Medical Insurance - The district pays a fringe amount of $500. Health insurance is offered to all employees who work a minimum of 30 hours per week with the fringe amount prorated according to hours worked. Currently the district has three plans that are offered through Aetna.

BCBSKS USD 453 Insurance Plans (Download Below)

Employee Rate Information (Download Below)

Phone - 1-800-432-3990

For more information about available plans, click here.

Visit the BCBSKS web site at

Dental Insurance - The dental plan offered by Delta Dental is 100% employee paid. Enrollees may use a dentist of their choice or a Delta provider for a higher level of benefits.

Dental Information Summary (Download Below)

Phone - 1-800-234-3375

Visit the Delta Dental Web site at

Visions Service Plan (VSP) - The vision plan offered is by VSP and is 100% employee paid. Enrollees may use an Optometrist or Ophthalmologist from VSP to receive benefits. Visit the VSP Web site at

Click here for VSP Vision Flyer (Download Below)

Phone - 1-800-877-7195

Flexible Spending Accounts - This benefit is offered through Discover Benefits. Health Care Reimbursement Account: Employees may payroll deduct up to $2,550 per year on a pretax basis to pay for out-of-pocket health care expenses. Dependent Care Reimbursement Account: Employees may payroll deduct up to $5,000 per year on a pretax basis to reimburse dependent care expenses.

Phone - 1-866-451-3399

Visit the Discover Benefits website at

Colonial Life Voluntary Plans

Visit the Colonial Life website at

Phone - 1-800-325-4368

Colonial Life Supplemental Insurance Booklet (Download Below)

Kansas Public Employees Retirement System - All employees who work the equivalent of 4 hours per day are members of the Kansas Public Retirement System (KPERS). The state retirement system provides retirement benefits, disability benefits, and life insurance. Additional information about KPERS may be found at

Tax Sheltered Annuities - The TSA Program allows employees to tax-defer a portion of income into investments. The companies that work with Leavenworth USD #453 offer a variety of products such as annuities and mutual funds under the coordination of Bay Bridge.

Visit the Bay Bridge website at

Approved 403b Plan Retirement Companies (Download Below)

Phone - 1-800-953-6260.

Employee Assistance Program - The Employee Assistance Program is specifically designed to assist you in obtaining the right professional help for your problem. When you contact the program, an EAP counselor will assess your problem and advise you of the available alternatives. Referrals to outside agencies are carefully screened to ensure quality care. Follow-up is conducted on an ongoing basis to determine whether further assistance is needed. Our goal is to promote employee well being. This program is voluntary, although your supervisor may recommend your participation. The EAP staff provides professional and confidential assistance to all clients. The current provider is Professional Association Group Mental Health Practice. They can be reached at (913) 651-8415.

Employee Assistance Program Information (Download Below)

Phone - 913-651-8415

Creditable Disclosure Notice (Download Below)

Complete Benefits Packet -