Open Enrollment

2020 Open Enrollment has ended

Benefit options selected during open enrollment will remain in effect until December 31, unless you experience an Eligible Qualifying Event. 
If you believe you may have experienced an Eligible Qualifying Event, click here for more information.  

Educational Video Library can be found here: https://benefits.lsr7.org/educational-resources/.

Employee Education Meetings

Each year, LSR7 hosts informational sessions where representatives from Business Services, CBIZ (the District's insurance consultants) and Blue Cross Blue Shield present benefit information, details, and outline changes for the new plan year. Also providing an opportunity for you to ask questions. 

For 2020 Open Enrollment, Employee Educational sessions were held as follows: 

OCTOBER 17, 2019 at 10:00 AM 
SLC  (PDC Room)
OCTOBER 22, 2019 at 9:30 AM 
DISTRICT TRANSPORTATION OFFICE
OCTOBER 22 at 3:30 PM 
SLC (Board Room)
OCTOBER 22 at 4:30 PM 
SLC (Board Room)

Enrollment Assistance

Each year, LSR7 Business Services staff host face-to-face Enrollment Assistance. 

During these times, you have the opportunity to ask questions and receive assistance completing your enrollment. 

Representatives from LSR7 Business Services, CBIZ (the district's insurance consultant) and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City are often present to answer questions. We are happy to assist all who attend. Please practice patience and kindness while you await assistance. 

For 2020 Open Enrollment, walk-in Enrollment Assistance was available as follows: 

OCTOBER 31, 2019 AT 8:00 - 11:00 AM 
DISTRICT TRANSPORTATION OFFICE
NOVEMBER 1, 2019 AT 8:00 - 11:00 AM 
DISTRICT TRANSPORTATION OFFICE
NOVEMBER 4 THROUGH NOVEMBER 8, 2019 AT 1:00 - 5:00 PM 
SLC (HONESTY ROOM)

How to Enroll

All eligible employees, including new hires, must complete the on-line enrollment process, even if you wish to keep the same coverage or are waiving coverage. If you do not complete your enrollment by the deadline given to you by the District, you will not have coverage for the entire plan year.
Your enrollment will be completed on-line and you may complete your enrollment from any computer which has internet access.
Pop-up blockers must be turned off on your computer in order to complete the on-line enrollment process.
To enroll, follow these steps to ensure completion of your enrollment:

  1. Review the information contained on our website at benefits.lsr7.org and in the Benefit Guide to assist you in making your benefit choices for 2020.
  2. Click on Enroll Now to begin your benefits enrollment.
  3. Log in with your user ID and PIN. Your user ID and PIN are as follows:
    User ID: Your User ID is the first letter of your legal first name, first letter of your last name, and the last four digits of your social security number. For example, John Smith, SSN ending in 1234: User ID is JS1234
    PIN: Your PIN is equal to your date of birth. Enter two digits for month, two digits for day and four digits for year. For example, date of birth of March 10, 1980: PIN is 03101980
  4. Once logged in, click on “Enroll/Change your benefits,” then click on “Plan Year Beginning January 1, 2020” and then click on “Health and Welfare Benefits Enrollment” to make elections for 2020. Work through the site by following the on-line instructions.
  5. Upon completion of Step 4, a confirmation statement will appear on the page. If the information is accurate, print a copy for your records and then click “Confirm.” You will then receive a confirmation number. Write this number down or print the page for your records.If you do not receive a confirmation number, your insurance elections will not be processed.
  6. For first time Health Savings Account Enrollees (High Deductible Health Plan Enrollees only): If you are electing to have the District’s contribution deposited into a Health Savings Account (HSA) for the first time, then you must set up your HSA through Central Bank of the Midwest by following these steps.

The District will make contributions only to Central Bank of the Midwest HSA accounts. If you are unable to open your account on-line, you may visit any Central Bank of the Midwest location or contact the District’s Business Services
Department at (816) 986-1000 or by email at benefits@lsr7.net.
If you have questions regarding the enrollment process or need assistance enrolling, please contact the Business Services Department at (816) 986-1000 or by email at benefits@lsr7.net.

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to the start of 2021 Open Enrollment! 

Open enrollment occurs in late October, early November each year for a January 1st effective date. 

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2020 Benefit Overview

2020 Benefit Guide

Plan Year Changes
Summary of 2020 Changes
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield is changing from Express Scripts to Optum Rx effective January 1, 2020  (for more information about this transition, please click here)

    • Eliminating the PPO medical plan

    • Telehealth copay increasing to $59 for all Blue Cross Blue Shield members

    • Annual Health Savings Account (HSA) contribution limits increasing to $3,550 for individuals and $7,100 for families enrolled in a High Deductible Health Plan (HDHP)
Employee Education Meetings

The District will be hosting informational sessions providing an opportunity for you to ask questions. Representatives from CBIZ (the District’s insurance consultants) and Blue Cross Blue Shield will be present.

October 17, 2019 at 10:00 am
SLC (PDC Room)

October 22, 2019 at 9:30 am
District Transportation Office

October 22, 2019 at 3:30 pm
SLC (Board Room)

October 22, 2019 at 4:30 pm
SLC (Board Room)

Attend and you can enter to win*!

*Prizes generously donated by Blue Cross Blue Shield, CBIZ, and Cigna

Enrollment Assistance

Business Services staff will be available to assist with the online enrollment process and answer questions. 

October 31, 2019 at 8:00 - 11:00 am 
District Transportation Office
November 1, 2019 at 8:00 - 11:00 am 
District Transportation Office
November 4 through November 8, 2019 at 1:00 - 5:00 pm 
SLC (Honesty Room)
Questions?

If you have questions regarding benefits, the enrollment process, or need assistance enrolling, please contact the Business Services Department at (816) 986-1000 or by email at benefits@lsr7.net.