Benefits

  • Eligible employees of the Hernando County School Board may take advantage of the following benefits:

    Health Benefits: Health insurance coverage is provided by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida, which offers three plans to choose from - Blue Care HMO 60, Blue Care HMO 54 and Blue Option PPO Plan 05770. Blue Cross Blue Shield also offers a Prescription Mail-In program and Vision, Hearing and Massage Therapy discount program via Blue Complements. Plan comparisons

    Summary of Benefits and Coverage Blue Care HMO 60, Blue Care HMO 54 and Blue Options PPO Plan 05770.

    BLUE CARE HMO #60
    District Contribution - $275.36 Per Pay

    Coverage Level

    Per Pay Deduction

    Per Pay MLR Contribution

    Emp. Only

    81.56

    10.75

    Emp. + Spouse

    403.81

    20.46

    Emp. + Children

    342.16

    18.60

    Emp. + Family

    694.56

    29.22

    2 Emp. Family

    419.20

    29.22

     

    BLUE CARE HMO #54
    District Contribution - $275.36 Per Pay

    Coverage Level

    Per Pay Deduction

    Per Pay MLR Contribution

    Emp. Only

    29.88

    10.75

    Emp. + Spouse

    305.46

    20.46

    Emp. + Children

    252.74

    18.60

    Emp. + Family

    554.11

    29.22

    2 Emp. Family

    278.75

    29.22



    BLUE OPTIONS #05770
    District Contribution - $275.36 Per Pay

    Coverage Level

    Per Pay Deduction

    Per Pay MLR Contribution

    Emp. Only

    58.29

    10.05

    Emp. + Spouse

    363.35

    19.24

    Emp. + Children

    307.94

    17.57

    Emp. + Family

    638.98

    27.54

    2 Emp. Family

    363.62

    27.54


    Life Benefits: Life insurance coverage is provided by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida and Florida Combined Life Ins. Co. If you choose to elect health insurance, you are entitled to a $10,000.00 life insurance policy. If you do not choose health insurance, you are entitled to a $30,000.00 life insurance policy. You may also elect dependent life insurance for your spouse and/or eligible dependents at your expense of $1.13 per paycheck. If elected, your spouse will be covered for $5,000 and your eligible dependents are covered for $2,500 each provided they are 6 months to 25 years of age.

    Dental Benefits: Dental Insurance is provided by Florida Combined Life Insurance, an Independent Licensee of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida. There are two plans to choose from ... Blue Dental Choice PPO Copay and Blue Dental Choice PPO. Plan comparisons

    Vision Benefits: Vision insurance is provided via Humana, which offers coverage for routine eye exams,  including lenses, frames or contacts. Vision Booklet

    Employee Assistance: Behavioral health services are available to all permanent employees of the Hernando County School District and their eligible dependents.

    Additional Benefits: Other benefits are offered at your cost for short/long term disability insurance, medical and/or child care reimbursement, cancer insurance, intensive care etc.


    Effective Date: Effective Date: Health, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance benefits will be effective on the first of the month following a sixty (60) day waiting period.

    Board Contribution: The Hernando County School Board contributes up to $550.72 a month towards the health insurance premium for each employee. This contribution is already reflected in the amounts provided below.

    Benefits/Premiums: Premiums are listed below reflect the amount deducted per paycheck.