Employee Health Plan
TRS-ActiveCare Plan Information
TRS-ActiveCare offers multiple plan options for employees. Please see the following documents for complete plan details.
2020-2021 Information (Effective beginning September 1, 2020)
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas Customer Service
CareMark (prescription coverage for TRS ActiveCare)
Each year there is an annual open enrollment that provides an opportunity for employees to change plans, add/remove dependents, etc. Unless you have a qualifying event, there is no provision for making changes during the year.
Electronic Enrollment Information
SAISD partners with First Financial Group of America for the enrollment into TRS-ActiveCare. Enrollment is conducted electronically. You will have the convenience of enrolling from your school computer or your personal home computer.
Login to the FFenroll websiteto enroll online.
ALEX is an online tool you can use to learn more about TRS-ActiveCare plan options available to you and decide which works best for you and your family. ALEX collects some simple information and walks you through benefits, features and costs – without all the insurance jargon.
- Help you understand and compare plan options
- Explain health benefits terms
- Show you how different plan features work – deductibles, coinsurance, out-of-pocket maximums
- Walk you through estimating tax savings with a health savings account (if you are considering the ActiveCare 1-HD plan)
When you are done, ALEX will summarize his recommendations on your own personal benefits web page.
For more information about ALEX, download this flyer.
To use the tool, visit www.myalex.com/trsactivecare.
Mobile Apps and Tools
iTriage® helps you make sense of your health care options. Check a symptom, look up conditions and procedures, find the right doctor or facility, look up ER wait times, and much more. The app is free on Google Play or the App Store; you can also visit https://www.itriagehealth.com.
The Caremark app gives you real-time, secure access to your prescriptions and pharmacy information. Look up pharmacies near you. Order prescriptions using the mail service, then check on the status of your order. Check your prescription history. You can use the app on your iPhone® or Android phone. Visit www.cvscaremark.com. On the home page, look for the More Mobile Choices link to "get your App now."
*Standard text messaging rates may apply.
Requirements of the Affordable Care Act
As of January 1,2014, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) requires you to have health insurance for yourself and your dependents. If you do not have health insurance and you are not exempt from having insurance, you may be subject to a penalty. Enrollment in TRS ActiveCare satisfies the requirement to have health insurance. As an alternative to TRS ActiveCare, you may enroll in another health insurance program or you may enroll through the Health Insurance Marketplace. Click the link below for more information.
HIPAA Privacy Rule Notice
San Angelo Independent School District is committed to protecting the privacy and security of all private health information created or received in relation to our employees and their families under our group health plans. This Notice covers the privacy practices of the following group health plans sponsored by San Angelo Independent School District:
- Group Health Plan
- Health Care Reimbursement Plan
This Notice of Privacy Practices describes how protected health information may be used or disclosed by our group health plans to carry out payment, health care operations, and for other purposes that are permitted or required by law. This Notice also sets out our legal obligations concerning your protected health information, and describes your rights to access and control your protected health information.