Employee Benefits Information
All eligible employees receive the benefits below.
Eligible employees include bus drivers with work agreements (does not include sub drivers or trainees) and all other employees that work 30 hours or more per week.
All employees working 20 or more hours per week for at least 20 weeks in the school year are eligible for ASRS retirement benefits.
Employees hired after their 65th birthday have a one-time option of opting out of ASRS, if exercised within 30-days of employment.
Please contact payroll at ext. 5407 for more information regarding this.
Medical and Dental Insurance
All medical plans are provided through Kairos Health Arizona. Kairos contracts with UnitedHealthcare (UHC), with UMR as the medical claims payor/processor.
Kairos Health Arizona Inc. Contact Information
To contact UMR for questions about medical information and ID cards, please go to umr.com or contact them at 844.212.6811.
PPO 750 Copay
Eligible employees may purchase dependent medical and/or dental coverage.
Kairos Health Arizona Inc Contact Information
Avesis is the District's vision insurance provider. Click on the links below for more information
Eligible employees may purchase dependent vision coverage.
Avesis Contact Information
The Hartford is the District's life insurance provider. Each eligible employee has $20,000 of life insurance at no cost to the employee. Dependent life insurance coverage can be purchased that provides $10,000 for spouses and $5,000 per child.
Contact Shelly Dailey at ext. 5421 for questions or more information.
Employee Assistance Program
With Teladoc, you can use your telephone or computer to conduct a live virtual visit with a board-certified medical professional-any day, anytime, anywhere.
Health Savings Account
2023 Contribution Limit
A Health Savings account allows an employee to set aside a portion of earnings, up to $3,850/year or maximum $7,750 for employee and dependents to pay for qualified medical expenses (2023)
2024 Contribution Limit
A Health Savings account allows an employee to set aside a portion of earnings, up to $4,150/year or maximum $8,300 for employee and dependents to pay for qualified medical expenses (2024)
Click on the link below for the District's HSA page which will provide more information.
Flexible Spending Account
A Flexible Spending Account (FSA) allows an employee to set aside a portion of earnings, up to $2,750/year, to pay for qualified medical or dependent care expenses up to $5000/year. Money deducted from an employee's pay into an FSA is not subject to payroll taxes such as Social Security and Medicare, resulting in substantial payroll tax savings. HealthEquity is the District's FSA administrator. Click on the link below for the District's FSA page which will provide more information.
The Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS) is the state agency that provides retirement and long-term disability benefits to employees of the District.
2021-2022 Employee/Employer Contribution Rate (retirement and long term disability) 12.41%
Login to Check Your Balance
By logging in to your secure myASRS account, you can see your contribution history as well as service credit and benefit estimates based on those contributions.
ASRS Contact Information