Welcome!

  • The Benefits Office understands the importance of balancing your professional and personal life. We administer benefit services for OUSD employees, retirees, and their eligible dependents. 


    Our benefit programs include:

    • Medical (Kaiser, Sutter Health Plus)
    • Delta Dental
    • VSP (Vision Service Plan)
    • Life Insurance
    • Long-Term Disability Insurance
    • Commuter and Health & Dependent Care Tax Free Spending Accounts
    • 403(b) and 457 Retirement Plans

    Working in partnership with the District's governing board, leadership, and employee bargaining units, OUSD's benefit programs are designed to offer a variety of choices that meet your individual needs as well as those of your family.

Office Hours & Location

  • 8:40 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    Monday - Friday
     
    510-879-0202 - PH
    510-879-0228 - FAX 
     
    1000 Broadway, Suite 295 
    Oakland CA 94607 

Upcoming Events

Announcements

  • Wednesday, May 1, 2019

    2019 Health & Wellness Fair

    Brought to you by the Health Benefits Governance Board and OUSD 

     

    LOCATION: La Escuelita Elementary School, 1050 2nd Ave., Oakland 94606

    NEW TIME: 1:30PM - 5:30PM

    Parking is limited. 2 Shuttles will be provided from Cole School and 1000 Broadway

     

    Click here for the flyer. Click here for the shuttle schedule.

     

    This Annual Health & Wellness Fair kicks off our 2019 Open Enrollment Period from May 1 – May 31. During this period, you have the opportunity to make changes to your health insurance including but not limited to re-enrolling in your FSA, signing up for the first time, adding/deleting plans and/or dependents, ask questions regarding benefit eligibility (subs, part-time & full-time employees), etc. Please note that supporting documentation is required (i.e. birth certificates, marriage license, Domestic Partner certificates, and social security numbers for example). Please contact a Benefits Team Member at 510-879-0202 for more information.

    COME OUT TO THE HEALTH & WELLNESS FAIR AND ENJOY...

    Raffle & Door prizes, Chair Massages, Reiki Therapy, Ride the Bike Blender and make smoothies, Free Healthy Snack, Health Educators, Gyms

    Connect with Unions & District Representatives

    Testing for Cholesterol, Blood Pressure and Glucose Screening

    Meet your Healthcare Providers and Re-enroll in your Flexible Spending Account

     

    PLEASE NOTE:

    YOU WILL NOT BE AUTOMATICALLY RE-ENROLLED INTO YOUR FSA ACCOUNT(S). YOU MUST COMPLETE NEW ENROLLMENT FORMS FOR THE UPCOMING 2019-20 SCHOOL YEAR.

    All approved changes during open enrollment are effective July 1, 2019.

     

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     THE HEALTH BENEFITS GOVERNANCE BOARD HAS A MESSAGE FOR YOU ABOUT...

    (Please click the links below) 

    OPEN ENROLLMENT     HEALTH & WELLNESS FAIR

     

     

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  • EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2019, INCREASED PARKING RATES AT 1000 BROADWAY

    Employees who pay a monthly fee to park at 1000 Broadway may have recently received an email from Parking Concepts Inc regarding a rate increase beginning January 1, 2019. 

    Increased rates are as follows:

    Tenant Parking will be increased from $200 to new rate of $210/month

    Non-Tenant Parking will be increased from $220 to new rate of $230/month

    There is also a monthly processing fee of $2.50/month. 

    If you currently have a Parking FSA, you will need to complete a new form to reflect the increased amount. Please click this link to download the FSA Commuter Enrollment Form. Please be advised that FSA changes may not be in place in time for the January 1, 2019 effective date. Employees should expect to pay the difference in cost directly to Parking Concepts Inc. Their contact information is below.

    PARKING CONCEPTS INC.

    Contact: Joan at 415-553-6883 or jlibre@pci-sf.com

    Please turn in your completed commuter form to the Benefits Team at 1000 Broadway or you may email the form to benefits@ousd.org. Revisions to your FSA account will not be made automatically. You must complete and turn in a revised form. 

    If you have any questions, please contact the Benefits Team at 510-879-0202.

     

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  • STIP Teachers can now cover their dependents under the District Health Plan

    Effective July 1st, 2018, STIP substitutes who are eligible for medical coverage may cover their spouse and/or dependents up to the age of 26 under their medical plan, at their own cost.

    All forms to enroll in Kaiser Permanente HMO must be returned to the Benefits Office at 1000 Broadway, Suite 295 OR sent directly your assigned Benefits Representative along with any supporting documentation. For example, if you are enrolling for the first time or adding a spouse and/or children, you will need attach copy of your marriage license and/or birth certificates for the child(ren). If you are enrolling a domestic partner, you will need to attach a State of California Certificate of Domestic Partnership.

    Please click this link for rates or contact your assigned Benefits Rep at 510-879-0202.

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  • Upcoming Seminars

    Medicare 101 Seminars
    Begin Thursday, October 25
    Click here for more info


    CalPERS Planning Your Retirement Classes
    Begin Thursday, October 4
    Click here for more info


    CalSTRS Retirement Check-Up Classes
    Begin Wednesday, October 24
    Click here 
    for more info

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    Call 1-800-964-3577 or click here for more information.

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Dental Health

  • Your Dental Health is Important to Us!

     

    Click the links below for tips on how to maximize your dental benefits and SMILE your way to a

    HEALTHY YOU!!

     

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