Enrollment Form.pdf

**Annual plan changes for benefits are effective October 1. 
For any mid-year changes, please see the qualifying events:
Mid-year Qualifying Events.pdf

General Health Provider

Blue Shield HMO and PPO

For Blue Shield PPO and HMO, to access benefits, questions and referrals:
855-256-9404
www.blueshieldca.com/sisc

Find a Blue Shield HMO Provider.pdf
Blue Shield Temp ID Card Instructions.pdf

Kaiser Permanente HMO, to access medical, mental health and pharmacy benefits
800-464-4000
www.kp.org

Kaiser Medical Offices Information.pdf
KP Transition of Care FAQ.pdf
Become a KP Member flyer.pdf

Blue Shield Mental Health Customer Service
877-263-9952
www.blueshieldca.com

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
800-999-7222
www.anthemEAP.com  (Program Name: SISC)

Prescriptions

Blue Shield PPO and HMO Pharmacy
Navitus
866-333-2757
www.navitus.com


Mail Order 
Costco Mail Order Pharmacy
800-607-6861
www.pharmacy.costco.com

American Specialty Health
Chiropractic and Acupuncture

800-678-9133
www.ashcompanies.com  

for Providers:
www.ashlink.com

Delta Dental
Premier or Unlimited PPO
866-499-3001
www.deltadentalins.com

Vision Service Plan
800-877-7195
www.vsp.com

MDLive
800-657-6169
www.mdlive.com/sisc

American Fidelity Section 125
800-654-8489
https://benefits.americanfidelity.com/santa-cruz-city-schools/

Retirement Plans - 403(b) & 457 Plans

Contacts:

Donna Czaikowski

Payroll Tech (A-L)

429-3410 ext 222 

Michelle Marquart

Payroll Tech (M-Z) 

429-3410 ext 221

Through our third-party administrator, Employee Benefits Services (EBSG), SCCS offers a retirement plan (403b or 457) to help you prepare for your future. To take advantage of this benefit or if you have questions regarding your current plan, please contact your personal investment agent, or contact:

Jeff Grau, EBSG Representative

email - jeffgrau@msn.com

  • (408) 978-1000 (office)

  • (408) 371-9327 (fax)

  • (408) 806-8197 (cell)

Clara Zaya, EBSG Representative 

email - clarazaya@gmail.com

  • (408) 978-1000 (office)

  • (408) 371-9327 (fax)

  • (831) 666-6917 (cell phone)

Employee Benefits Services Office is located at:

5954 Millich Drive, Ste. 100
Campbell, CA 95008

Office Hours:  8:30 am - 5:00 pm, Monday - Friday.  Walk-ins are welcome. 

The following documents are available for download:



 

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