2021 SHBP Active Member Rates

    2021 SHBP Active Member Decision Guide

    State Health Benefit Plan: Member Services: 800-610-1863
    Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30 am to 5:00 pm; Sat. 8:00 am - 7:30 pm 

    Anthem/Blue Cross Blue Shield: 855-641-4862 - Anthem Website
    United Health Care: 888-364-6352 - UHC Website
    “Employees may call the healthcare providers listed above for specific questions regarding participating physicians, specific medical coverage questions, etc.”


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    2021 Georgia Breeze Benefits at a Glance

    2021 Georgia Breeze You Decide Guide

     Georgia Breeze Benefits Call Center: 877-342-7339 

    Please direct questions to Wanda Barron, Benefits Coordinator, at 912-427-1000 X 231. 

    Other benefits available as follows: 

    Third Party Administrator - ARISTA - contact email: first@aristacg.com; contact phone: 877-434-7786 

    Wayne County Retirement Booklet - Click Here 

    Investment Providers:

    • Valic - 403B and 457 - John Russell, Senior Financial Advisor - 912-230-6543
    • ValuTeachers  - 403B and 457 - Allen & Margaret McCook, Independent Agents 478-972-0590 

     The Wayne County School System also provides the benefits listed below according to employee eligibility. Some of these benefits are paid by both employee and employer.

    • Membership in Georgia Teachers Retirement System, for eligible employees, present employer contribution is 19.06% of the gross salary.*
    • All eligible employees must contribute 6% of his/her gross salary to Georgia Teachers Retirement System.
    • Social Security of 6.20% (FICA) of a salary and Medicare of 1.45% Workers Compensation for injury on the job.
    • A monthly contribution toward an employee's health coverage premium.
    • Professional leave that is not taken from accumulated leave.
    • 3% matching funds for Public School Employees Retirement System (PSERS) employees with annuities thru Valic.

    We participate in the following retirement systems.

    Teachers Retirement System(TRS)-Eligible employees are all employees who are employed half-time or more as teachers, administrators, supervisors, clerks, teacher aides, secretaries, paraprofessionals, public school nurses, and managers/supervisors employed in the lunchroom, maintenance, warehouse and transportation departments. Benefits are earned after 10 years of credited service. Full retirement benefits are available after 30 years of credited service. www.trsga.com.

    Public School Employees Retirement System (PSERS)-This retirement plan covers employees who are non-supervisory roles in Maintenance, Custodial, and Food Service functions. Members contribute $4.00 or $10.00 (as determined by PSERS) to the plan each month for 9 months each year. Benefits are earned after 10 years of creditable service. www.ersga.org

    Please direct questions to Wanda Barron, Benefits Coordinator, at 912-427-1000 X 231.

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