Employees who are currently covered through an outside group medical insurance may opt-out of the district medical insurance. Employees who meet the criteria below will receive an opt-out payment of $170.00 per month (annual maximum of $1,700.00), pro-rated for part-time employees. Payment is fully taxable and is paid through payroll.
- The employee eligible for West Covina Unified School District medical insurance must provide satisfactory evidence of current enrollment in another medical insurance plan of similar scope. An enrollment form and proof of medical coverage is required.
- Employees cannot opt-out of district health coverage unless they are already covered by another group medical insurance.
- Part time employees eligible for pro-rated benefits are eligible to participate in the opt-out program at a percentage equal to their pro-rated eligibility. Classified employees must work at least 20 hours per week to be eligible.
- Eligible employees who wish to enroll can only do so during the open enrollment period. The enrollment form must be turned in annually.