Life Insurance

  • All active employees are eligible to receive basic life insurance coverage at no charge.  Additional details can be found here: http://www.peia.wv.gov/active-members/Pages/Life-Insurance-and-Legal-Services.aspx

    Employees can also elect to receive additional life insurance coverage (premium costs apply).  See PEIA Coordinator for additional information.

    ***Important*** PEIA website is for information only.  Before completing forms for any coverage, please see the PEIA Coordinator at Mercer County Schools Central Office first.

Medical Insurance

  • Employees have the option to choose between four medical insurance plans from PEIA.  Details of each are found here: http://www.peia.wv.gov/understand_my_benefits/Pages/default.aspx.

    ***Important*** PEIA website is for information only.  Before completing forms for any coverage, please see the PEIA Coordinator at Mercer County Schools Central Office first.

Dental Insurance

  • All active employees are eligible to receive basic dental insurance coverage at no charge (long-term substitutes excluded).

    • Delta Dental is the provider for employees and their eligible dependents: spouse, children up to the age of 19 years, full time unmarried students up to the month after turning 23 years old and children who are physically or mentally unable to be (self-supporting). 
    • Student verification forms must completed annually upon child turning age 19.
    • Maximum coverage: $1,000/fiscal year (July 1 – June 30) per dependent.
    • $750 lifetime coverage of orthodontics per eligible dependent and eligible children up to age 19 years.
    • Only “active” employees are eligible. 
    • For additional information visit their website: https://www.deltadentalins.com/

Optical Reimbursement

    • Optical reimbursement is provided by Mercer County Schools to employees and their eligible dependents: spouse, children up to the age of 19 years, full time unmarried students up to the month after turning 23 years old and children who are physically or mentally unable to be (self-supporting). 
    • Student verification forms must completed annually upon child turning age 19.
    • $100 per eligible dependent/year.  Maximum of $200.00.
    • Coverage is based on a fiscal year (July 1 – June 30).
    • “Employee” must sign Optical Claim Form.
    • Employee reimbursement – statement/receipts must show patients name, date of service, services provided, amount paid, and proof of payment.
    • Most local optometrists and optical businesses will bill the Board.
    • Only “active” employees are eligible (long-term substitutes excluded).

     

Mountaineer Flexible Benefits

  • Mountaineer Flexible Benefits are available to all active exployees seeking additional/supplemental coverage.

    New Employees are eligible for enrollment on hire date; otherwise employees can only enroll or make changes during “Open Enrollment” in April.

    Premiums are deducted from 20 pay periods before taxes.

    Benefits available:

    •             Flexible Spending: Co-pays, over-the-counter medications, perscription medications, dental and medical expenses not coverage by other insurances
    •             Vision
    •             Legal Services
    •             Child Care and Dependent Care
    •             Short and Long Term Disability
    •             Hearing Services