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IHS Transitioning to Distance Learning Until December 7
Community Letter Regarding Thanksgiving Travel
2020-2021 Snow Day Policy
School Meal Deliveries Beginning December 2
 
 

Employee Benefits

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Health Insurance
Telemedicine
Vision and Dental  
Flex Spending Accounts
Prescriptions
403(b)
Benefits and Coverage Information

Who to Contact
ENV Insurance
1-800-887-9146
callcenter@insurewithenv.com
TST BOCES
607-257-1551
ithaca.benefits@tstboces.org
ICSD HR
Robert Van Keuren
rvankeur@icsd.k12.ny.us
 

ENV Connect

The Ithaca City School District has transitioned to a new online benefits system called ENV Connect. Through ENV Connect, staff are able to view their current insurance plan information and benefit elections, as well as enroll and/or make changes to their plan during an open enrollment period or because of a qualifying event

Click here to access your ENV Connect account. If you have not yet registered, please contact Human Resources for a new invitation email.

Health Insurance

The ICSD offers employees comprehensive medical plans through Excellus BlueCross BlueShield.

COVID-19 Coverage

ICSD employee benefits related to COVID-19 include free testing (where medically necessary/consistent with CDC guidance), early medication refills, and more. To learn more, visit chooseexcellus.com/covid19.

 
Forms/Information
2020-21 Health and Dental Insurance Rates
Classic Blue Benefit Grids
Enrollment Application with Addendum
HIPAA Authorization Form
Instructions to Submit HIPAA Authorization Online
Medical Claim Forms

Telemedicine

All employees covered by the ICSD insurance plan can receive care 24/7 via telemedicine. This service is provided by MDLIVE, a partner of Excellus BlueCross BlueShield.

Forms/Information
Telemedicine Services FAQs
Telemedicine Services - BCBS
MDLIVE Overview
MDLIVE Registration Card

Vision and Dental

The ICSD offers employees vision and dental plans, administered by Ameritas. The FUSION plan combines dental and eye care benefits in one easy-to-administer plan.

Forms/Information
2020-21 Health and Dental Insurance Rates
FUSION Highlight Sheet
Dental & Vision Transition Information
Dental Benefits Handout
Dental Claim Form
Dental Enrollment/Change/Waiver Form
Eye Care Highlight Sheet
Vision Benefits Handout
Vision Enrollment/Change/Waiver Form
Vision/Fusion Claim Form
 
Notice of Privacy Practices
English Version
Spanish Version
 
Certificates
Once you've been enrolled in the Ameritas group plan, you'll receive a certificate outlining your benefits. Contact Ameritas if you haven't received a certificate. You can also access benefit information online by signing into your member account. Upon request, Ameritas will provide members with a paper copy of their certificate.

Flexible Spending Accounts

The ICSD partners with Pro-Flex Administrators LLC to offer employees Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA). This benefit allows employees to pay for everyday health care, dependent care expenses, and certain individual premium expenses with pre-tax dollars.

Forms/Information
Direct Deposit Agreement
Direct Deposit Enrollment Form
Eligible Expenses List
FAQ - FSA with Rollover
FSA Enrollment Form
Mobile App Information
Website & Mobile App Access Info

Prescriptions

The ICSD offers employees prescription benefit plans, administered by Express Scripts.

Forms/Information
Notice of Privacy Practices

403(b)

US OMNI offers a supplemental retirement plan that gives you the option to save money from your paycheck on a pre-tax basis while allowing your money to grow tax-deferred until retirement. 

Forms/Information
403(b) Salary Reduction Agreement Form
ICSD Approved List of 403(b) Companies
Universal Availability Notice