Resources

Medical

Blue Cross

800-274-7767
M-F 8am-6pm CST
www.bluecrossca.com
Help finding preferred providers
Required pre-authorization for hospital admissions

Kaiser Permanente

800-464-4000
www.kaiserpermanente.org
HMO California

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

You and your eligible dependents
Referrals for help with personal problems

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Treatment

You and your eligible dependents
Mental health care and substance abuse rehabilitation

Dental

You and your eligible dependents
Choice of plans:

  • Cigna PPO
  • Cigna DHMO

Vision

You and your eligible dependents—if this benefit has been negotiated for you*
Exams, lenses, and frames at specified intervals

Weekly Disability

You—if this benefit has been negotiated for you*
Depending on the Collective Bargaining Agreement, either $85 per week or 35 percent of your basic weekly salary for up to 26 weeks per period of disability.

Employee Life Insurance

You—if this benefit has been negotiated for you*
Pays the amount negotiated for you to your beneficiary in the event of your death. Also, has an accelerated payment feature for terminal illness.

Dependent Life Insurance

Your eligible dependents—if this benefit has been negotiated as part of your benefits*
Pays $1,000 to you in the event your spouse or dependent child dies (or $100, if the child is less than 6 months old).

Employee Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance

You—if life insurance benefits have been negotiated for you*
Pays a benefit to your beneficiary in the event of your death from an accident
Pays a benefit to you if you lose the use of a body part (foot, hand, eye) in an accident

*If you are a non-bargaining unit employee, the benefits negotiated for the bargaining unit employees of your employer are also available to you.