SEBB's October Intercom newsletter now available

Tue, 10/06/2020

The October 2020 edition of the School Employees Benefits Board (SEBB) Program newsletter, Intercom, was mailed or emailed to school employees on October 6.
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Since the newsletter was printed, there have been updates.

In this issue

Another year, same great SEBB benefits

This issue includes information you need for annual open enrollment.

Important dates

Open enrollment begins October 26 and ends November 23. See other dates you don’t want to miss.

2021 SEBB Program changes

Changes to hearing and vision benefits, a virtual diabetes program, and which plans are available to you.

Who to contact for help

If you have questions, here’s a guide to how to get answers.

Recent changes in SEBB Program rules

Read the updates in rules about special open enrollment, FMLA leave, optional benefits, and correcting errors.

Changes you can make during open enrollment

Are you considering changes to your SEBB account? This list covers what you can change, including adding dependents and changing plans.

2021 monthly medical premiums

This chart covers the medical premiums for all SEBB Program plans.

Do you need to pay premium surcharges?

A reminder of the two premium surcharges, how to attest to them, and how to reattest or report a change.

How to tell your dental plans apart

Two of our dental plans are sometimes confused, but they are very different.

Virtual benefits fair helps you decide

We aren’t able to provide in-person benefits fairs this year, due to COVID-19, but the virtual benefits fair offers videos, webinars, plan comparisons, and other info to help you choose health plans. Plus, check out ALEX, our interactive benefits advisor.

School employees:

Protect yourself with supplemental LTD

Long-term disability (LTD) insurance is only available to school employees. The basic LTD benefit will likely not meet your needs if you become disabled. You have an opportunity to buy supplemental LTD — and you won’t have to provide proof of good health.

All about SEBB My Account

Here’s a refresher about how to use SEBB My Account to manage your benefits. (SEBB My Account is not available to SEBB Continuation Coverage subscribers)

Is Medical FSA or DCAP right for you?

Learn how the Medical Flexible Spending Account and Dependent Care Assistance Program work, including recent improvements.