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Mt. San Antonio College offers a competitive and excellent benefits package providing medical, dental, and vision benefits for eligible employees and their dependents.  Lifetime medical benefits are also available for eligible employees.  Life insurance coverage of $75,000 is also provided for each eligible employee. 

The District also offers a variety of voluntary supplemental plans such as:

  • Term Life Insurance
  • Long Term Care
  • Section 125 - Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Tax Shelter Annuities - 403(b)

All eligible employees are entitled to receive paid vacation, sick leave, and paid holidays. Supplemental life insurance for employee and/or dependents, income protection plans, tax shelter annuities, and payroll deductions to credit unions are available under Mt. San Antonio College voluntary payroll deductions. 

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Contact Information:

  • Norma Vizcarra, Benefits Specialist (909) 274-5872 regarding full time Faculty, Adjunct Faculty, and retirees
  • Melissa Aguirre, Benefits Specialist (909) 274-5419 regarding Classified, Auxiliary, Confidential, Management, and retirees
  • Email: 



SISC Health Members: On January 10th, the Biden Administration announced that it will require insurance companies and group health plans to cover the cost of at-home COVID-19 tests for the remainder of the public health emergency.  Effective January 15, 2022, the SISC health plans are covering over-the-counter (OTC) FDA authorized COVID-19 tests purchased for personal use.  The OTC COVID-19 test kits will be covered at a reimbursement rate of up to $12 per test, with a limit of eight tests per covered individual every 30 days.

 SISC Blue Shield Members:

  •  Navitus Health Solutions will be providing reimbursement through the SISC pharmacy benefit. The Direct Member Reimbursement (DMR) form and instructions are available at
  •  Demand for test kits has soared. There will likely be shortages of test kits available for purchase at pharmacies.
  • If a network pharmacy happens to have test kits available, then members may get their test kits at the pharmacy counter with no out-of-pocket costs at the point of sale.

 SISC Kaiser Permanente Members:

  • Kaiser Permanente will reimburse members for FDA-approved rapid antigen home tests purchased on or after January 15th. Members may log into their account and submit a reimbursement claim here: KP Member Reimbursement.  
  • Kaiser Permanente, like other health care organizations, has access to a very limited supply of tests.  As the supply of tests increases, Kaiser Permanente is working to make them available to their members through a number of outlets, including mail-order. Visit for the most up-to-date information on supply, testing, and vaccinations.

 Due to likely shortages of test kits available for purchase, we want to make members aware of other ways to get FDA-approved rapid antigen home tests:

  • Every home in the US is eligible to order 4 free at-home COVID-19 tests delivered to their home. Visit for more information and to order tests.
  • The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is providing up to 50 million free, at-home tests to community health centers and Medicare-certified clinics for distribution at no cost to patients and community members. A list of community-based sites that provide low or no-cost testing can be found here:

Additional information regarding federal government support for school-based COVID testing can be found here: Testing in Schools Fact Sheet Jan 2022.