2016-2017 District Contribution, Premiums, Benefit Changes, Supplemental Benefits, and Open Enrollment Dates
- An increase in district
contribution to employees by $50 per month. That means the district
will cover $325 per month. Currently, the district contributes $275 per
- There will be no premium increase
for employees and dependents on the Basic and High Deductible plans.
- Insurance premiums on the Core Plan
will increase no more than 10% (ranging from $30 to $50 per month based on
selected coverage). This is based on the employee contribution.
- To review specific information
regarding medical deductibles and specialty drug co-pay, click here.
- By getting your Personal Health
Assessment (PHA) by July 1, covered employees who are enrolled in plans
with employee only coverage will receive a $25 per month premium
reduction. Covered employees and their covered spouse who complete
the PHA will receive a $50 per month premium reduction. For more
information about how to schedule your PHA, log in to the district's website and go
to 2016 Employee PHA Communication.
committed to minimizing health insurance costs for employees while maintaining
quality levels of coverage. A perk available to Northwest ISD employees and
their dependents who participate in the medical plan is the Employee Health and
Wellness Center. Visits and services provided in the Employee Health and
Wellness Center are free to participants in the medical plan. The Health
and Wellness Center staff can prescribe certain generic medications that are
zero cost to covered participants. The Health and Wellness Center is
managed by Texas Health Resources. For more information about the Wellness
Center in NISD, go to /staff/wellness_center.
Mark Your Calendars for Open Enrollment - Begins May 18, 2016
Open enrollment for the 2016-2017 school year will begin on May 18, 2016 and end
on June 16, 2016. Enrollment counselors will be located at campuses
throughout the district during open enrollment to answer questions and assist
with enrollment. All dependent information must be verified in the
enrollment system. If you do not wish to make changes, your benefits will
roll over into the 2016-2017 plan year. The 2016-2017 plan year begins September 1, 2016.
Look for more information in your email.
See the chart below to view the approved medical premiums for the
2016-2017 school year. Click here to
view chart in PDF form.