A Comprehensive Benefits Package
As an employee of PCC, you have access to a comprehensive set of benefits. Our benefits cover a variety of areas, with multiple options in each area allowing you to choose the plan that works best for you!
Questions? Contact our Benefits Technician, Conna Bain (626-585-7719) or our Benefits and Wellness Coordinator, Cristina Zamora (626-585-7503) for help in reviewing and understanding your options!
Anthem Blue Cross
Website | 800-825-5541
Under the Prudent Incentive Plan, you may choose your own physician, or a Prudent Buyer Physician each time you receive care. A non-Prudent Buyer Physician will be paid at 80/100% of eligible charges according to customary and reasonable rates. A Prudent Buyer Physician will be paid based on Blue Cross negotiated rate at 90%. Therefore your out-of-pocket cost will be lower when you use a Prudent Buyer Provider.
Anthem Blue Cross CaliforniaCare
Website | 800-825-5541
Anthem Blue Cross is Federally Qualified Health Maintenance Organization (HMO) which provides services through a network of existing medical groups. Members select a (PCP) medical group which becomes the center of all their health care needs.
Website | 800-464-4000
Kaiser Foundation Plan is Federally Qualified Health Maintenance Organization (HMO) which arranges for medical and hospital care to be provided at their Kaiser Permanente facilities. Members may use any one of their medical offices and hospitals when care is required.
Website | 866-499-3001
Delta pays 70% of the approved fees for covered diagnostic, preventive, basic, cast and crown benefits during the first year you are eligible. This percentage will increase 10% each year (to a maximum of 100%) for each enrollee, provided that person visits the dentist at least once during the year.
Website | 866-939-3633
Employees with Blue Cross PPO or Cash In Lieu: Comprehensive examination in any 12 consecutive months and one pair of lenses and frames or contact lenses every 12 consecutive months.
Employees with Kaiser or CaliforniaCare: one pair of lenses and frames or contact lenses every 12 consecutive months. Please note: those on HMO the eye exam goes through the HMO provider.
Group Life Insurance Benefits for eligible employees of $50,000 and $1,500 for eligible dependents.
800-999-7222 or anthemEAP.com
Company code: SISC
EAP is available 24/7, so you can call at the time and place that is right for you.
STRS (State Teachers’ Retirement System)
Website | 800-228-5453
Membership in the CalSTRS Disability Benefit Program includes all employees in California public schools from kindergarten through community college, in positions performing creditable service under the Program. Your own contribution is 8.56% for 2015-2016 and 9.205% for 2016 - 2017
CalPERS (California Public Employees’ Retirement System)
Website | 1-888-225-7377
School members are those employees in non-teaching positions within the jurisdiction of a school employer. Your own contribution is 6% (2015-2016)
APPLE (Accumulation Program for Part-time and Limited-service Employees)
This Plan was enacted in response to federal legislation, which requires state and local government agencies to cover employees under a retirement plan or under Social Security.
Pasadena Service Federal Credit Union
Website | 626-351-9651
Staff and faculty members (along with their immediate family members) are eligible to become members.
SchoolsFirst Federal Credit Union
Website | 800-462-8328
Staff and faculty members (along with their immediate family members) are eligible to become members. Contact Kush Thandi (extension 4116 option 1) for information or set up. SFFCU is the administrator for 457(b) Deferred Compensation Plans, 403(b) TSA plans, and Roth 403(b)plans.