Beginning January 1, 2020, all Washington State K-12 school employees will begin receiving health insurance and benefits through the statewide School Employees Benefits Board (SEBB) Program. Current insurance plans offered through Highline will end 12/31/19. Here are some basic facts about SEBB eligibility:
Who is eligible? Employees working at least 630 hours per school year.
When will my eligibility and coverage begin? Open Enrollment will be October 1 through November 15, 2019. All employees will need to elect benefits or waive medical coverage through SEBB during this time. Coverage will begin January 1, 2020.
Can I cover my family? Yes, you can get medical, dental and vision coverage for:
- Your legal spouse or state-registered domestic partners.
- Your children up to age 26, or children of any age with a disability who meet specified eligibility criteria.
- Your extended dependents (children up to age 26 in your legal custody or guardianship).
Where can I found out more? Get more information at www.hca.wa.gov/sebb. Human Resources will be sending out further information on the plans available, coverage, and costs as it becomes available.