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Benefits
Laura
Emslie
Director of Human Resources
Phone: (520) 545-2136
Fax: (520) 545-2128
2238 East Ginter Road, Tucson, AZ, 85706

APRIL 27, 2017 / MODIFIED NOV 21, 2018 12:18 PM

Welcome to the Sunnyside Human Resources Benefits Department!

The Sunnyside Benefits Department is constantly looking for more ways to better serve our Sunnyside Unified School District employees, prospective employees and community.  Please review the information contained on this site and do not hesitate to contact us with any questions or suggestions on how to make this website work better for you.

Snapshot Information -

  • Upon hire, employees are eligible for insurance on the first of the month following 30 days after their initial hire date.
  • Our plan year runs from September 1st through August 31st.
  • Open Enrollment occurs in May and notification will be made through different communication outlets during April and May.

Employee Open Enrollment May 1st through May 31st!
Don't forget to enroll or make benefit changes. See "How to Enroll" for more Info.


Documentation


Benefits changes

The Benefits Office is here for you when life changes. If you have any questions or concerns about using the attached forms and information, feel free to contact us at HR-Benefits@susd12.org or by calling extensions 2136 or 2067.

Need help deciding what medical plan to choose? Click here to access a benefits calculator guide


FMLA - Family Medical Leave Act

The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) entitles eligible employees of covered employers to take unpaid, job-protected leave for specified family and medical reasons. This fact sheet provides general information about which employers are covered by the FMLA, when employees are eligible and entitled to take FMLA leave, and what rules apply when employees take FMLA leave.

Forms

General Information


Mutual of Omaha Life Insurance

The following forms are for employees who are no longer eligible for life insurance due to separation from the district, on a Board Approved Leave of Absence or have experienced a Qualifying Event that eliminates life insurance coverage(s). 


Qualifying Events

The Qualifying Events Matrix explains some of the events that would qualify you to make changes to your insurance benefits at times other than the open enrollment period. If you experience any of these events and would like to make changes, please complete the Qualified Life Event Request (link below) and submit it to the Benefits Office for consideration via email to HR-Benefits@susd12.org. The subject line should include “Qualifying Event”.

Qualifying Event Matrix

Download as PDF

Form


Retirement

When you are ready to retire, please contact the HR Department at ext. 2003 for the necessary paperwork to get your started on your next adventure in life! HR will notify the Benefits office, who will send you information in the mail about continuing your coverages.


Risk Management

If you are injured on the job, regardless of whether you will need time off as a result of your injury or not, please contact Ken Kmak at extension 2043, or email kennethk@susd12.org.


How to enroll

Log on to https://visions.susd12.org/ess to enroll

iVisions Benefits Enrollment

Download Enrollment "How-to"

iVisions Web Portal

Download Web Portal "How-to"


Benefits Deductions

Beginning August 17, 2018 your insurance premiums will be deducted from your paycheck. This will affect ALL employees who elected benefits. Payroll deductions will include medical, dental, vision and all voluntary life insurances you may have elected.

Coverage for all benefits will begin September 1.

Please review your direct deposit paystub in detail to ensure that the appropriate deductions are coming out of your paycheck. The insurance confirmation statement produced during open enrollment will display your insurance elections and bi-weekly deduction amounts.

To view your paystub, log on to the iVisions web portal at visions.susd12.org.

When can you change benefits?

  1. During Open Enrollment
  2. Qualifying Life Event (such as marriage, birth of a child, divorce, etc.)

If you have any questions regarding your elections please contact the Benefits Office at 520-545-2136.


2018/2019 Information:

UMR
Sunnyside’s Medical provider effective September 1, 2017. 1-800-826-9781.
The Sunnyside group number is 76412920
UMR Plan Document
PPO 500 Summary
PPO 1500 Summary
HDHP Summary
Magellan RX
Sunnyside’s Pharmacy Benefit Manager effective September 1, 2017.
1-800-424-0472
TDA Dental
Sunnyside’s Prepaid Dental provider effective September 1, 2014.
602-266-1995 or 888-422-1995 Toll Free
Email: customerservice@TDAdental.com
MetLife PPO Dental
Sunnyside’s Dental PPO provider effective September 1, 2016.
1-800-942-0854
EyeMed
Sunnyside’s Vision provider effective September 1, 2014.
1-888-439-3633
Mutual of Omaha
Sunnyside’s Basic and Supplemental Life insurance provider effective September 1, 2017.
1-800-775-8805
Deer Oaks Employee Assistance Program
Sunnyside offers an EAP program to all benefit eligible employees - please take advantage of this great benefit!
1-888-993-7650
Colonial
Sunnyside’s Voluntary insurance provider.
1-602-284-2554
Liberty Mutual Insurance
Sunnyside’s Insurance Provider.
520.745.1661 ext 57970
Horace Mann
Sunnyside’s Insurance Provider.
(520)795-6367
Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS)
Sunnyside is a participant in the ASRS - providing our employees with retirement and Long Term Disability contributions.
520-239-3100
PayFlex COBRA Administrator
All COBRA participants work with PayFlex COBRA Administration.
1-800-284-4885
Flexible Benefit Administrators FSA
Sunnyside’s FSA and DSA provider effective September 1, 2015
1-800-437-3539
HSA Bank
Sunnyside’s HSA provider effective September 1, 2015
1-800-357-6246
CBIZ Claims Advocate
Sunnyside’s Claims Advocate for Medical, Dental and Vision
1-520-321-7503
LegalShield
LegalShield gives you the ability to talk to an attorney on any matter without worrying about the high hourly costs. From real estate to divorce advice, identity theft and beyond, we have your rights covered. They also offer Identity Theft monitoring. PLEASE NOTE: This is a month to month paid service; you may opt out any time after the first month. See a service plan contract for complete terms, coverage, amounts, conditions and exclusions.
Independent Associate Cassie Prinke: 602-999-9643

Historical Information:

Type Year Vendor
Medical 2013 – 2017 Blue Cross Blue Shield
Dental PPO 2013 – 2016 Delta Dental
Dental HMO 2013 – 2014 Assurant Dental

2017-2018