Self-Insured Schools of California (SISC)

Member Resources

Health Plans

Kaiser Permanente

Kaiser Chiropractic and Acupuncture Care Benefit

Chiropractic and Acupuncture benefits are available through the Kaiser Traditional HMO and the Kaiser Deductible HMO plans.

Autism Services Amendment Added to Your Group Agreement

In October 2011, Governor Jerry Brown signed into law Senate Bill 946, which requires California health plans to cover “behavioral health treatment” for autism or pervasive developmental disorders when medically necessary.  In response, Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc .has added  Senate Bill 946 amendments to their group health plans, effective July 1, 2012 and August 1, 2012, respectively.

Kaiser Senate Bill 946 Amendment 2012

Blue Shield

Blue Shield of California: 2-Tier Anchor Bronze Plan

Other Blue Shield Resources

Self-Insured Schools of California (SISC) Programs

Qualifying Events or Status Changes Outside of Open Enrollment (mid-year qualifying event)

When a qualifying event or status change occurs outside of open enrollment, members may make a request for change within 31 days of the qualifying event. If the paperwork is submitted outside of the 31-day window, then the changes will be effective at the next open enrollment. The effective date will be determined by the qualifying event date, so as to allow for no break in service. The following paperwork is required: 

Application for Waiver of District Medical Benefits

UPM - Full-Time

UPM - Temporary Credit

UPM - Temporary Non-Credit


Delta Dental

Schedule of Benefits

Evidence of Coverage

Dental Benefit for Part-Time Faculty

Unit members who qualify for health care coverage in 4.2 of the UPM contract shall qualify for a reimbursement of up to $600 per fiscal year for a single subscriber, or $1,200 per fiscal year for a subscriber plus one, based on submission to the District of an itemized invoice from a dentist outlining the services provided and the Dental Reimbursement Claim Form, submitted within 30 calendar days of the end of the fiscal year.

Vision Service Provider

Employee Assistance Program through Anthem Blue Cross

Domestic Partners

The Hartford

Business Travel and Accident Policy

Basic Life and AD&D Insurance Program

Long Term Disability Plan

Long-Term Disability (STD) Claims FAQ

Plan Documents

Short Term Disability

Short-Term Disability (STD) Claims FAQ

Plan Documents

Voluntary Life

Plan Document

Voluntary AD&D

Plan Document

Additional Services

TDS - Flexible Spending Accounts and Voluntary Benefits

Our Plan Administrator, Tax Deferred Solutions (TDS), provides an Employee Support Center during open enrollment. Call 1-800-863-9019 and speak with a Benefits Counselor. They will answer your questions, review your options and enroll you right over the phone.

Available benefits

Flexible Spending Account (FSA) with debit card
Short-Term Disability
Long-Term Disability
Term Life Insurance
Group Cancer Insurance
Group Critical Illness
Group Accident Insurance
Universal Life

Pet Insurance

We are pleased to announce Pet Insurance from Nationwide. With Nationwide, you are free to use any licensed Veterinarian, even specialists and emergency providers.  Once you enroll, Nationwide will bill you directly on a monthly basis. There is no payroll deduction option. You may enroll at anytime during the year. 

Plan Highlights:

Preferred pricing for employees with multiple pet discounts available
Annual maximum benefit $7,500; a bucket of money to use for treatments/services (no complicated benefit schedule)
Simple 90% reimbursement of invoice (vet bill); $250 annual deductible
No age limitations; rates will not increase with age
Simple pricing; rates are based two factors only - state and species
No waiting period for Hereditary coverage
Reference the "What's Not Covered" document below

Plus these additional benefits:

Advertising and reward expenses
Emergency boarding
Loss due to theft
Mortality benefit

Easy enrollment

There are three simple ways for employees to sign up for their new pet insurance voluntary benefit:

Go directly to http://www.petinsurance.com/marin
Visit PetsNationwide.com and enter your company name
Call 877-738-7874 and mention that you are an employee of Marin Community College District to receive preferred pricing.

Additional Information

Pet Insurance Brochure
Pet Insurance Flyer
Cat Insurance California Rates
Dog Insurance California Rates
Questions and Answers
Dog Park Safety Tips
My Pet Protection: Additional Benefits Coverage
What's Not Covered
Quick Reference

Retirement Plans

403(b) Retirement Plan

As an employee of Marin Community College District, we are pleased to inform you that you are eligible to participate in our 403(b) retirement plan. Our 403(b) plan allows you to contribute pre-tax dollars into an investment provider of your choice. Participation in the plan not only helps you prepare for a more financially secure future, it provides significant tax advantages today.

To learn more, order the booklet A Guide to Your California Retirement Benefits, available at no charge from our plan administrator, Tax Deferred Solutions (TDS), California’s largest independent provider of 403(b) and 457(b) plan administration services. In addition, you may also request a FREE estimate of your projected retirement benefits. Visit Tax Deferred Solutions (TDS) website to request your FREE information.

For additional information about 403(b) vendors and the products they offer, please visit 403bCompare website.

403(b) Plan Setup or Plan Change Instructions - including a link to the Salary Redirection Agreement form.

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Healthcare Reform Information

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