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New Employee Benefits
Welcome new SAUSD employees!!
This new employee page is dedicated to you. We'll walk you through what you need to know to make your health coverage selections.
Take the guesswork out of choosing a health plan
Our interactive video will help you learn about your Blue Shield health plan options. You can use this tool to:

  • Select topics that interest you
  • Compare health plans
  • Find network doctors
  • Learn about programs and services
  • Download plan documents
  • Gain confidence in your decision
If you have questions about your plan options or need assistance, we are here for you.
Call Member Services for HMO and PPO plans
Phone: (855) 256-9404
7 a.m. - 7 p.m. PST
Monday - Friday

Call Shield Concierge for Trio HMO plan
Phone: (855) 747-5800
7 a.m. - 7 p.m. PST
Monday - Friday

But for more complex questions, schedule a 15-minute 1-on-1 consultation with a knowledgeable Blue Shield representative at your convenience. Book an appointment here.
See what's available to you.
SAUSD offers you a wide selection of plan options and pharmacy benefits to choose from.
Pharmacy benefits
Pharmacy benefits for Trio HMO, Access+ HMO® and Shield Spectrum PPO℠ plans are administered by Express Scripts.
Look for a doctor in your area!
As a new employee, you want to make sure your current providers and specialists are in the Blue Shield network. Use the virtual assistant to check on your providers or to find a new provider.
Do you want to find a mental health provider, an acupuncturist or chiropractor?

Click on your plan's Find a Doctor tool link below and select the Mental Health or Alternative Medicine option.

Access+ HMO Find a Doctor

Trio HMO Find a Doctor

PPO Find a Doctor

Programs and services at your fingertips!
When you join Blue Shield, you get access to a variety of programs. Learn about the programs and services included with your plan.
Wellvolution®, our digital platform for health and well-being, offers over 50 tested apps and programs to help you achieve your health goals – at no extra cost. You choose the areas to focus on:
  • Prevent and reverse disease – Prevent diabetes and reverse cardiovascular disease and other conditions.
  • Eat better – Get help with meal planning, use nutritional calculators, and lose weight.
  • Exercise more – Get support with movement tracking, workout routines, and coaching.
  • Manage stress – Meditate, practice mindfulness, and more.
  • Sleep better – Track sleep patterns and enjoy relaxation exercises for better rest.
  • Quit smoking – Get the support you need to stop smoking with nicotine replacement therapy and other methods.
Care Management
When your health care becomes complicated, you don’t have to go it alone.

With Care Management from Shield Support, you’ve got a team of nurses, health coaches, and other specialists by your side – at no additional cost to you.
* These discount program services are not a covered benefit of your Blue Shield of California, Blue Shield of California Life & Health Insurance Company (Blue Shield Life), or self-insured health plan, and none of the terms or conditions of the Blue Shield, Blue Shield Life, or self-insured health plan apply. The networks of practitioners and facilities in the discount programs are managed by external program administrators, including any screening and credentialing of providers. Blue Shield does not review the services provided by discount program providers for medical necessity or efficacy, nor does Blue Shield make any recommendations, representations, claims, or guarantees regarding the practitioners, their availability, fees, services, or products. Some services offered through the discount program may already be included as part of the Blue Shield plan covered benefits. Members or self-insured plan participants should access those covered services prior to using the discount program. Members or self-insured plan participants who are not satisfied with products or services received from the discount program may use the grievance process described in their Evidence of Coverage, Disclosure Form, Evidence of Coverage and Disclosure Form, Benefit Booklet or Certificate of Insurance/ Policy. Blue Shield reserves the right to terminate this program at any time without notice.

Wellvolution is a registered trademark of Blue Shield of California. Wellvolution and all associated digital and in-person health programs, services, and offerings are managed by Solera, Inc., a health company committed to changing lives by guiding people to better health in their communities.

NurseHelp 24/7 and LifeReferrals 24/7 are service marks of Blue Shield of California.