The District participates in the Bucks Montgomery County Schools Healthcare Consortium, a management-labor consortium of schools and entities which have joined together in a unique self-funded arrangement as a large group purchaser of medical insurance, prescription drugs and other employee benefits. The purpose of the arrangement is for consortium members to group together to get the best price possible for health care and employee benefits while also focusing on collectively improving employee health and wellness, potentially leading to even greater cost savings.
Website info: http://www.bmshc.org/
- Felicity Hanks, Management Trustee
- Chris Sterman, Labor Trustee
Questions regarding medical benefits should be directed to Elizabeth Jones, Benefits Secretary at Ext. 4001.
Benefits Information for 7/1/18-6/30/19 plan year
Medical and Rx Plans:
Effective July 1, 2018 a new plan option Open Choice 3 is available to District Employees.* Open Choice 3 is a lower cost option for employee health insurance. It is a partial deductible style plan and some categories of coverages will have to meet a deductible in lieu of a standard co-pay arrangement. The deductible is applicable only to ambulance, blood/blood products, DME, home health care, hospice, infusion therapy, diagnostic/x-ray/lab services, prosthetics, and private duty nursing. Prentative care remains fully covered under this new plan. Please check out the comparison chart below and this Aetna presentation (slides 6-7) to see the differences in the new plan.
DISTRICT HEALTH PLANS - 7/1/2017-6/30/2018
Summary of Benefits Coverage Documents in SBD Format-Coverage Period 7/1/17 – 6/30/18