Employee Benefits
Melanie Carnahan, Benefits Manager

662.449.7112
FAX:  662.429.4198

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Change in Premium Rates effective January 1, 2019

Health, Dental and Vision premium rates will have a 3% increase effective January 1, 2019.  The revised rates will be posted on the Employee Benefits Forms and Brochures Page.  You can access that information under "Department Pages". 

Guardian will carry over the deductible amounts fulfilled with AlwaysCare.

Benefits Team
Administrative Asst.
662.449.7173
Benefits Reconciliation
662.449.7296
Department Pages

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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