Sonoma County Office of Education

SCOE Employee Center

Open Enrollment

August 1-31 2018

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, 2018 at 4:30pm.

Important note regarding Blue Shield enrollment

If you are enrolling in a Blue Shield plan as a new member, you must submit your enrollment form by August 24 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 10. 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 or access your packet, you can pick up a copy or receive assistance from Human Resources. Please contact Diane Perkiss at 707-524-2824 or email her at

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

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Kaiser Permanente

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