Benefits News and Updates 

APS Tax-Sheltered Annuity Plan - Annual Universal Availability Notice

Please view the APS Tax-Sheltered Annuity Plan Universal Availability Notice. For more information on our retirement plans, please visit the APS Retirement page at: https://hr.aurorak12.org/benefits/retirement/.

Benefits end date for employees leaving the district

For employees leaving the district benefits will end on the last day of the month in which you terminate employment (i.e. your last day worked). View the full notice on how this may effect you and who to contact with further questions.

New Hire Enrollment

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New hires have 30 calendar days from their start date (the start date being the first day on the job) to enroll in benefits. Click to access the help sheets on how to manage your benefits through Oracle Cloud

Contributions and Rates

Contribution Rates for July 1, 2023- June 30, 2024

APS contributes $634.16 for medical insurance and $23.01 for dental insurance each month toward the cost of the premium for licensed employees and full-time (six (6) hours per day or more) classified employees. Medical insurance premiums for classified employees working fewer than six (6) hours, but at least 4 hours, will be pro-rated.

Employees who enroll in a medical plan with a monthly premium that is less than the employer contribution of $634.16 per month may use the additional dollars to offset the cost of dental coverage or vision coverage. For those who choose a high deductible plan with a Health Savings Account (HSA), the remaining employer contribution may be applied to the HSA.

All medical and/or dental premiums paid by employees will be deducted monthly on a a pre-tax basis unless otherwise selected during enrollment.

View the contribution rates  for July 1, 2023 - June 30, 2024

Contribution Rates for July 1, 2023- June 30, 2024 

APS contributes $622.88 for medical insurance and $23.01 for dental insurance each month toward the cost of the premium for licensed employees and full-time (six (6) hours per day or more) classified employees. Medical insurance premiums for classified employees working fewer than six (6) hours, but at least 4 hours, will be pro-rated.

Employees who enroll in a medical plan with a monthly premium that is less than the employer contribution of $622.88 per month may use the additional dollars to offset the cost of dental coverage or vision coverage. For those who choose a high deductible plan with a Health Savings Account (HSA), the remaining employer contribution may be applied to the HSA.

All medical and/or dental premiums paid by employees will be deducted monthly on a a pre-tax basis unless otherwise selected during enrollment.

View the contribution rates for July 1, 2024 - June 30, 2025

Visit our other benefits pages for more information on Medical, Dental and Vision

Medicare Part D 

Medicare Part D- prescription drug coverage is an optional benefit offered to everyone who has Medicare. Find out how you can get prescription drug coverage and make the right choice for you