Health & Dental Insurance

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    OPEN ENROLLMENT: MAY 2-MAY 31 2022
    Please submit all completed enrollment forms & documentation via email to hrsupport@newton.k12.ma.us
     
    All health/dental forms & documentation is due to HR by 5pm on May 31, 2022. Late forms will not be accepted.
     
     
     
     
    Newton Public Schools offers three health insurance plans: Tufts EPO, Tufts PPO, and Harvard Pilgrim HMO.  We also offer basic and high option dental insurance plans through Guardian.  In addition, we offer a Tufts Out-of-Area plan for employees and retirees (under 65 or ineligible for Medicare) living outside of the network coverage area. For more information, please see the links below. Please send all completed enrollment forms directly to Human Resources via interoffice mail, or email to hrsupport@newton.k12.ma.us. Do not send enrollment forms directly to insurance companies.
  • Prescriptions

    Maintenance medications (for chronic conditions) must be filled through mail order rather than at your local pharmacy. Ordering your prescriptions through mail order is convenient and saves you money, because you can receive a 90-day supply for $30.  The mail order program you will use depends on your health plan. 

    Optum (Harvard Pilgrim Plan Members)
    OptumRx Mail Order Form

     

    CVS Caremark (Tufts Health Plan members)
    1-800-581-5300


    www.caremark.com

    Tufts Prescription Mail Order
     

     
    Canadian Prescription Drug Program
    As an additional benefit, certain medications may be available without co-pay through the CanaRx program.  See Canadian Prescription Drug Program page of Newton Public Schools website for more information.