2016-17 KUSD Benefit Information

Open enrollment is a designated annual period in which eligible employees and retirees can add/cancel/change their benefit options with Kenosha Unified School District. This year’s Open Enrollment will be begin Monday, May 16, and close on Thursday, June 30.

Important Note:  No insurance changes will be processed after June 30, 2016, unless there is a qualifying event, such as:  loss/gain of coverage through your spouse; loss of eligibility of a covered dependent; death of your covered spouse or child; birth or adoption of a child; marriage, divorce or legal separation.

If you incur one of the qualifying events, you have (30) days to make changes to your current coverage.

Plan Highlights

  • Payroll deductions for the 2016-17 school year will begin on Sept. 14, 2016, and run for 20 pay periods.


  • KUSD has elected to retain WEA Trust as their medical provider
  • A new $750 Deductible base plan will be added and the $500 and $250 deductible options will remain as buy-up options effective July 1, 2016:

KUSD InHealth Clinic™

KUSD’s medical plans include access to a health care clinic that features the services of nurse practitioner for plan members (covered employees and family members) right here in Kenosha! Covered individuals can utilize this service without being subject to copays or deductibles.


  • KUSD has elected to retain Delta Dental as their dental provider with no change to benefits
  • Benefits Include: $2000 annual maximum, $0 deductible, orthodontic benefits

Voluntary Vision

  • KUSD has elected to retain NVA as their vision provider with no change to benefits
  • Benefits Include: $10 exam copay (1x/12m); $25 lens copay (1x/12m - lenses or contacts with a $130 allowance); $130 allowance for frames (1x/24m)

Flexible Spending Account (FSA)

  • KUSD has elected to retain DBS as their FSA provider with no change to benefits
  • Available Elections:  Health Care FSA Max: $2,550 (with $500 rollover); Dependent Care Max:  $5,000
  • Reimbursements:  www.dbsbenefits.com or the new mobile app

Lifematters™ Employee Assistance Program “access hub”

The LifeMatters™ program provides 24/7 Live Access to Professional Counselors for traditional counseling, legal consultation, financial services and child & elder care resources

  • Go to www.mylifematters.com on your computer or mobile device > Password KUSD1
  • Select “Connect with Help” to access a counselor via email, video chat, live chat or face-to-face session
  • Schedule through the website or call 800-634-6433

Making Changes or New Enrollment?

Open Enrollment will begin May 16 and end on June 30. Links will become active on Monday, May 16.

General Document(s)
Form English
Health - Employee Premium Contributions PDF icon WEA Health Plan Options 050416.pdf
Dental - Enrollment/Change/Waiver Form PDF icon EnrollmentForm_DeltaDental.pdf
Vision - Enrollment/Change Form PDF icon EnrollmentForm_NVA.pdf
FSA - DBS Employee Guide PDF icon fsa-empolyee-guide.pdf
FSA - How You Can Benefit From A Flexible Spending Account PDF icon fsa-how-benefit.pdf
FSA - How to Submit Claims Online PDF icon fsa-online-claims.pdf
FSA - Plan Info & Enrollment Directions PDF icon fsa.pdf
FSA - Direct Deposit Form PDF icon fsa-deposit.pdf
Benefit Presentation - May 2016 PDF icon benefit-presentation.pdf