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Licensed Employees Agreement

Staff Handbook

Insurance Benefits

Medical, dental and vision insurance is offered to licensed employees working at least .50 FTE.
 

Insurance Cap

Full time - The amount the district will pay toward insurance premiums (insurance cap) is $1,420.00 per month for 1.0 FTE licensed employees for the 2020-2021 plan year.  The Forest Grove Education Association (FGEA) will continue to pay up to $95.00 per month for 1.0 FTE licensed employees.  The total of the insurance cap and FGEA contribution is $1,515.00 per month for the 2020-2021 plan year.
   
Part time - The insurance cap and FGEA contributions listed above will be pro-rated for licensed employees employed between .50 FTE and full time. 
 

Opt Out Stipend

A licensed employee may opt out of medical insurance, if covered by another group medical plan, and receive an "opt out" stipend of $375.00 per month, or a prorated amount if working between .50 FTE and full time, if the following conditions are met:
      1. Employee opts out of medical insurance in MyOEBB 
      2. Employee declines dental and vision insurance in MyOEBB
      3. Employee completes an OPT OUT form and submits it to the payroll office by September 10, 2020

Insurance Rates & Plan Summaries

 
 

Optional Insurance

Optional insurance such as Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) insurance, Group Life insurance, Short Term Disability insurance and Long Term Care insurance are offered to all licensed employees.  The cost of any optional insurance is the responsibility of the employee.
 
For information regarding optional insurance plans, please visit OEBB's website
 
 

HRA Information

If you cannot find what you are looking for in the information below, please contact:
 
Mae Hawkins, UDrive Benefits Coordinator
Waldo Agencies
(208) 780-1154 direct
 
 

OEBB Open Enrollment

Open enrollment is NOT mandatory for the 2020-2021 plan year.  If you would like to make a change to your medical, dental or vision plans, you may do so between August 15, 2020 and September 10, 2020 by logging into MyOEBB.
 
Please note:  Kaiser medical plan 2 is now combined with an HRA so if you are currently enrolled in that plan, you will want to fill out the appropriate HRA paperwork to qualify for reimbursement from the Waldo Agency when you have met the deductible (see information above if you have questions about what an HRA is). 
 
 

Open Enrollment Assistance -- If you need more information about the open enrollment process, go to  www.OEBBinfo.com or call OEBB at 1-888-469-6322, Monday – Friday 7:00AM – 6:00PM.

Flexible Spending Accounts

You may enroll in Flexible Spending Accounts during open enrollment.  If you don't re-enroll during open enrollment, existing flexible spending accounts will end September 30th.  For additional information please visit Allegiance's website.
 
Flexible Spending Account Annual Maximums per plan year:
Medical $2,400
Dependent $5,000
 
403(b) Tax Sheltered Annunity (TSA)
 
403(b) Tax Sheltered Annunity (TSA) plans generally serve as a voluntary retirement savings designed to supplement retirement benefits available from State pension plans and Social Security. Go to the Carruth Compliance Consulting website for more information.
 
How do I set up a 403(b) account?
Review the approved vendor list and contact a financial planner or the vendor directly to set up a 403(b) Tax Sheltered Annuity (TSA), or 403(b) Roth Account. Once the account is active, submit a Salary Reduction Agreement to the payroll office to begin monthly contributions from your paycheck.
 
How can I make a change to an exitsing 403(b) contribution amount?
If you would like to make a change to an existing deduction, please complete a Salary Reduction Agreement and forward it to the payroll office.