Employee Benefits

Grant Wood AEA – Employee Benefits & Contact Information

Health Insurance

Grant Wood Area Education Agency employees are offered Wellmark health insurance products. The website www.wellmark.com has many self-service tools for members. Employees can view benefits and personal claims status/history, search to find providers and medication information, and order ID cards from the website.

Wellmark – Blue Cross Blue Shield of Iowa
1331 Grand Avenue
PO Box 9232
Des Moines, IA 50306-9232

Toll-free number: 1-800-277-8380
Local number: 1-319-294-5932
Website: www.wellmark.com

Metro Interagency Insurance Plan (MIIP) Overview

PPO Premier – Summary of Benefits
PPO Premier Coverage Manual 7-01-2021

PPO Choice – Summary of Benefits
PPO Choice Coverage Manual 7-01-2021

HMO Essential – Summary of Benefits
HMO Essential Coverage Manual 7-01-2021

Comparison of Health Care Plans
MIIP Health Plans – Frequently Asked Questions 2021

Monthly Insurance Rates 2021-2022

Contracted Staff
Classified Staff
Management/Salaried/Management Support

Wellmark Blue 365 Program
Doctor on Demand User Guide
Doctor on Demand

Health Plan Notices

Annual Health Plan Notices
Children’s Health Insurance Program Notice
Health Insurance Marketplace Notice
HIPAA Notice of Privacy Practices
Medicare Part D Creditable Coverage Notice
Mental Health (MHPAEA) Annual Disclosure Notice
Notice of Special Enrollment Rules


Dental Insurance

Grant Wood Area Education Agency employees are offered Delta Dental insurance. The website www.deltadentalia.com provides many services. Employees can view benefits information and claims history, search for providers, order ID cards and download claim forms from the website.

Delta Dental Plan of Iowa
PO Box 9000
Johnston, IA 50131-9000

Toll-free number: 1-800-544-0718
Website: www.deltadentalia.com

Contracted/Classified Staff

Delta Dental Plan A Summary
Delta Dental Plan A Benefit Certificate Booklet

Management/Salaried/Management Support
Delta Dental Plan B Summary
Delta Dental Plan B Benefit Certificate Booklet

TeleDentistry FAQ


Vision Insurance

Grant Wood Area Education Agency employees are offered vision insurance that includes routine eye exams and eyewear benefits.

EyeMed Vision Care
4000 Luxottica Pl, PO Box 8504
Mason, OH 45040


Life Insurance

Eligible Grant Wood Area Education Agency employees are provided group-term life insurance coverage. Employees may also apply for supplemental life and dependent life coverage at their own expense.

CIGNA Group Life Insurance Company, Inc.
PO Box 20310
Lehigh Valley, PA 18003-9924

CIGNA My Secure Advantage Program
CIGNA Healthy Rewards Program
CIGNA Secure Travel Program


Long Term Disability

Eligible Grant Wood Area Education Agency employees are provided long-term disability coverage.

MNL Long Term Disability – Certificate of Insurance

Madison National Life Insurance Company, Inc. (Long Term Disability)
National Insurance Services
250 S. Executive Drive
Brookfield, WI 53005

Toll-free number: 1-800-627-3660


Accident & Health

Chubb Accident & Health
Travel and Medical Assistance
Identity Theft Protection


Pre-Tax Flexible Spending Accounts

Grant Wood Area Education Agency employees are able to tax-defer a portion of wages and set up a medical account for out-of-pocket health care expenses not paid by insurance and/or a dependent care assistance account.

IRS – Section 125 – Pre-Tax Flexible Spending Accounts
ASI Flex, Inc.
PO Box 6044
Columbia, MO 65205-6044

Toll-free Customer Service: 1-800-659-3035
Toll-free Claims Fax: 1-877-879-9038
Customer Service E-mail: asi@asiflex.com
Customer Service Website

Online Claims Submission


Iowa Public Employees’ Retirement System (IPERS)

Grant Wood Area Education Agency employees have contribution rates of 6.29% employee share and 9.44% employer share. The website www.ipers.org has the most current IPERS publications and forms for employees to access. (Member handbook, retirement planning session schedules, beneficiary designation forms, change of address forms, etc.)

Iowa Public Employees’ Retirement System (IPERS)
7401 Register Drive
PO Box 9117
Des Moines, IA 50306-9117

Toll-free number: 1-800-622-3849
Local number: 1-515-281-0020
Website: www.ipers.org


Retirement Investors Club (RIC)

Grant Wood Area Education Agency employees are able to participate in a voluntary retirement savings program administered by the RIC.

Retirement Investors Club (RIC) – 403b Program
DAS/HRE/403b
1305 E. Walnut
Des Moines, IA 50319-0150