Welcome to the Office of Benefits. It is our goal to provide employees with comprehensive benefits service with integrity, responsiveness, and sensitivity. We are fortunate to be able to offer an excellent suite of benefits to our employees, including medical benefits, life insurance, and flexible spending accounts (FSAs). We’re here to answer your questions, from how to get started to when to make changes and who to contact along the way.
Coronavirus Information Hub. For the latest information, and valuable resources to help you and your family stay safe and healthy
Looking for Emotional Support? Independence Blue Cross is now offering Tele-Behavioral Health and other On-Line resources. If you are enrolled in a School District of Philadelphia’s medical plan, you now have access to these services. Click here for more information about COVID-19 and Independence Blue Cross.
For all the latest Independence Blue Cross news, visit IBX directly.
Tele-Medicine, MD Live, is available to all employees enrolled in a School District of Philadelphia medical plan. Consult a doctor from the comfort of your home with MD Live. Click here for more information on getting started.
Open Enrollment started May 1. This is your chance to change your health and Wage Continuation elections. Check your District email for more information.
If your children need health insurance, either because they never had it or because your benefits have changed during the COVID crisis, our partners at PCCY can help you apply. Visit PCCY for more information.
Important Flexible Spending Account Update:
Due to COVID-19, employees can change their Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account elections for 2020. Employees can also change parking and transit elections during the year. More infomation is available here.
Form 1095 is now available online!
Form 1095 contains information about you and your dependents* eligibility for School District sponsored healthcare coverage. The Form 1095 does not need to be filed with your tax return; please keep for your records.
COBRA members and Retirees enrolled in School District medical coverage can also access their Form 1095 online.
*Employees represented by District 1201/32BJ will receive a second form from their national union that indicates coverage for any dependents.
For residents of NJ who have adult children covered on their health plan, please provide your child with a copy of the Form 1095 if they file their own NJ state tax return.
Please follow the below instructions to access your Form 1095 online.
Click the “Register as a new user” link underneath the log in button,
Fill out the required information on the “Create A New Account” page,
Click “Create A New Account”
You will receive a confirmation email to activate your user account.
You must submit your registration and wait for the confirmation. Both steps need to be completed within 24 hours and from the same computer.
Once you have created and confirmed a user account you will be given the option to receive this form via electronic delivery. If you choose to receive this form online, you will not receive a copy mailed to your home.
All employees who have enrolled in Wage Continuation coverage should check their Wage Continuation information through the Payroll Application system. Ten month based employees do not have Wage Continuation payroll deductions in July and August. Ten month based employees will see the first deduction on the September 6 pay.
How do I check my leave balance?
You can view your leave balance through the Employee Payroll Information application or by checking your paycheck. Your School District of Philadelphia email name and password are used for access. If you do not know the name and password, call the Technology Help Desk at (215) 400-5555 for assistance. Please note that the balances shown are all subject to a post separation audit. Your paycheck references this.
From the School District of Philadelphia main website (http://www.philasd.org) go to the Employee Portal. In the Employee section, enter your email name and password. Your email user name should exclude the “@philasd.org” designation.
Launch the “Payroll Information” application. Enter the last four digits of your social security number when prompted. You can then select Leave Balances tab.
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