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Health Insurance

The NC State Health Plan is administered by Blue Cross Blue Shield of NC and offers three PPO plans to eligible employees:

  • Enhanced 80/20 PPO
  • Consumer-Directed Health Plan (CDHP) 85/15 PPO
  • Traditional 70/30 PPO

Eligible employees are permanent full-time employees working 30 or more hours per week; permanent part-time employees who are employed at least 50% or employees in a job-share position.

Your cost will depend on the particular plan and coverage you chose. Coverages include Employee Only, Employee + Child(ren), Employee + Spouse and Employee + Family. Eligibility does not guarantee employer contribution towards your premiums. Payroll deductions are available on a pre-tax basis. For rate information, please visit the NC State Health Plan at www.shpnc.org or call (888) 234-2416.

Eligible employees and dependents may enroll within 30 days of hire or qualifying life event. Open enrollment is available as determined by the NC State Health Plan.

Dental Insurance

We provide a dental plan that is administered by Sun Life Financial (formerly Assurant) and available to employees enrolled in the Teachers’ and State Employees’ Retirement System, permanent full-time employees working 30 or more hours per week and employees in a job-share position.

Your cost depends on the coverage you choose. Coverage options include employee only and employee family. Eligibility does not guarantee employer contribution towards premiums. Payroll deduction available on a pre-tax basis. For more information on cost, or to review a summary of the dental plan visit the website at www.sunlife.com/us or call 1-800-442-7742.

Eligible employees and dependents can enroll with 30 days of hire or qualifying life event. Annual enrollment is offered.

Vision Insurance

Vision Insurance is administered by Superior Vision Services and is available to employees enrolled in the Teachers’ and State Employees’ Retirement System, permanent full-time employees working 30 or more hours per week and employees in a job-share position.

Your cost depends on the coverage you chose. Coverage options include employee only, employee plus 1, employee family. Payroll deduction available on a pre-tax basis. For more information, visit Superior Vision’s website at www.superiorvision.com or call (800) 507-3800.

Eligible employees and dependents may enroll within 30 days of hire or qualifying life event. Annual enrollment is offered.

Life Insurance

Group Term Life Insurance is available on a voluntary, self-paid basis and available to permanent full-time employees working 30 or more hours per week and employees in a job-share position who have been employed for 90 days. For more information, visit www.coloniallife.com or call 1-800-325-4368

Liability Insurance

All public school employees in North Carolina receive professional liability protection. This policy is a state benefit and is not administered by Lenoir County Public Schools.

This policy is free, covers all employees (certified and non-certified) as well as volunteers acting under the direction of the educational institution, and no enrollment is required.

  • Applies to claims against an employee acting in the course or scope of his or her duties
  • Is “excess” to other insurance coverage and covers wrongful acts in performance of professional activities
  • Coverage is written with $1 million per insured per occurrence and $1 million aggregate per insured
  • Broad coverage exists, including but not limited to:
  • $10,000 limit for personal identity coverage
  • $10,000 limit for accidental death or dismemberment
  • Civil rights with no sub-limit
  • $2,500 per insured claim, $5,000 per aggregate per insured per policy for attorney’s fees, and $5,000,000 aggregate per policy period
  • Bail bond
  • Assault related property damage
  • $50,000 limit for criminal acts
  • Employment related issues, including protection of professional rights
  • $100,000 limit for volunteers, while acting at the direction of the educational institution

For more information, please visit: www.professionalliabilitync.com.

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