Frequently Asked Questions
What is considered full-time and part-time?
Full-Time = 30+ hours per week
Part-Time = 17 1/2 to 30 hours per week
Can my son/daughter continue on my medical/dental insurance?
The definition of dependent for Dependent Group Medical Coverage is: Your unmarried children (including adopted, step, or other children) who derive at least 50% of their support and maintenance from you and are legally declared as dependents on your Federal Income Tax Return, provided any such child is:
- Less than 20 years of age or less than 25 years of age and enrolled full-time as a student.
- 25 or older and incapable of earning a living due to mental and/or physical handicap.
When can I enroll or make changes in my insurance coverage?
Open Enrollment occurs in November and the changes become effective January 1st the following year. Changes can also be made with a qualifying event.
If my insurance deductions are only $1.00 per year, when will it be taken out of my check?
All dollar deductions are taken out in April of each year (usually the second pay) and it will remain on your check stub until the beginning of the next year (It will move from the "current" column to the "year to date" column).
Can I contribute additional amounts to my retirement account (Public Employees Retirement Fund - PERF or Teachers Retirement Fund - TRF)?
Yes, you may contribute up to 10% of your gross pay in addition to the amount the school corporation pays. There are some restrictions on who can contribute. Contact Connie Reynolds at 747-5236 with questions or to request a form.
All other questions can be directed to the Employee Benefits Manager, Kerry McLaren, firstname.lastname@example.org, 765-281-3770.