Employee Health Benefits
Health Insurance Coverage: SISC Health and Welfare Benefits
Eligible LUSD employees are provided with health care coverage under Self-Insured Schools of California - SISC. Foundation for Medical Care is the medical insurance administrator for physicians; Anthem Blue Cross is the carrier. To contact the Foundation for Medical Care regarding coverage and claims you may call 1-800-668-5502. To order additional insurance cards, you may contact SISC III at 800-972-1727. Please refer to the SISC Health and Welfare website for further details.
SISC requires the following documentation to be submitted with all enrollments:
- A copy of the marriage certificate is required for all new spouses of current employees and at the time of hire for spouses of new employees.
- A copy of your federal tax return confirming filing status for married employees of current employees and at time of hire for new employees.
- A copy of the birth certificate will be required for all newborns within 30 days of birth of current employees and at time of hire for all dependents.
Brochures including specific coverage details can be found at the following webpage.
Medical Provider: Anthem / Blue Cross Insurance PPO
Lindsay Unified offers Anthem/Blue Cross insurance to eligible employees. To access a list of Anthem Blue Cross health care providers, you may go to the Anthem Blue Cross website. You will need to register as a user the first time you visit this website. It is advantageous to go to a participating provider. Employees are able to go online to print a temporary medical insurance card to be used until they receive their card which is issued by SISC. Please refer to the Anthem/Blue Cross website for further details.
Pharmacy Benefit Provider: Navitus Pharmacy Services
Eligible employees receive prescription services with Navitus Pharmacy Services. For information specific to your plan, prescription benefits, or to find a participating pharmacy in your local area visit the website or call Navitus Customer Service at 1-866-333-2757.
Dental Provider: Delta Dental
Lindsay Unified offers Delta Dental coverage to eligible employees and their eligible dependents. Annual maximum benefits renew every January. It is advantageous to go to a participating provider. Delta Dental has a website where an enrollee may check benefits and eligibility, print a customized ID card, or find a nearby dentist or check to see if their dentist is a Delta dentist. Please refer to the Delta Dental website for further details. To contact Customer Service for claim and benefit inquiries, you may call toll free at 1-866-499-3001 (Monday through Friday from 5:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. PST).
Vision Provider: VSP
Lindsay Unified offers VSP vision coverage to eligible employees and their eligible dependents. For customer service or to find a VSP network doctor please refer to the VSP Vision Plan website or call toll free at 1-800-877-7195.
Employee Assistance Program (EAP): Kaweah Delta Employee Assistance Program
All Lindsay Unified employees (and their family members including spouses, birth, adopted and step-children through age 19, or age 24 if qualified as a dependent), regardless of working part-time or full-time, are eligible for this free, confidential, professional service which is available for those times when your personal problems seem to be taking control of your life and job performance. EAP provides problem evaluation, referral, and short-term intervention services for help in dealing with personal issues. To request an appointment, call 1-800-784-CALL or 559-624-6027.