The following District health benefits pertain to employees hired on or after October 1, 1987. The cost of your health insurance premium is shared with the District Government, which contributes up to 72 percent toward the total premium cost. To choose the plan that fits you best, you may review the Health Benefits plan summary. All employees are eligible for Dental and Vision options outlined in the Dental/Optical section below. For additional information regarding Health Benefits, please contact our Benefits team at [email protected].
Employee Benefits Enrollment Guide
Health Insurance Plan Summaries
- Aetna CDHP
- Aetna HMO
- Aetna PPO
- CareFirst HMO
- CareFirst PPO
- Kaiser Permanente
- United Healthcare HMO
- United Healthcare Choice Prescription Benefits Summary
District Health Benefits Rates
Federal Health Benefits Rates
Employees hired on or before September 30, 1987 are eligible for Federal health benefits. To review Federal health benefits plan summary details and other information, please visit www.opm.gov.
Dental and Optical Benefits:
The District Government provides Dental and Optical benefits to all non-union employees, and each respective union (WTU, CSO, ASFCME, Teamsters**, AFGE**) offers its members Dental/Optical benefits.
**Note that Teamsters Optical benefits are provided by the District Government, and both Dental and Optical benefits for employees in AFGE positions are provided by the District Government. To learn more about these Dental and Optical plans, see below.
District Government Dental and Optical Rates (Non-Union):
Union Dental/Optical Benefits:
- Washington Teacher's Union (WTU) - (202) 293-8600
- WTU Dental Vision Benefit Booklet
- WTU Benefits Addendum
- Council of School Officers (CSO) - (202) 526-4700
- Teamster’s - (202) 636-8170
- AFSCME - (202) 234-6506
- AFGE - (202) 737-8700