Retired Certificated Employees Health Benefit Information


Open Enrollment

Open Enrollment for Retired Certificated Employees is May 14 through May 29, 2020 effective July 1, 2020. Qualified employees will receive a notification letter via USPS.  

Dental and Vision changes will be in the fall of 2020 during Open Enrollment. Dental and vision changes are effective in January 2021.

AARP/United Health rates change will be in January of 2021.

Open Enrollment Process

During Retiree Open Enrollment you’ll are able to:

  • Enroll in a different medical plan
  • Add or remove dependents from your medical plan
  • Choose the OPT Out option
  • Update or change your life insurance beneficiary

Please note:

  • If you are adding a dependent, you will be required to provide proof of eligibility i.e., marriage/domestic partner certificate, birth certificate and social security number for all dependents being added.
  • If you have recently received your Medicare card, please provide a copy to SCUSD benefits department and enroll in a Medicare supplement plan. 

If you have any questions or would like further assistance, please feel free to contact the Benefits Department at (916) 643-9432 or via email at

Enrollment Forms

Enrollment Forms are now located under the Frequently Used Forms page

2020-21 Health Plan Rate Sheets 

Effective July 1, 2019 – June 30, 2020

2020-2021 SCTA Under 65 Rate Sheet

2020-2021 SCTA Over 65 Rate Sheet

2020-21 Health Plan Information

2020-2021 Under 65 Retiree Letter

2020-2021 Over 65 Retiree Letter

2020-2021 Health Net Seniority Plus Summary of Benefits

Under 65 Retiree HealthNet/Kaiser HMO Plan Comparison

Kaiser Medicare on the Go

Opt-Out Plan

Effective July 1, 2020, SCTA retirees may elect to participate in the Retiree Opt-Out option, which allows retirees to purchase other insurance coverage of their choice. Examples of other insurance coverage include dental, vision, life, long-term disability, long-term care, cancer insurances and Medicare insurance costs per retiree’s choice. In addition, the Opt-Out option will allow medical health reimbursement. A retiree utilizing the Opt-Out option must show proof of other health insurance coverage in order to receive an Opt-Out Reimbursement.

Have a question regarding reimbursements? Contact Basic Pacific at (916) 303-7083 or at 

2020-20201 OPT Out Bulletin