retiree Services

NCSD Retiree Services Contact Information

E-mail us at: RetireeServices@norwichcsd.org

Call us at: (607) 337-3624

Open Enrollment is open from May 15, 2022 - June 17, 2022

Information Night

Open Enrollment packets have been were mailed out Tuesday, May 24, 2022. Please contact Retiree Services if you do not receive one.

Open Enrollment Information Night Video

2022 Open Enrollment PowerPoint

Insurance Changes

Effective July 1, 2022 Norwich Dental and Vision Insurance will be offered through the Guardian Life Insurance Company. Please contact Retiree Services if you would like more information or if you need to make changes to your insurance.

ALREADY RETIRED?

Don't forget to always update your contact information if you make any changes.

To update your information please contact us at RetireeServices@norwichcsd.org or (607) 337-3624

Questions

Do you have questions or a problem regarding your current health/dental/Medicare plan?

If so, contact our insurance agents at Brown & Brown Insurance who are familiar with all of our insurance plans and happy to help!

Insurance

Do you wish to make changes to your MVP Health and/or Guardian Dental & Vision Insurance?

Retirees are eligible to enroll, terminate, or make changes to your health, vision, and/or dental insurance during our open enrollment period each May through June with an effective date of July 1. Information will be mailed to you at the address we have on file.

All changes can be submitted to: Norwich City School District Office, Attn: Retiree Services, 89 Midland Drive, Norwich, NY 13815. Please use the forms below. The change forms will also be included in your open enrollment packet each year.

MVP

Excellus

Are you or your spouse turning 65?

At age 65 retirees and/or spouses who are no longer active employees with the Norwich City School District will no longer be eligible for the MVP Health Insurance Plan. Norwich offers an Excellus Medicare Advantage Plan through DCMO BOCES. If you are interested, please see the information below and contact Retiree Services if you have any questions.

2022 Excellus Medicare Group Application

DCMO Guide To Your Medicare Options

DCMO Excellus Medicare Plan Summary

Medicare card

PLANNING TO RETIRE?

Have you submitted your irrevocable letter of intent to retire?

  • Information regarding retirement benefits can be found in your bargaining unit contract. Please contact the Retiree Services, ext. 5413, if you have any questions.

  • After we receive your letter, the retirement date will be listed on the next Board Meeting Agenda. You will receive a letter following the Board meeting.

  • Retiree Services will reach out to you a few months before you retire to check on the items listed below if we have not yet received them.

Letter

Are you continuing health insurance with Norwich?

  • Fill out the Continue/Discontinue Coverage Form for Retirees

    • Return to Retiree Services at the District Office as soon as possible.

  • If you are over 65 you have the option to enroll in the Excellus Medicare Plan that is offered by BOCES

    • You will need to include your Medicare information for both Parts A & B to enroll

Insurance

Do you currently have a 403-B account?

https://www.omni403b.com/

403b

Contact NYSTRS or NYSERS as soon as possible

retirement sign

OTHER HELPFUL INFORMATION

E-mail us at: RetireeServices@norwichcsd.org

Call us at: (607) 337-3624

Office of the Aging

  • Local Office Phone Number: 607.337.1770

  • For Medicare & Health Insurance Questions

    • 1.800.701.0501

    • 8:30-5:30 M-F, Free Service

  • website link: www.co.chenango.ny.us/aaoa/

Social Security Office

Anyone is eligible who is over 62 yrs. of age. This is something that must be done on your own.

https://www.ssa.gov/