Sonoma County Office of Education

SCOE Employee Center

Open Enrollment

Open enrollment packets for medical health benefits are organized by bargaining unit and can be accessed below. Each packet contains a cover letter with instructions, descriptions of the Blue Shield and Kaiser Permanente plan options, rates, enrollment forms, and required notices. Please download the packet for your bargaining unit.

To continue your current coverage
If you don’t want to make any changes to your coverage, you do not need to submit any paperwork. No action is required!

To change your coverage
To change medical plans or plan providers, complete the Blue Shield or Kaiser Permanente enrollment form included in your packet, then submit it to the Human Resources department. All completed forms must be received in Human Resources by August 31, 2016 at 4:30pm.

Important note regarding Blue Shield enrollment
If you are enrolling in a Blue Shield plan, you must submit your enrollment form by August 26 in order to obtain your Blue Shield ID card by October 1, the start of the new plan year.

To get your questions answered
Plan representatives for Blue Shield and Kaiser Permanente will be available at the Back-to-School event on August 15. The Back-to-School event will be held at SCOE. Arrive by 8:00am to take advantage of the opportunity to connect with medical plan representatives. This is the only time that the plan representatives are scheduled to speak with employees this year.

Having trouble accessing your packet?
If you are unable to download your packet, copies are available for pickup in the Human Resources office.

Summary of benefits and coverage
All issuers of health insurance are required to provide consumers with clear, consistent, and comparable information about their health plan benefits and coverage via a Summary of Benefits and Coverage. These documents are provided below for the plans that SCOE offers its employees.

Blue Shield
Summary of Benefits | Plan B | 100%
Summary of Benefits | Plan E | 90%
Summary of Benefits | Plan G | 80%

Kaiser Permanente
Summary of Benefits | Kaiser High | Package 1 | ASCOE
Summary of Benefits | Kaiser High | Package 1
Summary of Benefits | Kaiser High | Package 2
Summary of Benefits | Kaiser Mid Deductible | ASCOE
Summary of Benefits | Kaiser Mid Deductible
Summary of Benefits | Kaiser HDHP with HSA