**Attention SVFT Members**
Salinas Union High School District certificated employees (teachers, counselors, psychologists, SLP) are changing health care providers effective October 1, 2017. The health care provider will be changed from the Monterey Bay Public Employees Trust (MBPET) to the Municipalities, Colleges, Schools Insurance Group (MCSIG). Questions concerning MCSIG Plan Offerings can be answered at 831-755-8055.
Members of SVFT receive healthcare benefits through the Monterey Bay Public Employee’s Trust.
MBET’s website can be found at www.mbpet.net. Helpful resources at the MBPET website include:
- Schedules of Benefits & hospital coverage
- Contact Information for various parts of our healthcare coverage
- Information for retirees
On 8/26/2014 Board Approved 1 % ($11.16) increase to H&W cap, retro active to July 1, 2013. New rates are effective October 1,2014; deductions begin with the September 30,2014 paycheck.
Here’s the updated schedule of payroll deductions:
Also available in PDF (518 KB)
Our healthcare benefits are purchased through MBPET, but they are administered through Pacific Health Alliance (PHA). There are three benefit plan options available to SVFT members:
Managed Care Plan
Medical Choice Plan
MBPET is a “jointly managed trust,” which is described as:
(from http://archive.cta.org/MemberBenefits/Jointly.htm; see also www.cvtrust.org/Downloads/CVTJointlyManagedTrustBroch.pdf.)
William E. Casper is the Trust Executive Director, and can be contacted at (831) 757 2385 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
SVFT, MBPET, SUHSD and PHA staff are available to answer your questions about your healthcare coverage:
- Katie Basler (email@example.com)
- Kyle Samuels (firstname.lastname@example.org)
SUHSD Benefits Questions:
- Tracy Yamamoto 796-7079
Pacific Health Alliance:
- 1350 Old Bayshore Hwy., Ste. 560
Burlingame, CA 94010
Phone: (800) 533-4742
Fax: (800) 801-1200
For pre-authorization, call PHA at (800) 801-1200.