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Madison Metropolitan School District

Employee Handbook 2021-2022

Addendum A: SECTION 2 INSURANCE

2.1 Dental Insurance

Eligibility: Teachers who are employed half-time (.5) or more are eligible for dental insurance coverage.

Contribution: The District shall contribute:
For single coverage: 90% of the monthly premium cost and For family coverage: 90% of the monthly premium cost.

Resumption:

For employees on layoff:

  1. Employees recalled on or before August 10 shall not be required to re-enrollin the insurance plan.

  2. Employees recalled after August 10 shall have insurance coverage effective September 1 provided the employee completes the necessary online enrollment and confirms same with the Department of Human Resources by or before the last work day in August.

For employees who are given an increase in contract or hours which make them eligible for benefits:

  1. Employees who, on or before new teacher orientation day, or on or before the last work day in August, are provided an increase in hours or percentage of contract which makes them eligible for insurance coverage, shall have such coverage effective September 1 providing the employee completes the necessary online enrollment and confirms completion with the Department of Human Resources – Benefits Division within 30 days of their eligibility date.

  2. All other employees who receive an increase in hours or percentage of contract before the new teacher orientation day are expected to complete the online enrollment and confirm completion with the Department of Human Resources within 30 days of their eligibility date.

Employees returning from leave of absence:

  1. Employees who have continued their insurance while on leave of absence shall have resumption of the District’s contribution for coverage effective September 1.

  2. Employees who have not continued insurance while on leave shall have the opportunity to enroll in District insurance online within 30 days of their eligibility date, with coverage effective the 1st day of the month following returning to work provided the employee completes the necessary online enrollment and confirms completion with the Department of Human Resources – Benefits Division within 30 days of their eligibility date.