Welcome and thank you for making an investment in yourself! We highly value the health and well-being of every staff member in our district and actively work to provide opportunities that help you maintain a healthy lifestyle. Check out some of the resources made available to you and remember - you are worth prioritizing!
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
The Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is a confidential service provided by NKC Schools that offers help with personal and work-related issues.
Professionally trained advisors are available to help with family problems, marital concerns, financial and legal matters, stress, depression, and other issues affecting your personal or work life.
The EAP is free and confidential. Advisors are available to help 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.
Premium Discount Incentive
Employees enrolled in medical insurance have the opportunity to save $30 per month ($360 per year) when they participate in the district’s premium discount incentive.
Participation is voluntary. For those that choose to opt-out or do not complete the required activities on time, the current premium rate discount of $30 per month ($15 each paycheck if paid semi-monthly) will not be applied beginning January 2024.
Blue KC invites you to get healthier with a covered benefit that can help you in your quest to lose weight and feel your best. If you qualify, we’ll match you with a program that fits your lifestyle and keeps you on track with one-on-one support from a trained health coach, including virtual options.
Blue KC has partnered with Solera to offer you a personalized experience from a leading health solution like WW (Weight Watchers® reimagined). The best part? It’s completely paid for by your health plan if you qualify.
Find out if you qualify
Take a 1-minute quiz at solera4me.com/bluekc
988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline
We can all help prevent suicide. The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals in the United States.
Mindful by Blue KC
In a unique role exclusive to Blue KC health plans, there is a Mindful Advocate in your corner who is available to help 24/7. And as a Blue KC member, all you have to do is reach out. It’s incredible to have one person to call for all your behavioral healthcare needs. A Mindful Advocate is here to support you. Match you to the right care and services. Guide your care plan. And get you on the path to feeling better. A Mindful Advocate can help members access tools including in-person, text, online therapy, and virtual visit options specific to the members behavioral healthcare needs.
Mindful Advocates are licensed behavioral health clinicians who are experts at:
- Navigating care
- Crisis management
- Benefits guidance
- Connecting you to care
A new free financial wellness app called UpwiseTM, developed by MetLife, is now available. The app is uniquely designed to help you better understand your emotions around money, develop positive financial habits, and make progress you feel good about. Download Upwise from the App Store or Google Play today.