TRS- ActiveCare
TRS

NISD will move from a self-funded healthcare plan to TRS ActiveCare beginning September 1, 2021. The change is part of an effort to reduce the district’s budget by $17.5 million while also providing employees additional insurance options, many of which currently offer lower premiums and plan deductibles.

Coverage and Benefits

Medical Plans & Benefits

The 2020-2021 information listed below is for reference only. TRS will provide updated information for the 2021-2022 school year in the near future.
Summary of Benefits and Coverage (SBC)

Benefits Booklets

ActiveCare PPO Plan Rates

The 2020-2021 rates listed below are for reference only, and do not include the district's contribution. Rates for the 2021-2022 school year will be posted in July when they are set by TRS.

TRS-ActiveCare Primary  21-22
Employee Only $386
Employee & Spouse $1,089
Employee & Child(ren) $695
Employee & Family $1,301
   
TRS-ActiveCare HD  
Employee Only $397
Employee & Spouse $1,120
Employee & Child(ren) $715
Employee & Family $1,338
   
TRS-ActiveCare Primary+  
Employee Only $514
Employee & Spouse $1,264
Employee & Child(ren) $834
Employee & Family $1,588
   
TRS-ActiveCare 2  
Employee Only $937
Employee & Spouse $2,222
Employee & Child(ren) $1,393
Employee & Family $2,697

HMO Plan Rates

If you live or work in certain counties, you may enroll in an HMO.These are new HMO . While TRS does not set HMO rates and benefits, the TRS board must approve or reject their proposals each year.

The 2020-2021 rates listed below are for reference only, and do not include the district's contribution. Rates for the 2021-2022 school year will be posted in July when they are approved.

Central and North Texas Scott and White HMO Rates

 Employee Only  $551.10
 Employee & Spouse  $1,382.06
 Employee & Child(ren)  $883.50
 Employee and Family  $1,478.56
   

Prescription Drugs

All TRS-ActiveCare plans include prescription drug benefits administered by CVS Caremark. TRS-ActiveCare and CVS Caremark work together to provide you with convenient and flexible options for prescription drugs you and your family may need.

We're here to guide you through your prescription drug benefits and help you understand your plan so you can save time and money.

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Doctors and Hospitals

Primary Care Provider

TRS-ActiveCare Primary and TRS-ActiveCare Primary+ plans require a Primary Care Provider (PCP). A PCP is also required if you need a referral to a specialist. This helps your PCP keep track of your treatment plans and make sure they’re easy to manage.

TRS-ActiveCare HD and ActiveCare 2 do not require a PCP or referrals.

Find a Provider

  • Participants enrolled in TRS-ActiveCare Primary or TRS-ActiveCare Primary+ plans can follow these steps to select or change their PCP:
  • Select the plan you enrolled in below to go to the Provider Finder directory.
  • Browse by Category and select Medical Care from the drop-down menu.
  • Next, select Primary Care.
  • Choose Family Practice, General Medicine, Internal Medicine, Obstetrics & Gynecology or Pediatrics to narrow your search.
  • Pick a PCP from the providers listed and click on View Profile.
  • Locate the 10-digit provider ID number at the very top of the page under Provider Highlights. You will need this number.
  • Contact a Personal Health Guide at 1-866-355-5999 to change your PCP.

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Support and Resources

Questions?

The NISD Benefits and Risk Management Department is compiling a list of frequently asked questions to assist with the transition process to TRS-ActiveCare.

Please submit your questions using this form.

Contact Your NISD Benefits Department

Kitty Poehler
Executive Director of Benefits and Risk Management
817.215.0071
817.698.2297 (fax)
kpoehler@nisdtx.org
 
Karla Von Diezelski
Benefits Specialist
817.215.0096
817.698.6687 (fax)
karla.vondiezelski@nisdtx.org

Tracy Schutz
Risk Management Specialist
817.215.0043
817.698.6687
tschutz@nisdtx.org

Sylvia Urias
Administrative Asisstant
817.215.0037
surias@nisdtx.org

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