• Health Benefits

    Delaware Valley School District is a member of the Employee Benefit Trust of Eastern Pennsylvania (EBTEP) a healthcare consortium created to provide affordable, cost-saving and quality health care benefits to public school system employees and their dependents.  For more information on EBTEP please visit  www.ebtep.org.

    All employees receive compensation and benefits aligned to the appropriate collective bargaining agreement.  Your collective bargaining agreement should be listed to the left, based on your job classification.


    Health Benefits available for all Full-time Employees (limit one plan per family)

    Employee Contribution 2023-2024:  $1100 per year          Employer Contribution:  Remainder

    • Choice of either Highmark Blue Care Classic Traditional or Highmark Blue PPO

    www.highmarkbcbs.com Utilize the local Highmark website to check on claim status, search for local providers, and chat with a Highmark Representative

    Customer Service: 1-800-241-5704

    www.bcbs.com National Website to search for providers outside local area                                                                           

    Customer Service: 1-833-794-3863


    Customer Service: 1-800-332-0366

    Customer Service: 1-800-432-4966

    • Sunlife Insurance Policy (For employee only, family coverage not available)

    Employee Contribution 0%                                           Employer Contribution 100%

    Open Enrollment

    Our Open Enrollment is held during November/ December with an effective date of January 1st of each year.  Open Enrollment is a time when you can change plans, add family members (not added at the time of a qualifying event) and elect coverage not currently selected. 

    Qualifying Life Event:

    • If you need to report a qualifying life event during the year, you will need to contact Ana Balcarcel at 570-296-1809 with the necessary changes within 30 days of the event. Some examples of life events are:
      • Birth or adoption of a child or stepchildren
      • Marriage
      • Divorce and/or legal separation
      • Death or loss of a dependent (including loss of dependent status)


    For any assistance, please call Ana Balcarcel, Benefits Coordinator, at 570-296-1809