For a comparison of all plans, instructions on how to enroll, and additional benefit information select the 2018-2019 Benefits Guide in the "Additional Resources" section to the right of the page. Below are the medical, dental, and vision benefits currently offered by PUSD.
Pasadena Unified School District partners with SISC (Self-Insured Schools of California) as administrators of medical plans for UTP, CSEA, and APSA members. Below are the current medical plans to choose from, click on the plan to view the summary details:
What is SISC? SISC is a Joint Power Authority that manages medical insurance plans for a number of school districts. SISC is able to negotiate reasonable and stable rates for medical insurance directly with carriers like Blue Shield and Kaiser. These rates are possible because of the large number of members within SISC's network. In Addition, SISC is able to offer added benefits at no additional cost to members. Examples of additional benefits include the Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Health Smarts, Annual Health Screenings, and no “doughnut-hole” medicare supplemental plans.
Northwest Administrators manage medical plans for Teamsters members.
PUSD provides a $10,000 life insurance policy for all active, monthly, full-time employees at no cost. This policy is through the life insurance company UNUM. Employees may purchase additional amounts of term life insurance for themselves and family members subject to limitations based on age and income. Initial enrollment and options for additional coverage are part of the new hire enrollment process in Plan Source.