Retiree Information

 
 

 

Retiree 2018 Annual Enrollment is October 1-26 (4:30)

Annual Enrollment you can:

Change your health insurance option  or change your health insurance carrier and network
Enroll in or cancel health insurance for your eligible dependents (retiree must be enrolled on the health insurance plan to add a dependent to coverage)
Enroll in, cancel or transfer between retiree dental options (if you are a TCRS retiree)
Enroll in, cancel or transfer between retiree vision options (if you are enrolled on the retiree group health plan and you are a TCRS 

Networks and benefits may change and impact you. Even if you don’t make changes during Annual Enrollment, it’s good to review your enrollment each year. If you don’t want to make any changes in enrollment, NO ACTION needed on your part.

How to Make Changes

If you want to make changes, fill out the annual enrollment application and submit it to Benefits Administration
Mailed applications must be postmarked no later than Oct. 26, 2018
Benefits Administration 
312 Rosa L. Parks Avenue 19th Floor
Nashville, TN 37243
 
Submit by fax at 615.741.8196 by Oct. 26, 2018, at 11:59 p.m.

This year, if you would like to, you may also be able to make changes online in ESS in Edison at www.edison.tn.gov instead of using the paper Annual Enrollment application

In Edison, you will need to set up an account with a password
Click here for Edison Retiree Self Service Instructions
Videos will help you:
Retrieve your Edison ID
Log in to Edison for the first time
Reset your Edison password
Select/enroll in benefits in Edison

If you enroll new Dependents we need documents to prove their relationship to you. A list of required documents is found on the Enrollment Materials page

You can upload your documents in Edison or fax to 615.741.8196
The dependent documents deadline is Oct. 26 at 4:30 p.m. 
 
Dental coverage offered to eligible retirees
 
MetLife Dental DPPO: Use any Dentist but you’ll save money when staying in-network
Contact: 855.700.8001 www.metlife.com/StateofTN
There will be a 2% increase in dental premiums effective January 1, 2019
 
 
 
Vision benefits are offered to eligible retirees through Davis Vision
Choose from two options:
Basic Plan: Offers discounted network rates and allowances for services
Expanded Plan: Provides services with a combination of co-pays, greater allowances and discounted rates
Contact: Davis Vision: 800.208.6404 www.davisvision.com/stateofTN
Premiums will stay the same in 2019
 
Tennessee Consolidate Retirement System
Employee who have retirement accounts with TCRS will log onto www.mytcrs.tn.gov to create an account.
 
TCRS: 1.800.922.7772
 
Great West/Empower
Certified staff hired after July 1, 2014 and employees who are contributing to the State of TN 401k through Empower should create an account by visiting www.retirereadytn.com. You may also contact our region representative Tim Crawford.
 
Retire Ready Tennessee 1.800.922.7772
 
ICMA-RC
Full time Classified staff hired after July 1,2012 can access your account by visiting www.icmarc.org. You may also contact our ICMA-RC representative Trey Sizemore, 1.866.731.1055.
 
ICMA-RC 1.800.326.7272
TELEHEALTH 24/7 CARE 
 
For non-emergency medical issues (allergies, asthma, bronchitis, cold & flu, infections, fever, ear aches, nausea, pink eye, sore throat, etc.)
 
• 24 hours a day, seven days a week — including nights, weekends and holidays
• Your doctor or pediatrician is unavailable
• It’s not convenient to leave your home or work
• You are traveling and need medical care
 
STATE-SPONSORED TELEHEALTH PROGRAM COST
• PPO Members: Copay is $15 (in-network)
• CDHP Members: You pay the negotiated rate per visit until you reach your deductible, then the primary care office visit coinsurance applies
 
MORE INFORMATION
BlueCross members 
• Log into BlueAccess at bcbst.com/members/tn_state/
• Look for and select PhysicianNow
• Or, call 888.283.6691
Cigna members 
• Log into MyCigna.com
• Look for MDLive or Amwell and select the vendor of your choice
• Or, call 888.726.3171 for MDLive or 855.667.9722 for Amwell
Welcome to The Tennessee Plan POMCO
Supplemental Medical Insurance for Retirees with Medicare
 
UMR/POMCO
P.O. Box 30541
Salt Lake City, UT 84130
Telephone: 1.888.477.9307
 
The Tennessee Plan (Handbook)
 
POMCO Brochure
 
Part D Pharmacy Information

Contact Us!
 
Kingsport City Schools
Human Resources Department
400 Clinchfield Street, Ste. 200
Kingsport, TN 37660
 
Ph: (423) 378.2100
Fax: (423) 378.2114