Basic Life Insurance

The District provides eligible employees with term life insurance through Cigna at no cost to the employee. The District also offers eligible employees supplemental life insurance for employee purchase. If the eligible employee has a spouse and/or dependent children, the District provides term life insurance for the spouse and child(ren) at no cost to the employee. Refer to the contents below for more information.

  1. Basic Life Benefit Amount
  2. Benefit plan documents
  3. Who is eligible for benefits?
  4. When do benefits begin?
  5. Contact Information

Basic Life Benefit Amount

  • Employee - up to $50,000
  • Spouse - up to $5,000
  • Child(ren) - up to $3,000

Benefit plan documents

Who is eligible for benefits?

Administrative & Certified Employees

Administrative and certified employees who work 0.5 FTE or greater are eligible for Basic Life Insurance.

Classified Employees

Regular, classified employees - as outlined in the Classified Employee Handbook, 2.3.2 Status Classifications - who work 20+ hours per week and who were hired prior to February 1st of the current school year (the February 1st rule only applies to positions working less than 12-months per year) are eligible for Basic Life Insurance.

Dependents

Spouse
  • Your Spouse is eligible to be insured on the date you are eligible or the date he or she becomes your Spouse, if later.
  • For eligibility purposes, your Spouse must be a lawful Spouse and not legally separated from, divorced from, or widowed by you.
Dependent Child
  • Your Dependent Child is eligible to be insured on the date you are eligible or the date the child becomes a Dependent Child, if later.
  • In no event will a Dependent Child be eligible to be insured more than once under the Policy.

If an employee has eligible dependents on the plan, dependent validation documentation must be provided to Human Resources (HR). Please submit the Healthcare Dependent Validation Form or acceptable supporting document(s) as found on page two (2) of the Healthcare Dependent Validation Form to HR by the following business day following plan enrollment.

If an employee does not have the acceptable supporting documents (as found on page two (2) of the Healthcare Dependent Validation Form) to submit by the following business day, please submit the Healthcare Dependent Validation Form to HR for each eligible dependent being enrolled. Employees will then have 30 days to provide the acceptable supporting document(s).

Employees may submit the forms to HR via one of the following methods:

  1. By scanning and uploading to InfinityHR during enrollment.
  2. By faxing to HR via our confidential fax number, (208) 854-4010.
  3. By scanning and emailing to [email protected].

When do benefits begin?

Eligible employees and their eligible dependents are automatically enrolled in the Basic Life Insurance, which begins the first of the month following 30-days of employment.

Spouse

  • Your Spouse is eligible to be insured on the date you are eligible or the date he or she becomes your Spouse, if later.

Dependent Child

  • Your Dependent Child is eligible to be insured on the date you are eligible or the date the child becomes a Dependent Child, if later.

Contact Information