Perris Elementary School District takes pride in providing a comprehensive employee benefits package including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance benifts.
Open Enrollment is held each Spring, with all benefit changes taking effect as of July 1st.
See 2022-2023 Open Enrollment Announcement for information on the most recent Open Enrollment.
Please see below for important information regarding open Enrollment and current Employee Benefits.
Benefit Plan Information
Effective July 1st MES will become EyeMed - Plan Summary
More information on available benefit plans can be found on BenefitBridge by clicking the "All Plans" link at the top of the page and selecting the appropriate employee classification.
PESD Contributes up to $10,001 annually (prorated for less than full time employees) towards the cost of an employee's benefit package (medical, dental and vision). If the cost of selected benefits exceeds the district contribution, employees will pay the difference in the form of a monthly payroll deduction. Contribution sheets listed below reflect the employee contribution amount after the district contribution.
Qualifying Life Events
Employees are required to notify Risk Management within 30 days of any qualifying life event. Qualifying events may include marriage or divorce, birth or adoption, death, non-voluntary loss of other coverage.
Annual Benefits Notification
Please review the important annual benefit notification below.
Mental Health Services
PESD staff who are enrolled in group medical plans have a number of resources available for mental health services. Please see below flyers for Anthem, Kaiser and Talkspace with information on services and how to access care.
Talkspace - Text, voice & video mental health - Available to both Anthem and Kaiser members enrolled in a PESD group medical plan.
For questions regarding employee
benefits, please contact
(951) 657-3118, ext 4032
Alternative Access to Care
If you have a minor health condition such as cold or flu symptoms, allergies or fever, you may now schedule an appointment with a medical provider over the phone (Kaiser), online (Anthem) or visit one of the Target Clinics (Kaiser). The alternative care providers can often make a diagnosis and prescribe medications as needed, without having to visit your primary care physician office. Find out more by exploring the information below:
Anthem Live Health Online - Anthem PPO members subject to the office visit co-pay. Non Anthem members may also use this service for a fee.
Kaiser Telephone Appointments - Service provided to Kaiser members for $0 co-pay.
Kaiser Nurse Advice Line - Available 24/7, speak to a registered nurse to help assess medical problems and provide advice over the phone, when medically appropriate.
Target Clinics - Kaiser members may visit Target clinics without an appointment to receive non-urgent services. Non Kaiser members may also access this service for a fee. Click here for a list of clinic locations. Click here for a list of covered services.
Please note that telephone/online/ clinic appointments are not appropriate for medical emergency situations. If you need emergency treatment, call 911 or go to the nearest emergency treatment facility.
Anthem - Know where to Go for Care Before You Need it - Knowing the difference between the ER and Urgent Care can save you time and money, while allowing you to get the care that you need. Know where to go when the unexpected happens!
Anthem Provider Finder - Instructions on searching for a participating Anthem Medical provider.
Benefit Bridge Mobile App - View benefits, dependents, plan information and make Open Enrollment changes in the palm of your hand!
Bridge Health- Planned surgery program for PPO members which allows access to top-rated hospitals, surgery centers and surgeons.
Complete Care - Medical Expense Reimbursement Program for employees & dependents who are covered on another group health plan.
Delta Dental - Where's My ID Card? - How to utilize Delta PPO services.
Delta Dental Cost Estimator - Information about Delta's online Cost Estimator tool.
Express Scripts Mobile App - Anthem members can manage their prescriptions from the palm of their hand.
Kaiser - Think Urgent Care - Guide to Urgent Care, what it is and when to use it. Includes a list of Kaiser Urgent Care locations.
Kaiser - Is it an Emergency? - Guide to help you determine what to do and where to go.