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 two plans to choose from – Blue Care HMO 60 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 (document from a third party source) and Blue Option PPO Plan 05770(document from a third party source).

    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.

    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.

    Blue Care HMO #60
    010110 District Contributes $275.36 per pay
    + Reserves

    010305 Employee Only

    $ 49.85

    010306 Employee + Spouse

    $343.46

    010307 Employee + Children

    $287.29

    010308 Employee + Family

    $608.38

    010309 2 Employee + Family

    $333.02

     

    Blue Option PPO Plan 05770
    010800 District Contributes $275.36 per pay
    + Reserves

    010807 Employee Only

    $28.65

    010802 Employee + Spouse

    $306.80

    010803 Employee + Child(ren)

    $256.11

    010804 Employee + Family

    $557.74

    010805 2 Employees + Family

    $282.38

     

    Blue Dental Choice PPO Copay Plan

     Blue Dental Choice PPO Plan

    Employee Only

    $ 8.74

     Employee Only

     $14.52

    Employee + 1

    $16.84

     Employee + 1

     $27.97 

    Employee + 2 or more

    $26.74

     Employee + 2 or more

     $44.41 

     

    Humana-Vision Care Plan

         Employee Only

        $3.11   

         Employee + 1

    $6.97

         Employee +Family

     $9.61

         


    For more information contact Employee Benefits at 352-797-7007.