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Retiree Benefits

IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING COVID-19 VACCINATIONS FOR MEDICARE-ELIGIBLE RETIREES
The government wants all retirees to use their original Medicare card for the COVID-19 vaccine only (because the government will be paying for it). The Aetna card will be used for everything else.
UPDATE YOUR CONTACT INFORMATION
If your contact information has changed, please email humanresources@icsd.k12.ny.us so that we may update your information in our records.
 
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Aetna/Medicare
Dental and Vision Co-Ops
Prescription Benefits
Who to Contact

Aetna/Medicare

After carefully reviewing a proposal from Aetna Insurance, the ICSD transitioned all Medicare-eligible retirees from The Hartford Plan to the Aetna Medicare Advantage Plan on January 1, 2021. We are confident that Aetna's plan offers at least as good benefits as The Hartford's and that transitioning to the new plan will slow the growth of health insurance costs to ICSD taxpayers and employee/retiree premiums significantly in the initial year of coverage. 

View the presentations and documents below to learn more about the Aetna Medicare Advantage Plan.

December 2020
Aetna Overview and FAQs


View the Q&As

June 2020
Town Hall Presentation


View the presentation slides and Q&As


Documents and Forms
Aetna Appeals Process
Aetna Comprehensive Formulary 2020
Aetna Comprehensive Formulary 2021
Aetna Medicare Advantage Plan Handbook
Aetna Medicare Solutions
CVS 20% Discount Card Instructions
Excellus HIPAA Form
Prescription Mail Order Form
Prescription Mail Order Instructions
Reimbursement Form - Vision & Acupuncture
 
Evidence of Coverage and Cost Sharing Information
2021 Evidence of Coverage
Schedule of Cost Sharing 1-6-6 Rx
Schedule of Cost Sharing 5-10-10 Rx
Schedule of Cost Sharing 5-35-70 Rx
Schedule of Cost Sharing 10-25-40 Rx
 
Annual Disclosures/Reminders
Health Insurance Marketplace Coverage Notice
HIPAA Notice
Medicaid - Children's Health Insurance Program [CHIP]
Medicare D Notice (for retirees over 65)
Michelle's Law + Women's Health and Cancer Act + Newborns' and Mothers' Health Protection Act

Dental and Vision Co-ops

The ENV Insurance Agency offers dental and vision co-ops for all ICSD retirees. 

Information and Resources
Dental Provider Directory
How to Find a Provider
Vision Co-Op Flyer
Vision Provider Directory
Dental and Vision Forms
Claims Forms
Enrollment Forms

Retiree Dental and Vision Webinar

View the presentation slides>>

Prescription Benefits

The ICSD offers all pre-65 retirees a prescription benefit plan, administered by Express Scripts.

Information and Resources
Evidence of Coverage
Frequently Asked Questions
Notice of Privacy Practices
Pharmacy Directory Notice
Plan Materials

Who to Contact

 
ENV Insurance
1-800-887-9146
callcenter@insurewithenv.com

ENV Insurance Agency, as the district’s employee and retiree benefits consultant, can help with:

  • Retiree benefit questions
  • New ID card requests
  • COBRA questions
  • Claims issues
  • Provider or network questions

The Call Center is available Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

ENV business card
Download ENV's contact card
 
ICSD Business Office
607-274-2110
ithaca.benefits@icsd.k12.ny.us

The ICSD Business Office can help with:

  • Former and current bargaining agreement questions
  • Retiree health insurance rates
  • Changes of address, phone number, or family status
 
ICSD Human Resources Office
Robert Van Keuren
rvankeur@icsd.k12.ny.us