Employee Benefits
Melanie Carnahan, Benefits Manager

662.449.7112
FAX:  662.429.4198

Benefits Team
Lakeyia Branch
Administrative Asst.
662.449.7173
Brandy Taylor
Benefits Reconciliation
662.449.7296
Videos: Information on Open Enrollment
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Melanie Carnahan, DCS Employee Benefits Manager, explains the annual open enrollment process for the 2019-20 school year.
Informational Video of DeSoto County School District Annual Open Enrollment
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BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD OF MISSISSIPPI

Our health insurance is still provided by the State and School Employees' Health Plan which is administered by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Mississippi.  Our prescription plan is managed by Prime Rx through BCBS of MS.  Our Dental and Vision insurance is still provided by Guardian Insurance. 

EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

An employee assistance program is offered to every employee of DeSoto County Schools free of charge.  Employees need not be enrolled in any other employee benefits offered by DCS to utilize this program.

GUARDIAN INSURANCE  

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